Hermann von Siemens
Hermann von Siemens was a German
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

 industrialist who became head of the German electrical and electronics company Siemens AG
Siemens AG
Siemens AG is a German multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Munich, Germany. It is the largest Europe-based electronics and electrical engineering company....

 in 1941 and served until 1956. He was the son of Arnold von Siemens
Arnold von Siemens
Arnold von Siemens was a German telecommunications industrialist, one of the successors on his family's company, the son of Ernst Werner von Siemens and his first wife Mathilde Duman....

 and wife Ellen von Helmholtz and paternal grandson of Ernst Werner von Siemens
Ernst Werner von Siemens
Ernst Werner Siemens, von Siemens since 1888, was a German inventor and industrialist. Siemens' name has been adopted as the SI unit of electrical conductance, the siemens...

 and first wife Mathilde Duman. He died at the age of 101. He was also the grandfather of Henrik von Siemens and the great grandfather of Sophia and Philippa von Siemens.

Note: After 1945, Hermann was removed as head of company by Allied Forces to deal with war crime charges. After many months, including some in captivity - the charges were dropped so he could return as head of firm.
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