A historical timeline

The history of the Holocaust is very complex, with numerous events taking place at different times and in different places. This timeline puts those various events in chronological order. Key dates in history are accompanied by text and image.

01/ 09 1939

Aktion T4

German physicians start to kill approx. 200.000 “imperfect Aryans” such as the mentally or physically disabled and infirm elderly people.