Dietrich Eckart

1868 - 1923

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Dietrich Eckart (German: [ˈɛkaʁt]; 23 March 1868 – 26 December 1923) was a German anti-Semitic völkisch poet, playwright, journalist, publicist, and political activist who was one of the founders of the German Workers' Party, the predecessor to 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 642,455 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Dietrich Eckart is the 616th most popular writer (down from 584th in 2019), the 553rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 491st in 2019) and the 37th 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 616 out of 5,794Before him are Miguel Ángel Asturias, Alfred Döblin, Osip Mandelstam, Ahmad ibn Fadlan, Patricia Highsmith, and Laura Ingalls Wilder. After him are Antoine François Prévost, Luis Sepúlveda, Louise Hay, Giacomo Leopardi, Marcus Gavius Apicius, and Pierre Loti.

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Among people born in 1868, Dietrich Eckart ranks 25Before him are Fuad I of Egypt, Scott Joplin, Gaston Leroux, Gustav Meyrink, Edmond Rostand, and Vittorio Monti. After him are Felix Hoffmann, Theodore William Richards, Huo Yuanjia, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, August Horch, and Eleanor H. Porter. Among people deceased in 1923, Dietrich Eckart ranks 13Before him are Jaroslav Hašek, Princess Helena of the United Kingdom, Pancho Villa, John Venn, Warren G. Harding, and Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy. After him are Pierre Loti, Julius Martov, Joaquín Sorolla, Damdin Sükhbaatar, Katherine Mansfield, and Princess Louise of Prussia.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Dietrich Eckart ranks 553 out of 5,289Before him are Heinrich Brüning (1885), Werner Mölders (1913), Otto Fritz Meyerhof (1884), Norbert of Xanten (1080), Pope Damasus II (1000), and Otto Günsche (1917). After him are Caroline Augusta of Bavaria (1792), Hans-Joachim Marseille (1919), Wolfgang Petersen (1941), Christopher Clavius (1538), Georg Elser (1903), and Hans Spemann (1869).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Dietrich Eckart ranks 37Before him are Patrick Süskind (1949), Ludwig Tieck (1773), Lion Feuchtwanger (1884), August Wilhelm Schlegel (1767), Georg Büchner (1813), and Klaus Mann (1906). After him are Ulrich von Hutten (1488), Elisabeth of Wied (1843), Bert Hellinger (1925), Hans Fallada (1893), Hugo Ball (1886), and Wilhelm Hauff (1802).