Gustav Heinemann

1899 - 1976

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Gustav Walter Heinemann (German: [ˈɡʊsta(ː)f ˈhaɪnəman] ; 23 July 1899 – 7 July 1976) was a German politician who was President of West Germany from 1969 to 1974. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gustav Heinemann has received more than 310,198 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Gustav Heinemann is the 2,264th most popular politician (up from 2,464th in 2019), the 624th most popular biography from Germany (up from 670th in 2019) and the 165th most popular German Politician.

Gustav Heinemann was a German politician who was the Chancellor of West Germany from 1969 to 1974. He was a member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany. Heinemann is most famous for being an advocate of the social market economy and for his role in the process of German reunification.

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Among politicians, Gustav Heinemann ranks 2,264 out of 19,576Before him are Karel Schwarzenberg, James I of Scotland, Li Hongzhang, Peng Dehuai, Aníbal Cavaco Silva, and Prince Shōtoku. After him are Valdemar III of Denmark, Tiberius Claudius Nero, Adélaïde of France, James IV of Scotland, Gennady Zyuganov, and Empress Go-Sakuramachi.

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Among people born in 1899, Gustav Heinemann ranks 26Before him are Béla Guttmann, Albert Claude, Paul Hermann Müller, Erich Kästner, George Cukor, and Paul-Henri Spaak. After him are Fritz Albert Lipmann, Cevdet Sunay, Bertil Ohlin, Max Theiler, Alfred Schütz, and Gloria Swanson. Among people deceased in 1976, Gustav Heinemann ranks 28Before him are Knud, Hereditary Prince of Denmark, Leopold Ružička, Zhu De, Raymond Queneau, Choe Yong-gon, and Trofim Lysenko. After him are Alexander Calder, Rudolf Bultmann, Juscelino Kubitschek, Dalton Trumbo, Benjamin Graham, and Lars Onsager.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Gustav Heinemann ranks 624 out of 7,253Before him are Otto Günsche (1917), Constanze Mozart (1762), Ernst Udet (1896), Hermann Müller (1876), Hermann von Salza (1170), and Fritz Strassmann (1902). After him are Otto Strasser (1897), August Weismann (1834), Karl Theodor, Duke in Bavaria (1839), Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia (1892), Franz Brentano (1838), and Heinrich Lübke (1894).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Gustav Heinemann ranks 165Before him are Julia Drusilla (16), Wolfgang Schäuble (1942), Chlodwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst (1819), Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria (1801), Hermann Müller (1876), and Hermann von Salza (1170). After him are Otto Strasser (1897), Karl Theodor, Duke in Bavaria (1839), Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia (1892), Heinrich Lübke (1894), Eleonor Magdalene of Neuburg (1655), and John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony (1503).