August Bebel

1840 - 1913

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Ferdinand August Bebel (22 February 1840 – 13 August 1913) was a German socialist politician, writer, and orator. He is best remembered as one of the founders of the Social Democratic Workers' Party of Germany (SDAP) in 1869, which in 1875 merged with the General German Workers' Association into the Socialist Workers' Party of Germany (SAPD). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of August Bebel has received more than 261,817 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). August Bebel is the 2,088th most popular politician (up from 2,138th in 2019), the 585th most popular biography from Germany (down from 563rd in 2019) and the 152nd most popular German Politician.

August Bebel was a German socialist who is most famous for his book, Woman and Socialism.

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Among politicians, August Bebel ranks 2,088 out of 15,710Before him are Leonidas II, Hyojong of Joseon, Hong Xiuquan, Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, Leopoldo Galtieri, and Semerkhet. After him are Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples, Choi Kyu-hah, Andrew I of Hungary, Sweyn II of Denmark, Maria Anna of Bavaria, and Empress Wanrong.

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Among people born in 1840, August Bebel ranks 17Before him are Crazy Horse, Edward Drinker Cope, John Boyd Dunlop, Carl Menger, Father Damien, and Thomas Hardy. After him are Richard von Krafft-Ebing, Hiram Maxim, Alfred Thayer Mahan, Edward Whymper, Hans Makart, and Johann II, Prince of Liechtenstein. Among people deceased in 1913, August Bebel ranks 12Before him are Alfred von Schlieffen, Menelik II, Josephine Cochrane, Harriet Tubman, Tokugawa Yoshinobu, and Sophia of Nassau. After him are Tobias Asser, Lesya Ukrainka, Francisco I. Madero, Ármin Vámbéry, Lewis A. Swift, and Emily Davison.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, August Bebel ranks 585 out of 5,289Before him are Wilhelmine Amalia of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1673), Joachim Löw (1960), Ernst Mayr (1904), Hermann Müller (1876), Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse (1837), and Karl Wolff (1900). After him are Maria Anna of Bavaria (1551), James Last (1929), Till Lindemann (1963), Karl Gebhardt (1897), August Macke (1887), and Max Liebermann (1847).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, August Bebel ranks 152Before him are Rupert, King of Germany (1352), John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg (1572), Hans Luther (1879), Wilhelmine Amalia of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1673), Hermann Müller (1876), and Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse (1837). After him are Maria Anna of Bavaria (1551), Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1629), Hedwig of Silesia (1174), Roman Herzog (1934), Willi Stoph (1914), and Maria Sophie of Bavaria (1841).