Ernst Hanfstaengl

1887 - 1975

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Ernst Franz Sedgwick Hanfstaengl (German pronunciation: [ˈɛʁnst hanfˈʃtɛŋl̩]; 2 February 1887 – 6 November 1975) was a German-American businessman and close friend of Adolf Hitler. He eventually fell out of favour with Hitler and defected from Nazi Germany to the United States. He later worked for Franklin D. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernst Hanfstaengl has received more than 819,871 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Ernst Hanfstaengl is the 967th most popular writer (up from 1,032nd in 2019), the 935th most popular biography from Germany (up from 966th in 2019) and the 62nd most popular Writer.

Ernst Hanfstaengl was a German-American historian and advisor to Adolf Hitler. He was also a pianist and composer.

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Among writers, Ernst Hanfstaengl ranks 967 out of 5,755Before him are Khaled Hosseini, Abdulrazak Gurnah, Juan Antonio Villacañas, Ivana Trump, E. M. Forster, and Garcilaso de la Vega. After him are Sugawara no Michizane, Richard Matheson, Jean-Claude Carrière, Edogawa Ranpo, Gnaeus Naevius, and Stephen Crane.

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Among people born in 1887, Ernst Hanfstaengl ranks 46Before him are Luís Filipe, Prince Royal of Portugal, Alexander Archipenko, Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick, Georg-Hans Reinhardt, Boris Karloff, and Emilio Mola. After him are Harald Bohr, Violet Jessop, Frederick Fleet, Hans Oster, Heinrich von Vietinghoff, and Avery Brundage. Among people deceased in 1975, Ernst Hanfstaengl ranks 34Before him are Eisaku Satō, Paul Keres, Erich Kempka, Gottlob Berger, Éamon de Valera, and József Mindszenty. After him are Avery Brundage, Latife Uşşaki, Theodosius Dobzhansky, Susan Hayward, Dong Biwu, and Chivu Stoica.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Ernst Hanfstaengl ranks 935 out of 6,142Before him are Albert III, Duke of Saxony (1443), Friedrich Jeckeln (1895), Ulrich von Jungingen (1360), Carl Stamitz (1745), Oskar Schlemmer (1888), and Karlheinz Böhm (1928). After him are Ernest Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1724), Albert of Saxony (1828), Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern (1835), Josef Terboven (1898), William V, Duke of Bavaria (1548), and Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha (1601).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Ernst Hanfstaengl ranks 62Before him are Stefan George (1868), Marie d'Agoult (1805), Christoph Martin Wieland (1733), Thietmar of Merseburg (975), Tannhäuser (1205), and Emanuel Schikaneder (1751). After him are Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen (1622), Bernhard Schlink (1944), Johannes Valentinus Andreae (1586), Ernst Barlach (1870), Alfred Brehm (1829), and Hans Magnus Enzensberger (1929).