Plötzensee Prison

in Berlin, Germany

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Hüttigpfad 16, 13627 Berlin, Germany
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Plötzensee Prison (German: Justizvollzugsanstalt Plötzensee, JVA Plötzensee) is a men's prison in the Charlottenburg-Nord locality of Berlin with a capacity for 577 prisoners, operated by the State of Berlin judicial administration. The detention centre established in 1868 has a long history; it became notorious during the Nazi era as one of the main sites of capital punishment, where about 3,000 inmates were executed. Famous inmates include East Germany's last communist leader Egon Krenz.


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Plötzensee Prison

Address: Hüttigpfad 16, 13627 Berlin, Germany