Fritz Suhren (10 June 1908 – 12 June 1950) was a German SS officer who joined the Nazi Party in 1928. In 1941, he was stationed at Sachsenhausen concentration camp, and in 1942 took over as commandant of the Ravensbrück concentration camp. After the war, Suhren was arrested by the British army, but escaped. In 1949, he was recaptured by the United States Army, and put on trial in 1950. He was found guilty of both war crimes and crimes against humanity, and executed on 12 June 1950.