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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 803,671 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Andreas Baader is the 35th most popular extremist (up from 39th in 2019), the 683rd most popular biography from Germany (up from 695th 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 209Before him are Machine Gun Kelly, Luis Carrero Blanco, Mehmet Ali Ağca, Frederick Trump, Otto Ohlendorf, and H. H. Holmes. After him are Tommaso Buscetta, Nathuram Godse, Peter Kürten, Vincenzo Peruggia, William Kemmler, and Emperor Norton.

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Among people born in 1943, Andreas Baader ranks 50Before him are Betty Williams, Gianni Rivera, Masaru Emoto, Mohammad Khatami, Mariss Jansons, and Klaus Maria Brandauer. After him are Michael Mann, Peter Zumthor, Dušan Ivković, Roy Andersson, Klaus von Klitzing, and Hanna Schygulla. Among people deceased in 1977, Andreas Baader ranks 26Before him are Howard Hawks, Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois, Bing Crosby, Clarice Lispector, Alexander Luria, and Groucho Marx. After him are Edgar Adrian, Clementine Churchill, Lee Miller, Ali Shariati, Henri-Georges Clouzot, and James Jones.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Andreas Baader ranks 683 out of 6,142Before him are Frederick Augustus II of Saxony (1797), Georg Elser (1903), Markus Wolf (1923), Wilhelm Bittrich (1894), Hermann Müller (1876), and Ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria (1636). After him are Julius Schreck (1898), Josef Albers (1888), Matilda of Ringelheim (894), Artur Axmann (1913), Hermann Weyl (1885), and Klaus Mann (1906).

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), Oskar Gröning (1921), Johann Rattenhuber (1897), and Armin Meiwes (1961).