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Eva Braun

1912 - 1945

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Eva Anna Paula Hitler (née Braun; 6 February 1912 – 30 April 1945) was a German photographer who was the longtime companion and briefly the wife of Adolf Hitler. Braun met Hitler in Munich when she was a 17-year-old assistant and model for his personal photographer, Heinrich Hoffmann. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eva Braun has received more than 11,555,009 page views. Her biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 76 in 2019). Eva Braun is the 10th most popular companion, the 52nd most popular biography from Germany (up from 57th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular German Companion.

Eva Braun was Adolf Hitler's mistress and later wife. She is most famous for being the only woman in Hitler's life that he never divorced.

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Among companions, Eva Braun ranks 10 out of 673Before her are Catherine of Aragon, Fatimah, Catherine de' Medici, Aisha, Mihrimah Sultan, and Nurbanu Sultan. After her are Helena, Khadija bint Khuwaylid, Empress Joséphine, Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma, Madame de Pompadour, and Nefertari.

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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 Milton Friedman, Wernher von Braun, Jackson Pollock, Erich Honecker, Otto von Habsburg, Michelangelo Antonioni, Heinrich Harrer, and John Cage. Among people deceased in 1945, Eva Braun ranks 6Before her are Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Anne Frank, and Heinrich Himmler. After her are Joseph Goebbels, Martin Bormann, Béla Bartók, Thomas Hunt Morgan, Fedor von Bock, and Walter Model.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Eva Braun ranks 52 out of 6,142Before her are Marlene Dietrich (1901), Hannah Arendt (1906), Bertolt Brecht (1898), Georg Ohm (1789), Thomas Mann (1875), and Karl Benz (1844). After her are Werner Heisenberg (1901), Joseph Goebbels (1897), Hildegard of Bingen (1098), William I, German Emperor (1797), Reinhard Heydrich (1904), and Klemens von Metternich (1773).

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), Anne of Cleves (1515), Magda Goebbels (1901), Caroline of Ansbach (1683), Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg (1868), Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1691), Sepp Dietrich (1892), Alexandra Feodorovna (1798), Katharina von Bora (1498), and Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1776).