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Gustav Bauer

1870 - 1944

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Gustav Adolf Bauer (; 6 January 1870 – 16 September 1944) was a German Social Democratic Party leader and the chancellor of Germany from June 1919 to March 1920. He served as head of government for nine months. Prior to becoming head of government, Bauer had been Minister of Labour in the first democratically elected German cabinet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gustav Bauer has received more than 165,861 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Gustav Bauer is the 2,396th most popular politician (up from 2,444th in 2019), the 241st most popular biography from Russia (up from 247th in 2019) and the 81st most popular Russian Politician.

Gustav Bauer is most famous for his work in the field of human physiology. He was one of the first to study how muscles work and how the body uses oxygen.

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Among politicians, Gustav Bauer ranks 2,396 out of 15,577Before him are Polyxena, Géza I of Hungary, Géza, Grand Prince of the Hungarians, Elsa Einstein, Gian Galeazzo Visconti, and Rudolf I of Bohemia. After him are Émile Loubet, Isabella II of Jerusalem, Ali al-Sistani, Marie José of Belgium, Siptah, and Duchess Elisabeth of Württemberg.

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Among people born in 1870, Gustav Bauer ranks 19Before him are Louis II, Prince of Monaco, Lavr Kornilov, Karl Renner, Juho Kusti Paasikivi, Ivan Bunin, and Clara Immerwahr. After him are Josef Hoffmann, Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma, Maurice Denis, Sigfrid Edström, and Georgy Gapon. Among people deceased in 1944, Gustav Bauer ranks 40Before him are Aristide Maillol, Wang Jingwei, Arthur Eddington, Antanas Smetona, Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky, and Werner von Haeften. After him are Hilma af Klint, Giovanni Gentile, Pehr Evind Svinhufvud, Emilio De Bono, Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony, and Max Jacob.

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Among people born in Russia, Gustav Bauer ranks 241 out of 3,262Before him are Ivan Goncharov (1812), Sabina Spielrein (1885), Boris Shaposhnikov (1882), Oleg Antonov (1906), Alexander Luria (1902), and Vasily Blyukher (1889). After him are Boris Berezovsky (1946), Lyudmila Putina (1958), Pyotr Kapitsa (1894), Vasily I of Moscow (1371), Grigori Perelman (1966), and Vasily Smyslov (1921).


Among politicians born in Russia, Gustav Bauer ranks 81Before him are Ivan I of Moscow (1288), Vasily II of Moscow (1415), Vasily Blokhin (1895), Dmitry Ustinov (1908), Mikhail Mishustin (1966), and Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia (1847). After him are Lyudmila Putina (1958), Vasily I of Moscow (1371), Catherine Pavlovna of Russia (1788), Ivan II of Moscow (1326), Iziaslav I of Kiev (1024), and Albert Frederick, Duke of Prussia (1553).