Eva Braun

1912 - 1945

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Eva Anna Paula Hitler (née Braun; 6 February 1912 – 30 April 1945) was the longtime companion of Adolf Hitler and, for less than 40 hours, his wife. Braun met Hitler in Munich when she was a 17-year-old assistant and model for his personal photographer Heinrich Hoffmann. She began seeing Hitler often about two years later. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eva Braun has received more than 8,771,284 page views. Her biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Eva Braun is the 10th most popular companion (down from 5th in 2019), the 57th most popular biography from Germany (down from 52nd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular German Companion.

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Among companions, Eva Braun ranks 10 out of 687. Before her are Catherine de' Medici, Aisha, Helena, Catherine of Aragon, Fatimah, and Empress Joséphine. After her are Khadija bint Khuwaylid, Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Madame de Pompadour, Mihrimah Sultan, and Mary Boleyn.

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Among people born in 1912, Eva Braun ranks 4Before her are Alan Turing, Kim Il-sung, and Pope John Paul I. After her are Jackson Pollock, Milton Friedman, Erich Honecker, Wernher von Braun, Michelangelo Antonioni, John Cage, Otto von Habsburg, and Heinrich Harrer. Among people deceased in 1945, Eva Braun ranks 7Before her are Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Anne Frank, Heinrich Himmler, and Joseph Goebbels. After her are Béla Bartók, Martin Bormann, Fedor von Bock, Walter Model, Anton Webern, and Vidkun Quisling.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Eva Braun ranks 57 out of 5,289. Before her are Reinhard Heydrich (1904), Erich Fromm (1900), Klemens von Metternich (1773), William I, German Emperor (1797), Georg Ohm (1789), and Alexander von Humboldt (1769). After her are Heinrich Hertz (1857), Frederick the Great (1712), Charles Bukowski (1920), Heinrich Heine (1797), William the Silent (1533), and Jacques Offenbach (1819).

Among COMPANIONS In Germany

Among companions born in Germany, Eva Braun ranks 2Before her are Empress Elisabeth of Austria (1837). After her are Queen Silvia of Sweden (1943), Caroline of Ansbach (1683), Magda Goebbels (1901), Anne of Cleves (1515), Isabeau of Bavaria (1370), Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg (1868), Katharina von Bora (1498), Sepp Dietrich (1892), Alexandra Feodorovna (1798), and Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1691).