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Adolf Hitler

1889 - 1945

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Adolf Hitler (German: [ˈadɔlf ˈhɪtlɐ] (listen); 20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was a German politician and leader of the Nazi Party (officially the National Socialist German Workers' Party or NSDAP). He rose to power as the chancellor of Germany in 1933 and then as Führer in 1934. During his dictatorship from 1933 to 1945, he initiated World War II in Europe by invading Poland on 1 September 1939. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adolf Hitler has received more than 51,797,489 page views. His biography is available in 216 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 206 in 2019). Adolf Hitler is the 3rd most popular politician (down from 2nd in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Austria (down from 1st in 2019) and the most popular Austrian Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Adolf Hitler ranks 3 out of 15,710. Before him are Napoleon and Julius Caesar. After him are Donald Trump, Louis XIV of France, Augustus, Thomas Jefferson, Joseph Stalin, Vladimir Lenin, Charlemagne, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, and Elizabeth I of England.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1889, Adolf Hitler ranks 1After him are Charlie Chaplin, Martin Heidegger, Ludwig Wittgenstein, António de Oliveira Salazar, Jean Cocteau, Edwin Hubble, Jawaharlal Nehru, Ante Pavelić, Anna Akhmatova, Arnold J. Toynbee, and Vaslav Nijinsky. Among people deceased in 1945, Adolf Hitler ranks 1After him are Benito Mussolini, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Anne Frank, Heinrich Himmler, Joseph Goebbels, Eva Braun, Béla Bartók, Martin Bormann, Fedor von Bock, Walter Model, and Anton Webern.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Adolf Hitler ranks 2 out of 1,075. Before him are Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756). After him are Franz Kafka (1883), Joseph Haydn (1732), Franz Schubert (1797), Marie Antoinette (1755), Maria Theresa (1717), Franz Joseph I of Austria (1830), Franz Liszt (1811), Gustav Klimt (1862), Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889), and Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor (1741).

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