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Jan-Carl Raspe

Jan-Carl Raspe (July 24, 1944 - October 18, 1977) was born in the German capital Berlin.

Although living in East Berlin, he was in West Berlin when the Berlin Wall was built in 1961, and stayed there, living with his uncle and aunt. He co-founded Kommune II in 1967 and joined the Red Army Faction, also known as the Baader-Meinhof Gang, in 1970.

He was arrested with Andreas Baader on 1 July 1972 and was convicted on 28 April 1977 and sentenced to life imprisonment. Like Baader and others, he committed suicide in Stammheim prison in Stuttgart on 18 October 1977.