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Dietrich Eckart

1868 - 1923

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Dietrich Eckart (German: [ˈɛkaʁt]; 23 March 1868 – 26 December 1923) was a German völkisch poet, playwright, journalist, publicist, and political activist who was one of the founders of the German Workers' Party, the precursor of the Nazi Party. Eckart was a key influence on Adolf Hitler in the early years of the Party, the original publisher of the party newspaper, the Völkischer Beobachter ("Völkisch Observer"), and the lyricist of the first party anthem, Sturmlied ("Storming Song"). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dietrich Eckart has received more than 968,975 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Dietrich Eckart is the 571st most popular writer (up from 616th in 2019), the 546th most popular biography from Germany (up from 553rd in 2019) and the 34th most popular German Writer.

Dietrich Eckart is most famous for being one of the founders of the Nazi party. He was a prominent member of the party and helped Hitler in his rise to power.

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Among writers, Dietrich Eckart ranks 571 out of 5,755Before him are Jacob L. Moreno, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Theocritus, Sándor Petőfi, Mo Yan, and Lion Feuchtwanger. After him are Eyvind Johnson, Isaac Babel, Dino Buzzati, Juan Ramón Jiménez, Francisco de Quevedo, and Salvatore Quasimodo.

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Among people born in 1868, Dietrich Eckart ranks 22Before him are Gertrude Bell, Fuad I of Egypt, Gaston Leroux, Florence Foster Jenkins, Paul Claudel, and Theodore William Richards. After him are Gustav Meyrink, Vittorio Monti, Felix Hoffmann, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, Edmond Rostand, and Scott Joplin. Among people deceased in 1923, Dietrich Eckart ranks 12Before him are Johannes Diderik van der Waals, Constantine I of Greece, Princess Helena of the United Kingdom, Jaroslav Hašek, Warren G. Harding, and Pancho Villa. After him are Damdin Sükhbaatar, Joaquín Sorolla, Pierre Loti, Julius Martov, James Dewar, and George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Dietrich Eckart ranks 546 out of 6,142Before him are Ananda Mahidol (1925), Hans Baldung (1484), Karl Schwarzschild (1873), Albert the Bear (1100), Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner (1780), and Lion Feuchtwanger (1884). After him are Martin Heinrich Klaproth (1743), Ernst Udet (1896), Hugh of Saint Victor (1096), Hermann Staudinger (1881), Ernst Bloch (1885), and Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria (1847).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Dietrich Eckart ranks 34Before him are Jean Paul (1763), Ulrich von Hutten (1488), Patrick Süskind (1949), Erich Kästner (1899), Heinrich Mann (1871), and Lion Feuchtwanger (1884). After him are Elisabeth of Wied (1843), August Wilhelm Schlegel (1767), Ludwig Tieck (1773), Georg Büchner (1813), Bert Hellinger (1925), and Hugo Ball (1886).