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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 125,807 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Gustav Radbruch is the 2,964th most popular politician (up from 3,047th in 2019), the 806th most popular biography from Germany (up from 845th in 2019) and the 234th 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 2,964 out of 15,577Before him are Pekah, Princess Thyra of Denmark, Princess Ragnhild, Mrs. Lorentzen, Marie Louise Gonzaga, Senedj, and U of Goryeo. After him are Nawal El Saadawi, Moïse Tshombe, Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma, Siad Barre, Palamedes, and Emperor Go-Daigo.

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Among people born in 1878, Gustav Radbruch ranks 19Before him are Pyotr Wrangel, Alfred Döblin, Ferenc Molnár, Paul Reynaud, Milan Nedić, and Iwane Matsui. After him are Princess Ingeborg of Denmark, Shigeru Yoshida, Gemma Galgani, Louis Chevrolet, Yakov Yurovsky, and Eileen Gray. Among people deceased in 1949, Gustav Radbruch ranks 25Before him are Sarojini Naidu, Klaus Mann, Nathuram Godse, Fyodor Tolbukhin, Marcel Cerdan, and Angela Hitler. After him are Henri Giraud, Niceto Alcalá-Zamora, Aleksandra Ekster, Prince August Wilhelm of Prussia, László Rajk, and Aino Aalto.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Gustav Radbruch ranks 806 out of 6,142Before him are Günther Prien (1908), Johann Adolph Hasse (1699), Carl-Heinrich von Stülpnagel (1886), Gert Fröbe (1913), Horst Buchholz (1933), and Frank Wedekind (1864). After him are Albert V, Duke of Bavaria (1528), Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve (1793), Pavlo Skoropadskyi (1873), Bernard Katz (1911), Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (1724), and Anthony of Saxony (1755).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Gustav Radbruch ranks 234Before him are Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse (1504), Gotthard Kettler (1517), Wolfgang Schäuble (1942), Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria (1821), Gudrun Burwitz (1929), and Agnes of Merania (1175). After him are Albert V, Duke of Bavaria (1528), Pavlo Skoropadskyi (1873), Anthony of Saxony (1755), Prince Augustus William of Prussia (1722), August Landmesser (1910), and Joseph Wirth (1879).