Arthur Liebehenschel

1901 - 1948

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Arthur Liebehenschel (German: [ˈaʁtuːɐ̯ ˈliːbəhɛnʃl̩] ; 25 November 1901 – 24 January 1948) was a German commandant at the Auschwitz and Majdanek concentration camps during the Holocaust. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur Liebehenschel has received more than 466,794 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Arthur Liebehenschel is the 2,608th most popular politician (down from 2,197th in 2019), the 155th most popular biography from Poland (down from 125th in 2019) and the 39th most popular Polish Politician.

Arthur Liebehenschel was a Nazi SS officer who served as the commandant of Auschwitz concentration camp. He was also a member of the Schutzstaffel, or SS.

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Among politicians, Arthur Liebehenschel ranks 2,608 out of 19,576Before him are Qalawun, Yazdegerd I, Guntram, Emperor Reigen, Canute V of Denmark, and Süleyman Çelebi. After him are Cleomenes I, Ladislaus of Naples, Konstantinos Karamanlis, Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark, Mstislav I of Kiev, and Yazid III.

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Among people born in 1901, Arthur Liebehenschel ranks 47Before him are Jascha Heifetz, Nikolai Vatutin, Henri Lefebvre, Vincent du Vigneaud, Alfred Tarski, and José Nasazzi. After him are Carl Barks, Eisaku Satō, Zhang Xueliang, José Leandro Andrade, Louis Kahn, and Lee Strasberg. Among people deceased in 1948, Arthur Liebehenschel ranks 26Before him are Theodor Morell, Ruth Benedict, Karl Gebhardt, Prince Aimone, Duke of Aosta, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, and Maria Mandl. After him are Kurt Schwitters, John J. Pershing, Georges Bernanos, Hugo Boss, Umberto Giordano, and D. W. Griffith.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Arthur Liebehenschel ranks 155 out of 1,694Before him are Bolesław III Wrymouth (1086), Jerzy Grotowski (1933), Clara Immerwahr (1870), Alfred Tarski (1901), Miroslav Klose (1978), and Ignacy Mościcki (1867). After him are Rochus Misch (1917), Erich Mendelsohn (1887), Maxim Litvinov (1876), Christa Wolf (1929), William I of Württemberg (1781), and Hermann Balck (1893).


Among politicians born in Poland, Arthur Liebehenschel ranks 39Before him are Géza I of Hungary (1040), Władysław Gomułka (1905), Zvi Zamir (1925), Albrecht von Roon (1803), Bronisław Komorowski (1952), and Bolesław III Wrymouth (1086). After him are Maxim Litvinov (1876), William I of Württemberg (1781), Georg Michaelis (1857), Bolesław Bierut (1892), Władysław Anders (1892), and Carl Friedrich Goerdeler (1884).