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Gretl Braun

1915 - 1987

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Margarete Berta "Gretl" Braun (German: [ˈɡʁeːtl̩ ˈbʁaʊn]; 31 August 1915 – 10 October 1987) was one of the two sisters of Eva Braun. She was a member of the inner social circle of Adolf Hitler at the Berghof. Gretl became the sister-in-law of Hitler following his marriage to Eva, less than 40 hours before the couple killed themselves. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gretl Braun has received more than 1,431,031 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Gretl Braun is the 237th most popular social activist, the 2,285th most popular biography from Germany and the 19th most popular German Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Gretl Braun ranks 237 out of 538Before her are Billy Milligan, Ryu Gwansun, Djamila Bouhired, Paul Watson, Abbie Hoffman, and Mentor of Rhodes. After her are Carl Hagenbeck, Kate Sheppard, Juliana of Stolberg, Vera Figner, David Riazanov, and Jan Gotlib Bloch.

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Among people born in 1915, Gretl Braun ranks 87Before her are Loris Francesco Capovilla, Edmond O'Brien, Kunihiko Kodaira, Arsenio Erico, Kon Ichikawa, and Carmen Herrera. After her are Nguyễn Văn Linh, John Vorster, Richard Hamming, Lorne Greene, Piet de Jong, and Tapio Wirkkala. Among people deceased in 1987, Gretl Braun ranks 81Before her are Henri Cochet, Abba Kovner, Otto Wöhler, He Yingqin, Mary Astor, and Carlos José Castilho. After her are Anatoli Papanov, Tuvia Bielski, Lorne Greene, Konstantinos Tsatsos, Clarence Brown, and J. P. Guilford.

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Among people born in Germany, Gretl Braun ranks 2,285 out of 6,142Before her are Eilhard Mitscherlich (1794), Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1676), Princess Feodora of Saxe-Meiningen (1890), Valerius Cordus (1515), Hugo Schuchardt (1842), and Emich Carl, 2nd Prince of Leiningen (1763). After her are Carl Hagenbeck (1844), George I, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (1547), Anna of Cleves (1552), Christian Lorenz (1966), Oskar Barnack (1879), and Augustus the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1579).


Among social activists born in Germany, Gretl Braun ranks 19Before her are Klaus Störtebeker (1360), Rudi Dutschke (1940), Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen (1818), Hanns Martin Schleyer (1915), Christoph Probst (1919), and Carl Oberg (1897). After her are Carl Hagenbeck (1844), Juliana of Stolberg (1506), Ludolf von Alvensleben (1901), Harro Schulze-Boysen (1909), Christa Schroeder (1908), and Isdal Woman (1940).