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Gustav Stresemann

1878 - 1929

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Gustav Ernst Stresemann (German pronunciation: [ˈɡʊstaf ˈʃtʁeːzəˌman] (listen); 10 May 1878 – 3 October 1929) was a German statesman who served as chancellor in 1923 (for 102 days) and as foreign minister from 1923 to 1929, during the Weimar Republic. His most notable achievement was the reconciliation between Germany and France, for which he and French Prime Minister Aristide Briand received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1926. During a period of political instability and fragile, short-lived governments, he was the most influential cabinet member in most of the Weimar Republic's existence. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gustav Stresemann has received more than 945,933 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Gustav Stresemann is the 1,045th most popular politician (up from 1,148th in 2019), the 292nd most popular biography from Germany (up from 325th in 2019) and the 86th most popular German Politician.

Gustav Stresemann was a German politician and diplomat who served as Chancellor of Germany during the Weimar Republic. He is most famous for his work in negotiating the Treaty of Versailles and the Locarno Treaties.

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Among politicians, Gustav Stresemann ranks 1,045 out of 15,577Before him are Feodor II of Russia, Grover Cleveland, Amin al-Husseini, Jérôme Bonaparte, Abdullah I of Jordan, and Sejo of Joseon. After him are Meritaten, Michael VII Doukas, Peter III of Aragon, Ottokar II of Bohemia, Charles II, Archduke of Austria, and Petronius Maximus.

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Among people born in 1878, Gustav Stresemann ranks 7Before him are Janusz Korczak, Lise Meitner, John B. Watson, Martin Buber, Reza Shah, and Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia. After him are Werner von Blomberg, André Citroën, Pancho Villa, Robert Walser, Lucien Febvre, and Pyotr Wrangel. Among people deceased in 1929, Gustav Stresemann ranks 4Before him are Karl Benz, Georges Clemenceau, and Ferdinand Foch. After him are Herman Hollerith, Bernhard von Bülow, Emile Berliner, Sergei Diaghilev, Wilhelm Maybach, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Prince Maximilian of Baden, and Thorstein Veblen.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Gustav Stresemann ranks 292 out of 6,142Before him are Sepp Dietrich (1892), Frederick V of the Palatinate (1596), Christian I of Denmark (1426), Einhard (770), Wilhelm Eduard Weber (1804), and Gustav Ludwig Hertz (1887). After him are Michael Ende (1929), Athanasius Kircher (1602), Alexandra Feodorovna (1798), Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1175), Albrecht Altdorfer (1480), and Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher (1742).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Gustav Stresemann ranks 86Before him are Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor (955), Ferdinand I of Romania (1865), Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden (1710), Maurice, Prince of Orange (1567), Frederick V of the Palatinate (1596), and Christian I of Denmark (1426). After him are Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1175), Valentinian II (371), Mayer Amschel Rothschild (1744), Baldur von Schirach (1907), Maximilian II of Bavaria (1811), and Karl Haushofer (1869).