Heinrich Himmler was born October 7, 1900, as the son of a secondary school instructor and strict Roman Catholic. By the end of World War I, Himmler had completed secondary school instruction and went on to receive a diploma in agriculture from the Munich Technical High School in 1922.

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Himmler worked as a salesman for a firm of fertilizer manufacturers before joining a paramilitary organization in 1923. In 1925 he joined the Nazi party, 1927 he worked as a Poultry farmer but his future would be imbued following his appointment in January 1929 as leader of the SS, an elite guard of Hitler.

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