Léon Degrelle Net Worth

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Léon Degrelle Net Worth is
$1.6 Million

Mini Biography

Léon Degrelle was created on June 15, 1906 in Bouillon, Luxembourg, Belgium as Léon Joseph Marie Ignace Degrelle. He passed away on March 31, 1994 in Malaga, Spain.

1Despite his name being obscure in many history books, he was in fact one of the regional governors of his people in French Speaking Belgium and given the title of Gauleiter.
2Of the original 800 Wallons that fought for Germany, only 3 survived--among them was Degrelle.
3Leon Degrelle was involved in over 75 hand to hand combat situations and critically wounded 6 times during WW2. And despite his injuries, he would still lead his men forward.
4Went from Private to General of his own battalion in less than 4 years of combat.
5Within 3.5 years of active combat duty, Léon Degrelle, started as a Private and ended up as a General, and the last commander of the 28th SS Batallion Wallonien in his tenure.
6Was in Mexico up until 1934 during the Cristero War, as a correspondent for Christus Rex, a conservative Catholic publication.
7Was condemned to death "in absentia" by firing squad in Belgium for his role as a collaborator.
8After Germany's defeat, Degrelle fled to Denmark and eventually Norway, where he commandeered a Heinkel He 111 aircraft, allegedly provided by Albert Speer. He crash landed in San Sebastián, in Northern Spain.
9The later addition of Oak Leaves to his Knight's Cross, has only been awarded to 2 other foreigners during WW2. Degrelle is only 1 of 3 recipients.
10Received a Knights Cross (Ritterkreuze), directly from Adolf Hitler himself, and Degrelle later claimed, that Hitler told him "if I had a son, I wish he'd resemble you".
11Was a Walloon Belgian politician, and founder of the Rexist movement in 1930.

Archive Footage

Nazi Collaborators2010TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Gladiators of World War II2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Hitler's Victory2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Nazis Strike1943Documentary shortHimself - Leader: Rexist Party, Belgium (uncredited)


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