Folke Bernadotte

1895 - 1948

Folke Bernadotte

Folke Bernadotte, Count of Wisborg (2 January 1895 – 17 September 1948) was a Swedish nobleman and diplomat. During World War II, he negotiated the release of about 31,000 prisoners from German concentration camps, including 450 Danish Jews from the Theresienstadt camp. They were released on 14 April 1945. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Folke Bernadotte has received more than 510,559 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 15th most popular diplomat.

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  • 10.24

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.22

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among diplomats, Folke Bernadotte ranks 15 out of 44Before him are John Jay, Alexandra Kollontai, Raoul Wallenberg, Madeleine Albright, Ferdinand de Lesseps, and Prince Claus of the Netherlands. After him are Mohamed ElBaradei, Alva Myrdal, Hasekura Tsunenaga, Chaim Herzog, Hans Blix, and Viktor Chernomyrdin.

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Among people born in 1895, Folke Bernadotte ranks 33Before him are Sergei Yesenin, Igor Tamm, Nikolai Bulganin, Paul Éluard, Gerhard Domagk, and Anastas Mikoyan. After him are László Moholy-Nagy, Buckminster Fuller, Vladimir Propp, Ludvík Svoboda, Wilhelm Burgdorf, and Artturi Ilmari Virtanen. Among people deceased in 1948, Folke Bernadotte ranks 12Before him are Hideki Tojo, Antonin Artaud, Walther von Brauchitsch, Ferdinand I of Bulgaria, Osamu Dazai, and Andrei Zhdanov. After him are Karl Brandt, Johannes Blaskowitz, Nikolai Berdyaev, Jan Masaryk, Ruth Benedict, and Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Folke Bernadotte ranks 63 out of 935Before him are Dolph Lundgren (1957), Gunnar Myrdal (1898), Allvar Gullstrand (1862), Theodor Svedberg (1884), Axel von Fersen the Younger (1755), and Eric IX of Sweden (1120). After him are Haakon VI of Norway (1340), Stellan Skarsgård (1951), Carl Larsson (1853), Eyvind Johnson (1900), Sven Hedin (1865), and Benny Andersson (1946).

Among DIPLOMATS In Sweden

Among diplomats born in Sweden, Folke Bernadotte ranks 3Before him are Dag Hammarskjöld (1905) and Raoul Wallenberg (1912). After him are Alva Myrdal (1902) and Hans Blix (1928).

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