Ernst Röhm

1887 - 1934

Ernst Röhm

Ernst Julius Günther Röhm (German: [ˈɛɐ̯nst ˈʁøːm]; 28 November 1887 – 1 July 1934) was a German military officer and an early member of the Nazi Party. As one of the members of its predecessor, the German Workers' Party, he was a close friend and early ally of Adolf Hitler and a co-founder of the Sturmabteilung (SA, "Storm Battalion"), the Nazi Party's militia, and later was its commander. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernst Röhm has received more than 2,509,996 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 37th most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Ernst Röhm ranks 37 out of 1,194Before him are Baron Munchausen, Jochi, Ratko Mladić, Douglas MacArthur, Charles XIV John of Sweden, and Flavius Aetius. After him are Alfred Jodl, Arminius, Tariq ibn Ziyad, Karl Dönitz, Gerd von Rundstedt, and Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa.

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Among people born in 1887, Ernst Röhm ranks 9Before him are Marc Chagall, Erwin Schrödinger, Marcel Duchamp, Erich von Manstein, Charles I of Austria, and Srinivasa Ramanujan. After him are Padre Pio, Bernard Montgomery, Gustav Ludwig Hertz, Wilhelm Canaris, Vidkun Quisling, and Arthur Rubinstein. Among people deceased in 1934, Ernst Röhm ranks 6Before him are Marie Curie, Paul von Hindenburg, Lev Vygotsky, Edward Elgar, and Fritz Haber. After him are Alexander I of Yugoslavia, Albert I of Belgium, Raymond Poincaré, Kurt von Schleicher, Sergey Kirov, and Engelbert Dollfuss.

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Among people born in Germany, Ernst Röhm ranks 114 out of 3,763Before him are Georg Philipp Telemann (1681), Carl Orff (1895), Leni Riefenstahl (1902), Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472), Wilhelm Wundt (1832), and Charles the Fat (839). After him are Erik Erikson (1902), Alfred Jodl (1890), Arminius (-17), Henry the Fowler (876), Walter Gropius (1883), and Karl Dönitz (1891).


Among military personnels born in Germany, Ernst Röhm ranks 7Before him are Erwin Rommel (1891), Adolf Eichmann (1906), Erich von Manstein (1887), Wilhelm Keitel (1882), Friedrich Paulus (1890), and Baron Munchausen (1720). After him are Alfred Jodl (1890), Arminius (-17), Karl Dönitz (1891), Gerd von Rundstedt (1875), Erich Raeder (1876), and Michel Ney (1769).

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