Friedrich Jeckeln

1895 - 1946

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Friedrich Jeckeln (2 February 1895 – 3 February 1946) was a German SS commander during the Nazi era. He served as a Higher SS and Police Leader in the occupied Soviet Union during World War II. Jeckeln was the commander of one of the largest collection of Einsatzgruppen death squads and was personally responsible for ordering and organizing the deaths of over 100,000 Jews, Romani, and others designated by the Nazis as "undesirables". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Friedrich Jeckeln has received more than 470,716 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Friedrich Jeckeln is the 63rd most popular extremist (up from 65th in 2019), the 1,092nd most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,237th in 2019) and the 9th most popular German Extremist.

Friedrich Jeckeln was a Nazi officer who was in charge of the Einsatzgruppen, which was a mobile killing squad that traveled to villages and executed people by shooting them or by hanging them.

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Among extremists, Friedrich Jeckeln ranks 63 out of 205Before him are Jordan Belfort, Johnny Torrio, Pavlik Morozov, Willi Herold, Timothy McVeigh, and Henri Désiré Landru. After him are Edmund Kemper, Boris Savinkov, Oskar Gröning, Aileen Wuornos, Marc Dutroux, and Vincenzo Peruggia.

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Among people born in 1895, Friedrich Jeckeln ranks 74Before him are Clara Haskil, André Frédéric Cournand, Walter Dornberger, B. H. Liddell Hart, Jean Giono, and Jack Dempsey. After him are Wilhelm Gustloff, Lin Yutang, Tadeusz Bór-Komorowski, Kiril, Prince of Preslav, Paul Muni, and Dickinson W. Richards. Among people deceased in 1946, Friedrich Jeckeln ranks 46Before him are Helene Schjerfbeck, Döme Sztójay, Clemens August Graf von Galen, Vojtech Tuka, Willi Herold, and Carl Schuhmann. After him are Otto Georg Thierack, Francisco Largo Caballero, Ignacy Mościcki, Per Albin Hansson, Gustav Noske, and Alfred Stieglitz.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Friedrich Jeckeln ranks 1,092 out of 5,289Before him are Anselm Kiefer (1945), Ernst Heinkel (1888), Gerhard Herzberg (1904), Caroline of Brunswick (1768), Otto Rasch (1891), and Philipp, Landgrave of Hesse (1896). After him are Franz von Hipper (1863), Emil Erlenmeyer (1825), Anton Praetorius (1560), Otto Georg Thierack (1889), Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1818), and Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker (1912).

Among EXTREMISTS In Germany

Among extremists born in Germany, Friedrich Jeckeln ranks 9Before him are Peter Kürten (1883), Andreas Baader (1943), Fritz Haarmann (1879), Frederick Trump (1869), Gudrun Ensslin (1940), and Willi Herold (1925). After him are Oskar Gröning (1921), Johann Rattenhuber (1897), Armin Meiwes (1961), Brigitte Mohnhaupt (1949), Ernst Zündel (1939), and Irmgard Möller (1947).