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Arthur Seyss-Inquart

1892 - 1946

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Arthur Seyss-Inquart (German: Seyß-Inquart, [ˈartuːɐ̯ zaɪs ˈʔɪŋkvart] (listen); 22 July 1892 – 16 October 1946) was an Austrian Nazi politician who served as Chancellor of Austria in 1938 for two days before the Anschluss. His positions in Nazi Germany included "deputy governor to Hans Frank in the General Government of Occupied Poland, and Reich commissioner for the German-occupied Netherlands" including shared responsibility "for the deportation of Dutch Jews and the shooting of hostages".During World War I, Seyss-Inquart fought for the Austro-Hungarian Army with distinction. After the war he became a successful lawyer, and went on to join the governments of Chancellors Engelbert Dollfuss and Kurt Schuschnigg. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur Seyss-Inquart has received more than 1,253,281 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia. Arthur Seyss-Inquart is the 638th most popular politician (down from 618th in 2019), the 23rd most popular biography from Czechia (down from 22nd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Czech Politician.

Arthur Seyss-Inquart was a Nazi official who served as Reichskommissar of the Netherlands from 1940 to 1945. He was tried and convicted at the Nuremberg Trials for crimes against humanity and war crimes.

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Among politicians, Arthur Seyss-Inquart ranks 638 out of 15,577Before him are Hideki Tojo, Michael of Russia, James Monroe, Ngo Dinh Diem, Sweyn Forkbeard, and Lucius Tarquinius Priscus. After him are Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, Ptolemy II Philadelphus, Christian II of Denmark, Philip I of France, Tigranes the Great, and Miloš Zeman.

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Among people born in 1892, Arthur Seyss-Inquart ranks 11Before him are Walter Benjamin, Louis de Broglie, Manfred von Richthofen, Ivo Andrić, Zita of Bourbon-Parma, and Pearl S. Buck. After him are Martin Niemöller, Oliver Hardy, Alexander Alekhine, Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Sepp Dietrich, and Theodor Eicke. Among people deceased in 1946, Arthur Seyss-Inquart ranks 11Before him are H. G. Wells, Alfred Rosenberg, Alfred Jodl, John Logie Baird, Hans Frank, and Ernst Kaltenbrunner. After him are Ion Antonescu, Mikhail Kalinin, Wilhelm Frick, Julius Streicher, Alexander Alekhine, and Gerhart Hauptmann.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Arthur Seyss-Inquart ranks 23 out of 973Before him are Karel Čapek (1890), John of Nepomuk (1350), Joseph Schumpeter (1883), Ernst Mach (1838), Albrecht von Wallenstein (1583), and Wilhelm Steinitz (1836). After him are Joseph Radetzky von Radetz (1766), Miloš Zeman (1944), Edvard Beneš (1884), Bertha von Suttner (1843), Hans Kelsen (1881), and Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk (1850).

Among POLITICIANS In Czechia

Among politicians born in Czechia, Arthur Seyss-Inquart ranks 2Before him are Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1316). After him are Miloš Zeman (1944), Edvard Beneš (1884), Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk (1850), Ottokar II of Bohemia (1233), Klement Gottwald (1896), Wenceslaus III of Bohemia (1289), Wenceslaus II of Bohemia (1271), Emil Hácha (1872), Václav Klaus (1941), and Marie, Princess of Liechtenstein (1940).