MULLER Ludwig (Meuller)( Pastor KöTnigsberg Military District, was elected September 27, 1933, under pressure from Hitler and zealous participation of the so-called. Imperial German Christian bishop)
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Muller, Ludwig (Meuller), (1883-1945), pastor of KöTnigsberg Military District, was elected September 27, 1933, under pressure from Hitler and zealous participation of T. n. German Christians (T. e. pro-Nazi) Imperial Bishop. Born June 23, 1883 in Gö+tersloh. In the mid 20-ies. become an army chaplain in I Military Region in Koenigsberg, where he gained fame with her sermons on unconditional love for the motherland and the high duty to be a German, as well as his uncompromising anti-Semitism. In 1926 the commander of the East Prussian Military District, General Werner von Blomberg, introduced him to Hitler, followed by Muller quickly took off. April 4, 1933 he was appointed as the confidant and the Commissioner of the Evangelical Church. Since that time, Mueller became a central figure in the struggle between the pro-Hitler Germanischer movement for the faith and the new Congregation Church (Bekentniskirhe), which was led by Martin NiemöTller. In accordance with the policy glyayhshaltung, Hitler demanded from the imperial church, so she gathered all the Protestants into a single, easily managed company, expecting that the new church would support the Nazi regime. 23 July 1933 a national synod at Wittenberg chosen Mueller Imperial bishop, and in this position he began to struggle with faith-based church. Although Muller and was a fanatical supporter of the Nazi regime, but he never managed to gain the absolute trust of Hitler. Since 1935, when Hitler gave the decision of religious issues in the conduct of imperial commission on religion, the influence of Muller had begun to fade. He died in Berlin on July 31, 1945.