Erik Van Hanussen
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Mentalist, real name Herschel Steinschneider, known as the "Magician of Berlin". Claimed to be a clairvoyant and telepath. Charged with a number of nefarious activities, including fraud, in Germany and Czechoslovakia. Befriended a high-ranking member of the Nazi Party, Count von Helldorf, obtaining political favors for money. Changed his religion from Judaism to Protestantism in order to join the...