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Former Auschwitz prisoner Jozef Paczynski, who was barber to the Nazi German death camp's infamous commander Rudolf Hoess, has died at the age of 95, local media said Monday. The retired engineering teacher died Sunday in the southern city of Krakow, according to the Polish press agency PAP. Tattooed as prisoner 121, Paczynski was among the first 700 Polish prisoners of war that the Nazis shipped to Auschwitz in June 1940. "There were eight or 10 professional hairdressers from Warsaw and Hoess ordered that an apprentice like me cut his hair," Paczynski told AFP at this year's ceremonies marking 70 years since the Soviet Red Army liberated Auschwitz near the end of World War II.