Andreas Baader

1943 - 1977

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Berndt Andreas Baader (6 May 1943 – 18 October 1977), was a West German communist and leader of the left-wing militant organization Red Army Faction (RAF) also commonly known as the Baader-Meinhof Group. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andreas Baader has received more than 872,355 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Andreas Baader is the 35th most popular extremist (down from 34th in 2019), the 654th most popular biography from Germany (up from 683rd in 2019) and the 4th most popular German Extremist.

Andreas Baader was a terrorist who was part of the Red Army Faction. He was most famous for being a member of the group and for his involvement in the kidnapping of Hanns-Martin Schleyer.

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Among extremists, Andreas Baader ranks 35 out of 283Before him are Amon Göth, Luis Carrero Blanco, Abu Nidal, Otto Ohlendorf, Cleon, and Nathuram Godse. After him are H. H. Holmes, Jim Jones, Tommaso Buscetta, Peter Kürten, Joseph Kony, and William Kemmler.

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Among people born in 1943, Andreas Baader ranks 53Before him are Helmut Marko, Michael Mann, Klaus von Klitzing, Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson, Billie Jean King, and Pervez Musharraf. After him are Terrence Malick, Peter Zumthor, Mohammed Badie, Betty Williams, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, and Jean-Claude Killy. Among people deceased in 1977, Andreas Baader ranks 22Before him are Kurt Schuschnigg, Anaïs Nin, Ernst Bloch, Joan Crawford, Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois, and Clarice Lispector. After him are Archibald Hill, Howard Hawks, Bing Crosby, Alexander Luria, Henri-Georges Clouzot, and Edgar Adrian.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Andreas Baader ranks 654 out of 7,253Before him are Hans-Joachim Marseille (1919), Herbert Kroemer (1928), Magda Schneider (1909), Bettina von Arnim (1785), Werner Forssmann (1904), and Werner Mölders (1913). After him are Carl Gustav Hempel (1905), Gerhard Ertl (1936), Ottmar Hitzfeld (1949), Rudolf Bultmann (1884), Frederick Augustus II of Saxony (1797), and Ernst Otto Fischer (1918).

Among EXTREMISTS In Germany

Among extremists born in Germany, Andreas Baader ranks 4Before him are Ulrike Meinhof (1934), Frederick Trump (1869), and Otto Ohlendorf (1907). After him are Peter Kürten (1883), Fritz Haarmann (1879), Gudrun Ensslin (1940), Friedrich Jeckeln (1895), Willi Herold (1925), Armin Meiwes (1961), Fritz Honka (1935), and Oskar Gröning (1921).