Ernst Kaltenbrunner

1903 - 1946

Ernst Kaltenbrunner

Ernst Kaltenbrunner (4 October 1903 – 16 October 1946) was a high-ranking Austrian SS official during the Nazi era and a major perpetrator of the Holocaust. He was Chief of the Reich Main Security Office (which included the offices of Gestapo, Kripo, and SD) from January 1943 until the end of World War II in Europe. Kaltenbrunner joined the Nazi Party in 1930 and the SS in 1931, and by 1935 he was considered a leader of the Austrian SS. In 1938, he assisted in the Anschluss and was given command of the SS and police force in Austria. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernst Kaltenbrunner has received more than 1,352,986 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 530th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Ernst Kaltenbrunner ranks 526 out of 14,801Before him are Didius Julianus, Emperor Jimmu, Agrippina the Younger, Robert F. Kennedy, Eduard Shevardnadze, and Abdulmejid II. After him are Leopold II of Belgium, Pertinax, Christian IV of Denmark, Ion Antonescu, Philip V of France, and Alija Izetbegović.

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Among people born in 1903, Ernst Kaltenbrunner ranks 7Before him are George Orwell, John von Neumann, Konrad Lorenz, Theodor W. Adorno, Georges Simenon, and Aram Khachaturian. After him are Olav V of Norway, Mark Rothko, Habib Bourguiba, Marguerite Yourcenar, C. F. Powell, and Fernandel. Among people deceased in 1946, Ernst Kaltenbrunner ranks 8Before him are Hermann Göring, Wilhelm Keitel, Joachim von Ribbentrop, H. G. Wells, Alfred Rosenberg, and Alfred Jodl. After him are Ion Antonescu, John Logie Baird, Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Hans Frank, Mikhail Kalinin, and Wilhelm Frick.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Ernst Kaltenbrunner ranks 53 out of 799Before him are Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor (1608), Lise Meitner (1878), Wolfgang Pauli (1900), Maximilian I of Mexico (1832), Emil Cioran (1911), and Otto Skorzeny (1908). After him are Christian Doppler (1803), Otto von Habsburg (1912), Alois Hitler (1837), Martin Buber (1878), Béla IV of Hungary (1206), and Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor (1527).

Among POLITICIANS In Austria

Among politicians born in Austria, Ernst Kaltenbrunner ranks 19Before him are Charles I of Austria (1887), Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor (1415), Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor (1557), Albert II of Germany (1397), Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor (1608), and Maximilian I of Mexico (1832). After him are Béla IV of Hungary (1206), Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor (1527), Kurt Waldheim (1918), Archduke Franz Karl of Austria (1802), Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor (1678), and Ferdinand I of Bulgaria (1861).

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