Fritz Thyssen

1873 - 1951

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Friedrich "Fritz" Thyssen (9 November 1873 – 8 February 1951) was a German businessman, born into one of Germany's leading industrial families. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fritz Thyssen has received more than 396,193 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Fritz Thyssen is the 5,479th most popular politician (down from 5,027th in 2019), the 1,503rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,398th in 2019) and the 432nd most popular German Politician.

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Among politicians, Fritz Thyssen ranks 5,479 out of 19,576Before him are Llywelyn the Great, Jean-Pierre Jabouille, Lazar Koliševski, Emperor Junna, Konstantinos Mitsotakis, and Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg. After him are Aymon, Count of Savoy, Wolfgang Kapp, Vladislaus I, Duke of Bohemia, Hara Takashi, Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel, and Alan García.

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Among people born in 1873, Fritz Thyssen ranks 49Before him are Prince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi, Hugo Simberg, Ma Barker, Thorvald Stauning, Melitta Bentz, and Liang Qichao. After him are Arnold van Gennep, Theodor Körner, Nadežda Petrović, Leo Frobenius, Max Adler, and Otto Wels. Among people deceased in 1951, Fritz Thyssen ranks 39Before him are Kim Chaek, Émile Chartier, Erich Naumann, Élie Cartan, Willem Mengelberg, and Kijūrō Shidehara. After him are Robert J. Flaherty, François Georges-Picot, Ernst von Weizsäcker, Nikolai Medtner, Artur Schnabel, and Ali Sami Yen.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Fritz Thyssen ranks 1,503 out of 7,253Before him are Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1818), Maurice, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel (1572), Louis I, Grand Duke of Baden (1763), Johann Wilhelm, Duke of Saxe-Weimar (1530), Axel Honneth (1949), and Franciscus Sylvius (1614). After him are Arthur Auwers (1838), Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel (1650), Peter von Cornelius (1784), Jupp Derwall (1927), Wilhelm Müller (1794), and Beno Gutenberg (1889).

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