Alfred Naujocks

1911 - 1966

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Alfred Helmut Naujocks (20 September 1911 – 4 April 1966), alias Hans Müller, Alfred Bonsen, and Rudolf Möbert, was a German SS functionary during the Third Reich. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfred Naujocks has received more than 221,105 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Alfred Naujocks is the 121st most popular social activist, the 995th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,062nd in 2019) and the 11th most popular Social Activist.

Alfred Naujocks is most famous for his part in the Gleiwitz incident, which was a false flag operation. Naujocks and his team dressed up as Polish soldiers and then staged an attack on a German radio station in order to make it seem like the Poles were attacking Germany.

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Among social activists, Alfred Naujocks ranks 121 out of 538Before him are Rashid ad-Din Sinan, Vesna Vulović, Denis Mukwege, Flora Tristan, Maria Altmann, and Vasil Levski. After him are Alexander Parvus, Meng Huo, Gerda Christian, John Brown, Mangal Pandey, and Sergey Nechayev.

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Among people born in 1911, Alfred Naujocks ranks 54Before him are Vincent Price, Bruno Kreisky, Robert Taylor, Henri Troyat, Ernesto Sabato, and Karl Silberbauer. After him are Nicholas Ray, Klaus Fuchs, Lucille Ball, Gustav Wagner, Akira Yoshizawa, and Feodor Lynen. Among people deceased in 1966, Alfred Naujocks ranks 33Before him are Carlo Carrà, Abdul Salam Arif, Rolf Maximilian Sievert, Chang Myon, Herbert Gille, and Alexander von Falkenhausen. After him are Elizabeth Arden, Gino Severini, Charlotte Cooper, D. T. Suzuki, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, and Hannes Kolehmainen.

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Among people born in Germany, Alfred Naujocks ranks 995 out of 6,142Before him are Ernst Heinkel (1888), Ludwig Guttmann (1899), Theodor W. Hänsch (1941), Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine (1823), Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1854), and Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen (1792). After him are Hermann of Reichenau (1013), Emil Jellinek (1853), Max Liebermann (1847), Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (1658), Georg Wittig (1897), and Erhard Heiden (1901).


Among social activists born in Germany, Alfred Naujocks ranks 11Before him are Carl von Ossietzky (1889), Anneliese Michel (1952), Horst Wessel (1907), Jenny von Westphalen (1814), Paul Schäfer (1921), and Hans Scholl (1918). After him are Gerda Christian (1913), Klaus Störtebeker (1360), Rudi Dutschke (1940), Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen (1818), Hanns Martin Schleyer (1915), and Christoph Probst (1919).