Ernst-Günther Schenck

1904 - 1998

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Ernst-Günther Schenck (3 October 1904 – 21 December 1998) was a German doctor and member of the SS in Nazi Germany. Because of a chance encounter with Adolf Hitler during the closing days of World War II, his memoirs proved historically valuable. His accounts of this period are prominent in the works of Joachim Fest and James P. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernst-Günther Schenck has received more than 365,523 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Ernst-Günther Schenck is the 194th most popular physician (down from 174th in 2019), the 1,354th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,028th in 2019) and the 26th most popular German Physician.

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Among physicians, Ernst-Günther Schenck ranks 194 out of 509Before him are Jean-Baptiste Denys, Leander of Seville, Johann Weyer, Werner Haase, Henry Heimlich, and James Lind. After him are Severo Ochoa, Ernst-Robert Grawitz, Philipp Franz von Siebold, Regnier de Graaf, Patch Adams, and Anthony Fauci.

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Among people born in 1904, Ernst-Günther Schenck ranks 68Before him are Minoru Genda, Luigi Dallapiccola, Josef Bühler, Peter Lorre, George Stevens, and Rudolf Arnheim. After him are Ba Jin, Yevgenia Ginzburg, Isamu Noguchi, Henri Cartan, Walther Hewel, and Yves Congar. Among people deceased in 1998, Ernst-Günther Schenck ranks 51Before him are Cozy Powell, Tameo Ide, Sonny Bono, Anne Desclos, Roddy McDowall, and Lloyd Bridges. After him are Kunitaka Sueoka, Agostino Casaroli, Maria Reiche, Jerome Robbins, Verner Panton, and Haxhi Lleshi.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Ernst-Günther Schenck ranks 1,354 out of 5,289Before him are Hans Leo Hassler (1564), Heiner Müller (1929), Adolph Freiherr Knigge (1752), Rudolf Arnheim (1904), Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller (1806), and Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst (1690). After him are Princess Margaretha of Saxony (1840), Ernst-Robert Grawitz (1899), Klaus Schwab (1938), Hildegard Knef (1925), Johann Kuhnau (1660), and Charles De Coster (1827).

Among PHYSICIANS In Germany

Among physicians born in Germany, Ernst-Günther Schenck ranks 26Before him are Ernst Gräfenberg (1881), August von Wassermann (1866), Waldemar Hoven (1903), Sebastian Kneipp (1821), Franciscus Sylvius (1614), and Werner Haase (1900). After him are Ernst-Robert Grawitz (1899), Philipp Franz von Siebold (1796), Karl Adolph von Basedow (1799), Engelbert Kaempfer (1651), Horst Schumann (1906), and Leonhart Fuchs (1501).