Heinrich Ernst Göring

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Heinrich Ernst Göring (31 October 1839 – 7 December 1913) was a German jurist and diplomat who served as colonial governor of German South West Africa.wikipedia
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Hermann Göring

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He was the father of five children including Hermann Göring, the Nazi leader and commander of the Luftwaffe.
His father, Heinrich Ernst Göring (31 October 1839 – 7 December 1913), a former cavalry officer, had been the first Governor-General of the German protectorate of South-West Africa (modern-day Namibia).

German South West Africa

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Heinrich Ernst Göring (31 October 1839 – 7 December 1913) was a German jurist and diplomat who served as colonial governor of German South West Africa. After a career as a provincial judge, the Dutch-speaking Göring was appointed Imperial Commissioner of German South West Africa in 1885, the first German imperial commissioner, after Otto von Bismarck was forced into creating a state-financed colonial administration to support his country's fledgling Protectorate of South West Africa.
In May, Heinrich Ernst Göring was appointed Commissioner and established his administration at Otjimbingwe.

Albert Göring

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He was the fifth child of the former Reichskommissar to German South-West Africa and German Consul General to Haiti, Heinrich Ernst Göring, and his wife Franziska "Fanny" Tiefenbrunn, who came from a Bavarian peasant family.

Emmerich am Rhein

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Göring was born in Emmerich am Rhein.

Herero and Namaqua genocide

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This eventually led to the Herero and Namaqua genocide.
Faced with repeated attacks by the Khowesin, a clan of the Khoikhoi under Hendrik Witbooi, he signed a protection treaty on 21 October 1885 with Imperial Germany's colonial governor Heinrich Ernst Göring (father of Nazi Luftwaffe commander Hermann Göring) but did not cede the land of the Herero.

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Beginning in 1885 he served under acting Reichskommisar Heinrich Ernst Göring (1839–1913) in Otjimbingwe, the colonial headquarters of German South West Africa.

Maharero

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Göring's first action was to gain a 'protection treaty' with the leading Herero chief, Maharero.
Also faced with repeated attacks by the ǀKhowesin, a subtribe of the Khoikhoi under Hendrik Witbooi, Maharero signed a protection treaty with Imperial Germany's colonial governor Göring on 21 October 1885 but did not cede the land of the Herero.

Germany

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Heinrich Ernst Göring (31 October 1839 – 7 December 1913) was a German jurist and diplomat who served as colonial governor of German South West Africa.

Jurist

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Heinrich Ernst Göring (31 October 1839 – 7 December 1913) was a German jurist and diplomat who served as colonial governor of German South West Africa.

Diplomat

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Heinrich Ernst Göring (31 October 1839 – 7 December 1913) was a German jurist and diplomat who served as colonial governor of German South West Africa.

Nazi Party

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He was the father of five children including Hermann Göring, the Nazi leader and commander of the Luftwaffe.

Luftwaffe

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He was the father of five children including Hermann Göring, the Nazi leader and commander of the Luftwaffe.

Nuremberg

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After a career as a provincial judge, the Dutch-speaking Göring was appointed Imperial Commissioner of German South West Africa in 1885, the first German imperial commissioner, after Otto von Bismarck was forced into creating a state-financed colonial administration to support his country's fledgling Protectorate of South West Africa.

Herero people

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Göring's first action was to gain a 'protection treaty' with the leading Herero chief, Maharero.

Nama people

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Repeated, successful armed attacks by the Nama clan of Hendrik Witbooi proved the point.

Kaiser Wilhelm Institute of Anthropology, Human Heredity, and Eugenics

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Herero skulls were eventually used by the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute of Anthropology, Human Heredity, and Eugenics, pursuing a policy of eugenics.

Eugenics

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Herero skulls were eventually used by the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute of Anthropology, Human Heredity, and Eugenics, pursuing a policy of eugenics.