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Baldur von Schirach

1907 - 1974

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Baldur Benedikt von Schirach (9 May 1907 – 8 August 1974) was a German politician who is best known for his role as the Nazi Party national youth leader and head of the Hitler Youth from 1931 to 1940. He later served as Gauleiter and Reichsstatthalter ("Reich Governor") of Vienna. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Baldur von Schirach has received more than 1,099,468 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Baldur von Schirach is the 1,159th most popular politician (down from 1,074th in 2019), the 323rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 309th in 2019) and the 90th most popular German Politician.

Baldur von Schirach was the Nazi leader of the Hitler Youth. He was convicted of crimes against humanity and sentenced to 20 years in prison.

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Among politicians, Baldur von Schirach ranks 1,159 out of 15,577Before him are Dolores Ibárruri, Bashar al-Assad, Casimir IV Jagiellon, Xianfeng Emperor, Amanullah Khan, and Jean Monnet. After him are Maximilian II of Bavaria, Roderic, James A. Garfield, Möngke Khan, Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi, and Andronikos III Palaiologos.

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Among people born in 1907, Baldur von Schirach ranks 14Before him are Mircea Eliade, Hergé, Laurence Olivier, Rachel Carson, Alberto Moravia, and Yakov Dzhugashvili. After him are Jacques Tati, Yang Shangkun, J. Hans D. Jensen, Lin Biao, John Bowlby, and Robert A. Heinlein. Among people deceased in 1974, Baldur von Schirach ranks 11Before him are Juan Perón, James Chadwick, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Vittorio De Sica, Amin al-Husseini, and Pär Lagerkvist. After him are U Thant, Imre Lakatos, Rudolf Dassler, David Oistrakh, Duke Ellington, and Otto Strasser.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Baldur von Schirach ranks 323 out of 6,142Before him are Mayer Amschel Rothschild (1744), Karen Horney (1885), Robert Bunsen (1811), Maria Alexandrovna (1824), Simone Signoret (1921), and Hermann Fegelein (1906). After him are Friedrich Carl von Savigny (1779), Maximilian II of Bavaria (1811), August von Mackensen (1849), August Ferdinand Möbius (1790), Emil Kraepelin (1856), and Otto Heinrich Warburg (1883).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Baldur von Schirach ranks 90Before him are Frederick V of the Palatinate (1596), Christian I of Denmark (1426), Gustav Stresemann (1878), Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1175), Valentinian II (371), and Mayer Amschel Rothschild (1744). After him are Maximilian II of Bavaria (1811), Karl Haushofer (1869), Valdemar I of Denmark (1131), Friedrich Fromm (1888), Frederick I of Sweden (1676), and Christian III of Denmark (1503).