Gustav Radbruch

1878 - 1949

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Gustav Radbruch (21 November 1878 – 23 November 1949) was a German legal scholar and politician. He served as Minister of Justice of Germany during the early Weimar period. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gustav Radbruch has received more than 131,597 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Gustav Radbruch is the 2,887th most popular politician (up from 2,955th in 2019), the 775th most popular biography from Germany (up from 806th in 2019) and the 213th most popular German Politician.

Gustav Radbruch is most famous for his work in the field of criminal law. He was a German jurist and legal philosopher who, in the aftermath of World War I, developed the theory of legal positivism.

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Among politicians, Gustav Radbruch ranks 2,887 out of 19,576Before him are Lyudmila Putina, Jill Biden, Emperor Ming of Han, Isabella Jagiellon, Ptolemy of Mauretania, and Nizam-ul-Mulk, Asaf Jah I. After him are Joseph Kasa-Vubu, Mentuhotep III, John I Albert, Rayhana bint Zayd, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, and Ashraf Ghani.

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Among people born in 1878, Gustav Radbruch ranks 19Before him are Robert Walser, Ferenc Molnár, Alfred Döblin, Paul Reynaud, Milan Nedić, and Shigeru Yoshida. After him are Iwane Matsui, Gemma Galgani, Louis Chevrolet, Princess Ingeborg of Denmark, Stepan Shaumian, and Georg Kaiser. Among people deceased in 1949, Gustav Radbruch ranks 23Before him are Axel Munthe, Angela Hitler, Nathuram Godse, Victor Fleming, Fyodor Tolbukhin, and Sarojini Naidu. After him are Henri Giraud, Kim Koo, Marcel Cerdan, Niceto Alcalá-Zamora, Solomon R. Guggenheim, and Aino Aalto.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Gustav Radbruch ranks 775 out of 7,253Before him are Ralf Dahrendorf (1929), Constantin Fehrenbach (1852), Juana Bormann (1893), James Last (1929), Therese Neumann (1898), and Johann Joachim Quantz (1697). After him are Wilhelm Cuno (1876), Wilhelm Bittrich (1894), Franz Joseph Gall (1758), Theodor W. Hänsch (1941), Richard von Krafft-Ebing (1840), and Frederick, Prince of Wales (1707).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Gustav Radbruch ranks 213Before him are Günter Schabowski (1929), Frederick I, Elector of Brandenburg (1371), Maria Anna of Bavaria (1551), Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick (1735), Constantin Fehrenbach (1852), and Juana Bormann (1893). After him are Wilhelm Cuno (1876), Matthias Erzberger (1875), Ludwig Quidde (1858), Gisela of Hungary (980), Joseph Wirth (1879), and Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1629).