Nazi supporter and ‘black widow’ dies

Florrie Rost van Tonningen, the wife of one of the most prominent Dutch collaborators during World War II, has died in Belgium at the age of 92. Rost van Tonningen earned herself the nickname ‘the black widow’ for her adherence to Nazi and white supremacist ideology long after the war was over.

A Holocaust denier, she was last fined for inciting racial hatred in 1992, ANP reports.
Her husband Meinoud, who was the second highest ranking member of the Dutch Nazi party (NSB) during the war, ran the national bank during the occupation. He died in prison in 1945, his death is assumed to have been suicide.
Her three sons all rejected her ideology.

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