Gregor Strasser

1892 - 1934

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Gregor Strasser (also German: Straßer, see ß; 31 May 1892 – 30 June 1934) was an early prominent German Nazi official and politician who was murdered during the Night of the Long Knives in 1934. Born in 1892 in Bavaria, Strasser served in World War I in an artillery regiment, rising to the rank of first lieutenant. He joined the Nazi Party (NSDAP) in 1920 and quickly became an influential and important figure. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gregor Strasser has received more than 920,378 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Gregor Strasser is the 1,341st most popular politician (down from 1,303rd in 2019), the 380th most popular biography from Germany (down from 353rd in 2019) and the 101st most popular German Politician.

Gregor Strasser was a German politician and a leading member of the Nazi Party. He became a member of the German parliament in 1930 and from 1933 to 1934, he served as Minister of the Interior. He was one of the most powerful members of the party until he was killed in 1934.

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Among politicians, Gregor Strasser ranks 1,341 out of 15,710Before him are Miguel Primo de Rivera, Ahaz, Berengar I of Italy, Mentor, Baldwin II of Jerusalem, and Ghazan. After him are Christian VI of Denmark, Norodom Sihamoni, Phorcys, Cleopatra II of Egypt, Itō Hirobumi, and Leo IV the Khazar.

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Among people born in 1892, Gregor Strasser ranks 23Before him are Engelbert Dollfuss, J. Paul Getty, Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Ferdinand Schörner, Arthur Compton, and Arthur Honegger. After him are Ernst Lubitsch, Marina Tsvetaeva, George Paget Thomson, Robert Ritter von Greim, Edward Victor Appleton, and Darius Milhaud. Among people deceased in 1934, Gregor Strasser ranks 15Before him are Kurt von Schleicher, Sergey Kirov, Raymond Poincaré, Nestor Makhno, Engelbert Dollfuss, and Santiago Ramón y Cajal. After him are John Dillinger, Tōgō Heihachirō, Gustav Holst, Alice Liddell, Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont, and Louis Barthou.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Gregor Strasser ranks 380 out of 5,289Before him are Ludwig III of Bavaria (1845), Friedrich Carl von Savigny (1779), Wilhelm Maybach (1846), Theodor Heuss (1884), Hans Krebs (1898), and Wolfram von Eschenbach (1170). After him are Alfred von Schlieffen (1833), Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (1955), Christian V of Denmark (1646), August von Mackensen (1849), Prince Claus of the Netherlands (1926), and Hans Adolf Krebs (1900).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Gregor Strasser ranks 101Before him are Henry the Lion (1129), Maximilian II of Bavaria (1811), Louis the Child (893), Hans Fritzsche (1900), Ludwig III of Bavaria (1845), and Theodor Heuss (1884). After him are Christian V of Denmark (1646), Ernst Thälmann (1886), Christopher of Bavaria (1416), Carol I of Romania (1839), Friedrich Ratzel (1844), and Chlodio (393).