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Franz Walter Stahlecker

1900 - 1942

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Franz Walter Stahlecker (10 October 1900 – 23 March 1942) was commander of the SS security forces (Sicherheitspolizei (SiPo) and the Sicherheitsdienst (SD) for the Reichskommissariat Ostland in 1941–42. Stahlecker commanded Einsatzgruppe A, the most murderous of the four Einsatzgruppen (death squads during the Holocaust) active in German-occupied Eastern Europe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franz Walter Stahlecker has received more than 253,302 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Franz Walter Stahlecker is the 4,745th most popular politician (down from 4,510th in 2019), the 1,296th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,275th in 2019) and the 390th most popular German Politician.

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Among politicians, Franz Walter Stahlecker ranks 4,745 out of 15,577Before him are Emperor Go-Shirakawa, Peter von Biron, Al-Mu'tadid, Pim Fortuyn, Binali Yıldırım, and Maria of Montferrat. After him are Merikare, Ablai Khan, Emperor Shun of Han, Armand-Augustin-Louis de Caulaincourt, Magnus, Duke of Holstein, and Dinmukhamed Kunaev.

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Among people born in 1900, Franz Walter Stahlecker ranks 63Before him are Robert Siodmak, Nathalie Sarraute, Werner Haase, Pedro Cea, Katina Paxinou, and Mária Telkes. After him are Ignazio Silone, Agnes Moorehead, Pridi Banomyong, Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, and Filipp Golikov. Among people deceased in 1942, Franz Walter Stahlecker ranks 47Before him are Tamon Yamaguchi, Flinders Petrie, Joseph Franklin Rutherford, Archduke Joseph Ferdinand of Austria, Louis Franchet d'Espèrey, and Annemarie Schwarzenbach. After him are Grant Wood, Infanta Marie Anne of Portugal, Yosano Akiko, Daniil Kharms, Wilbur Scoville, and Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta.

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Among people born in Germany, Franz Walter Stahlecker ranks 1,296 out of 6,142Before him are Charles Alexander, Duke of Württemberg (1684), Rudolf Erich Raspe (1736), Robert Koldewey (1855), Heinz Lammerding (1905), Walter Rauff (1906), and Erwin Neher (1944). After him are Bernhard Rust (1883), Alfred Einstein (1880), Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (1833), Friedrich Kalkbrenner (1784), Friedrich August Wolf (1759), and Bert Sakmann (1942).

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