Alfred Hugenberg

1865 - 1951

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Alfred Ernst Christian Alexander Hugenberg (19 June 1865 – 12 March 1951) was an influential German businessman and politician. An important figure in nationalist politics in Germany during the first three decades of the twentieth century, Hugenberg became the country's leading media proprietor during the 1920s. As leader of the German National People's Party, he played a part in helping Adolf Hitler become chancellor of Germany and served in his first cabinet in 1933, hoping to control Hitler and use him as his tool. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfred Hugenberg has received more than 466,297 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Alfred Hugenberg is the 2,701st most popular politician (down from 2,587th in 2019), the 715th most popular biography from Germany (down from 710th in 2019) and the 198th most popular German Politician.

Alfred Hugenberg was a German politician and businessman who founded the German National People's Party. He served as Minister of Agriculture and as Chancellor of Germany in the Weimar Republic.

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Over the past year Alfred Hugenberg has had the most page views in the with 77,101 views, followed by German (68,002), and Russian (10,142). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (63.64%), Finnish (62.62%), and North Frisian (49.91%)


Among politicians, Alfred Hugenberg ranks 2,701 out of 19,576Before him are Magnus the Good, Louis-Jules Trochu, Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony, Creoda of Mercia, John I of Aragon, and Admetus. After him are Prithviraj Chauhan, Senedj, Safi of Persia, Maxim Litvinov, Joanna II of Naples, and Henry III of Castile.

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Among people born in 1865, Alfred Hugenberg ranks 20Before him are Richard Adolf Zsigmondy, Sven Hedin, Andranik, Philipp Scheidemann, Paul Dukas, and Émile Jaques-Dalcroze. After him are Benjamin Guggenheim, Frederick Augustus III of Saxony, Félix Vallotton, Amélie of Orléans, Akseli Gallen-Kallela, and Jacques Hadamard. Among people deceased in 1951, Alfred Hugenberg ranks 15Before him are René Guénon, Arnold Sommerfeld, Otto Fritz Meyerhof, Hermann Broch, August Horch, and Otto Ohlendorf. After him are Maxim Litvinov, Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland, Sinclair Lewis, Amélie of Orléans, Harald Bohr, and Zaifeng, Prince Chun.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Alfred Hugenberg ranks 715 out of 7,253Before him are Artur Axmann (1913), Carlos Kleiber (1930), Hermann Cohen (1842), Thomas Anders (1963), Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony (1722), and Johann Bayer (1572). After him are Kurt Schwitters (1887), Clemens Brentano (1778), Max Liebermann (1847), Ulrich von Hutten (1488), Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia (1907), and Gabriele Münter (1877).

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