Friedrich Ratzel

1844 - 1904

Friedrich Ratzel

Friedrich Ratzel (August 30, 1844 – August 9, 1904) was a German geographer and ethnographer, notable for first using the term Lebensraum ("living space") in the sense that the National Socialists later would. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Friedrich Ratzel has received more than 184,859 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,247th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Friedrich Ratzel ranks 1,241 out of 14,801Before him are Henry I, Duke of Guise, Ludwig III of Bavaria, Mohammed V of Morocco, Cyrus the Younger, Walther Funk, and Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani. After him are Zhao Ziyang, Warren G. Harding, Albert Lebrun, Emperor Kōmei, Emperor Wen of Sui, and Margaret Theresa of Spain.

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Among people born in 1844, Friedrich Ratzel ranks 16Before him are Ludwig Boltzmann, Ilya Repin, Umberto I of Italy, Alexandra of Denmark, Pablo de Sarasate, and Peter I of Serbia. After him are Mary Cassatt, Menelik II, Klas Pontus Arnoldson, Muhammad Ahmad, Friedrich Miescher, and Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. Among people deceased in 1904, Friedrich Ratzel ranks 10Before him are Murad V, Isabella II of Spain, Henry Morton Stanley, Jean-Léon Gérôme, Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, and Niels Ryberg Finsen. After him are Gabriel Tarde, Paul Kruger, Eadweard Muybridge, Abai Qunanbaiuly, Henri Fantin-Latour, and George, King of Saxony.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Friedrich Ratzel ranks 339 out of 3,763Before him are J. Hans D. Jensen (1907), Baldur von Schirach (1907), Frederick III, Elector of Saxony (1463), Johann Georg Faust (1480), Ludwig III of Bavaria (1845), and Hermann Fegelein (1906). After him are Moses Mendelssohn (1729), Gerhard Richter (1932), Bruno of Cologne (1030), Emil Kraepelin (1856), Ananda Mahidol (1925), and Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Friedrich Ratzel ranks 93Before him are Helmut Schmidt (1918), Karl Haushofer (1869), Frederick I of Sweden (1676), Baldur von Schirach (1907), Frederick III, Elector of Saxony (1463), and Ludwig III of Bavaria (1845). After him are Ananda Mahidol (1925), Pyotr Stolypin (1862), Ernst Thälmann (1886), Gregor Strasser (1892), Christopher of Bavaria (1416), and Josef Kramer (1906).

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