Alois Brunner

1912 - 2010

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Alois Brunner (8 April 1912 – December 2001 (likely)) was an Austrian Schutzstaffel (SS) SS-Hauptsturmführer who played a significant role in the implementation of the Holocaust through rounding up and deporting Jews in occupied Austria, Greece, Macedonia, France, and finally Slovakia during the Second World War. He was known as Adolf Eichmann's right-hand man. Brunner was responsible for sending over 100,000 European Jews from Austria, Greece, France and Slovakia to ghettos and concentration camps in eastern Europe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alois Brunner has received more than 977,643 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Alois Brunner is the 261st most popular military personnel (down from 244th in 2019), the 166th most popular biography from Austria (down from 150th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Military Personnel.

Alois Brunner was a Nazi officer who was responsible for the deportation of Jews to concentration camps.

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Among military personnels, Alois Brunner ranks 261 out of 1,468Before him are Władysław Sikorski, Italo Balbo, Maurice de Saxe, Lothar Rendulic, Svetozar Boroević, and Andranik. After him are Matthew C. Perry, Sun Bin, Maurice Benyovszky, Omar Bradley, Yermak Timofeyevich, and Erich Priebke.

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Among people born in 1912, Alois Brunner ranks 30Before him are Gene Kelly, Kim Philby, James Callaghan, Konrad Emil Bloch, Robert Doisneau, and Maria Mandl. After him are Pierre Boulle, Sergiu Celibidache, Edward Mills Purcell, Jozef Gabčík, Otto Ernst Remer, and Minoru Yamasaki. Among people deceased in 2010, Alois Brunner ranks 21Before him are Marshall Warren Nirenberg, Gennady Yanayev, Ali Hassan al-Majid, Tsutomu Yamaguchi, Maurice Allais, and Georges Charpak. After him are Jean Simmons, Vasily Smyslov, Viktor Chernomyrdin, Dino De Laurentiis, Miep Gies, and Francesco Cossiga.

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Among people born in Austria, Alois Brunner ranks 166 out of 1,237Before him are Fritz Kreisler (1875), Róbert Bárány (1876), Ferdinand II, Archduke of Austria (1529), Edward Bernays (1891), Leopold V, Duke of Austria (1157), and Lothar Rendulic (1887). After him are Albert III, Duke of Austria (1349), Archduchess Maria Johanna Gabriela of Austria (1750), Maria Antonia of Austria (1669), Maria Anna of Austria (1683), Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1906), and Eduard Strauss (1835).


Among military personnels born in Austria, Alois Brunner ranks 7Before him are Otto Skorzeny (1908), Charles V, Duke of Lorraine (1643), Józef Poniatowski (1763), Roman von Ungern-Sternberg (1886), Franz Stangl (1908), and Lothar Rendulic (1887). After him are Archduke Albrecht, Duke of Teschen (1817), Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf (1852), Karl Philipp, Prince of Schwarzenberg (1771), Walter Nowotny (1920), Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria (1818), and Karl Silberbauer (1911).