International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg

  • Mezinárodní vojenský tribunál v Norimberku
  • Międzynarodowy Trybunał Wojskowy w Norymberdze
  • Internationaler Militärgerichtshof (IMG)
Type of Entity
Corporate Body

Dates of Existence

20 November 1945 - 1 October 1946


The International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg was established after the mutual agreement of Great Britain, France, United States and the Soviet Union to punish captured Nazi officials for their war crimes. The main proceeding was lead against 24 Nazi representatives (including Hermann Göring or Rudolf Hess) and also against representatives of 6 criminal organizations (NSDAP, SS, SD, Gestapo, SA, OKW - these organizations were prohibited). During the proceeding were the accused sentenced to death, life imprisonment or 10-20 years of imprisonment. After the main proceeding went after subsequent proceedings.

Rules and Conventions

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