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Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger

1894 - 1945

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Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger (8 May 1894 – 10 May 1945) was a German Nazi war criminal, acting as a paramilitary commander, while being high-ranking member of the SA and the SS. Between 1939 and 1943 he was the Higher SS and Police Leader in the General Government, giving him command of all police and security forces in German-occupied Poland. In this capacity, he organized and supervised numerous acts of crimes against humanity and had a major responsibility for the German genocide on the Polish nation, resulting in extermination of 6 millions of Poles (3 mln of them were Polish Jews) and massive destruction, deterioration and impoverishment of the Polish state. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger has received more than 129,873 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger is the 3,274th most popular politician (up from 3,487th in 2019), the 1,098th most popular biography from France (up from 1,158th in 2019) and the 266th most popular French Politician.

Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger was a German SS officer who served as the General Commissioner of the General Government in occupied Poland during World War II. He was responsible for the murder of tens of thousands of Polish Jews and Poles.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger ranks 3,274 out of 15,710Before him are Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, Christian Rakovsky, Eric II of Norway, Jean Moulin, and Ramiro II of Aragon. After him are Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry, Cylon of Athens, Herennius Etruscus, Hyeonjong of Goryeo, Thessalonike of Macedon, and Abu Musa al-Ash'ari.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1894, Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger ranks 42Before him are Percy Spencer, Fyodor Tolbukhin, Heinrich Lübke, Karl Böhm, Josef von Sternberg, and Alexander Dovzhenko. After him are Kim Hyong-jik, Elisabeth of Romania, Sergey Ilyushin, Nazli Sabri, Leo Kanner, and Tivadar Soros. Among people deceased in 1945, Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger ranks 83Before him are Ludwig Stumpfegger, Josef Terboven, Konrad Henlein, Maurice Halbwachs, Kurt Gerstein, and Hans Oster. After him are Otto Neurath, Philipp Bouhler, Frederick Francis IV, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Mitsuru Ushijima, Rudolf von Sebottendorf, and Plutarco Elías Calles.

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In France

Among people born in France, Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger ranks 1,098 out of 5,234Before him are Georges Ernest Boulanger (1837), Richard I of Normandy (933), Richard Avenarius (1843), Richard III, Duke of Normandy (1001), Henry II, Count of Champagne (1166), and Jean Moulin (1899). After him are Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry (1523), Pierre Bouguer (1698), Pierre-Charles Villeneuve (1763), Victor, Prince Napoléon (1862), Charles, Duke of Berry (1686), and Marie-Louise O'Murphy (1737).

Among POLITICIANS In France

Among politicians born in France, Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger ranks 266Before him are Clotilde of France (1759), Georges Ernest Boulanger (1837), Richard I of Normandy (933), Richard III, Duke of Normandy (1001), Henry II, Count of Champagne (1166), and Jean Moulin (1899). After him are Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry (1523), Victor, Prince Napoléon (1862), Charles, Duke of Berry (1686), Livilla (-13), Louis, Count of Vermandois (1667), and Theudebert II (585).