Franz Ziereis

1905 - 1945

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Franz Xaver Ziereis (13 August 1905 – 24 May 1945) was the commandant of the Mauthausen concentration camp from 1939 until the camp was liberated by the American forces in 1945. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franz Ziereis has received more than 349,087 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Franz Ziereis is the 2,785th most popular politician (down from 2,500th in 2019), the 747th most popular biography from Germany (down from 688th in 2019) and the 217th most popular Politician.

Franz Ziereis was the commandant of the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp. He was executed for war crimes in 1946.

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Among politicians, Franz Ziereis ranks 2,785 out of 15,577Before him are Sirikit, Emperor Kōrei, Ernest, Elector of Saxony, Omri, Robert I, Duke of Burgundy, and Armah. After him are Sverker I of Sweden, Mircea I of Wallachia, Khieu Samphan, Theophano, Maria Teresa Rafaela of Spain, and Emperor Dezong of Tang.

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Among people born in 1905, Franz Ziereis ranks 28Before him are Raymond Cattell, Guillermo Stábile, Emilio Segrè, Władysław Gomułka, Max Schmeling, and Dalton Trumbo. After him are Marian Rejewski, Nikolai Tikhonov, Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim, Gerard Kuiper, Jean Vigo, and Nevill Francis Mott. Among people deceased in 1945, Franz Ziereis ranks 70Before him are Ludwig Stumpfegger, Georg Elser, Juana Bormann, Arthur Nebe, Odilo Globočnik, and Otto Neurath. After him are Carl Friedrich Goerdeler, Heinrich Wölfflin, Konrad Henlein, Pavlo Skoropadskyi, Yun Chi-ho, and Hans-Georg von Friedeburg.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Franz Ziereis ranks 747 out of 6,142Before him are Frederick I, Elector of Brandenburg (1371), Heinrich Hoffmann (1885), Hugo Boss (1885), Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse (1868), Wolfgang Paul (1913), and Ernest, Elector of Saxony (1441). After him are Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony (1867), Frank Farian (1941), Heinrich Lübke (1894), Max Beckmann (1884), Anna Leopoldovna (1718), and Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel-Bevern (1715).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Franz Ziereis ranks 217Before him are Wilhelm Cuno (1876), Philip William, Elector Palatine (1615), Otto Grotewohl (1894), Frederick I, Elector of Brandenburg (1371), Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse (1868), and Ernest, Elector of Saxony (1441). After him are Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony (1867), Heinrich Lübke (1894), Anna Leopoldovna (1718), Paul Blobel (1894), Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick (1735), and Maria of Yugoslavia (1900).