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 743,618 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Ernst Hanfstaengl is the 1,032nd most popular writer (down from 993rd in 2019), the 966th most popular biography from Germany (down from 881st in 2019) and the 67th most popular German 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 1,032 out of 5,794Before him are Basava, Assia Djebar, Dionysius Thrax, Marcus Manilius, Andrew of Crete, and Bernard-Henri Lévy. After him are Quintus Fabius Pictor, Johannes Valentinus Andreae, Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Elsa Morante, Mercè Rodoreda, and Andrei Bely.

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Among people born in 1887, Ernst Hanfstaengl ranks 50Before him are Hans Oster, Harald Bohr, Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick, George Pólya, Josef Harpe, and Georg-Hans Reinhardt. After him are Arnold Zweig, Emilio Mola, James Paul Moody, Frederick Fleet, Mitsuru Ushijima, and Blaise Cendrars. Among people deceased in 1975, Ernst Hanfstaengl ranks 37Before him are Gottlob Berger, Erich Kempka, Bernard Herrmann, Eisaku Satō, Chivu Stoica, and Susan Hayward. After him are Vicente Feola, József Mindszenty, Latife Uşşaki, Theodosius Dobzhansky, Edward Tatum, and P. G. Wodehouse.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Ernst Hanfstaengl ranks 966 out of 5,289Before him are Klaus Fuchs (1911), Georg Wittig (1897), August Wilhelm von Hofmann (1818), Joachim Frank (1940), Henry II, Duke of Austria (1107), and Mary Wigman (1886). After him are Johannes Valentinus Andreae (1586), Hans Magnus Enzensberger (1929), John George, Elector of Brandenburg (1525), Hrotsvitha (935), Theodor Billroth (1829), and Heinrich Gustav Magnus (1802).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Ernst Hanfstaengl ranks 67Before him are Christoph Martin Wieland (1733), Alfred Brehm (1829), Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse (1868), Rudolf Erich Raspe (1736), Bernhard Schlink (1944), and Ernst Barlach (1870). After him are Johannes Valentinus Andreae (1586), Hans Magnus Enzensberger (1929), Hrotsvitha (935), Thietmar of Merseburg (975), Joost van den Vondel (1587), and Gottfried Benn (1886).