Defendants Konstantin von Neurath and Hermann Goering talk during a recess at the International Military Tribunal trial of war criminals at Nuremberg.
Harry S. Truman Library
Konstantin von Neurath (1873-1956) was Foreign Minister of Germany (1932-1938) and Reich Protector for Bohemia and Moravia (1939-1941). Von Neurath was found guilty on all four counts (conspiracy, crimes against peace, war crimes, and crimes against humanity) and sentenced to 15 years imprisonment. He was released in 1954 due to ill health after serving 8 years of his sentence.