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Hans Frank

1900 - 1946

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Hans Michael Frank (23 May 1900 – 16 October 1946) was a German politician, war criminal and lawyer who served as head of the General Government in Nazi-occupied Poland during the Second World War. Frank was an early member of the German Workers' Party (DAP), the precursor of the Nazi Party (NSDAP). He took part in the failed Beer Hall Putsch, and later became Adolf Hitler's personal legal adviser as well as the lawyer of the NSDAP. In June 1933, he was named as a Reichsleiter (Reich Leader) of the party. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hans Frank has received more than 1,916,767 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Hans Frank is the 595th most popular politician (down from 587th in 2019), the 160th most popular biography from Germany (up from 166th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular German Politician.

Hans Frank was a German lawyer who served as Adolf Hitler's personal legal advisor. He was the Governor-General of Nazi-occupied Poland from 1939 to 1945. He was sentenced to death by the Nuremberg Tribunal and hanged in October 1946.

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Among politicians, Hans Frank ranks 595 out of 15,577Before him are Frederick William IV of Prussia, Epaminondas, Shah Jahan, Khosrow I, Valens, and Darius II. After him are Ivan III of Russia, Ptolemy XIV of Egypt, Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor, Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, and Philip the Good.

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Among people born in 1900, Hans Frank ranks 10Before him are Martin Bormann, Erich Fromm, Luis Buñuel, Wolfgang Pauli, Frédéric Joliot-Curie, and Hans-Georg Gadamer. After him are Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Spencer Tracy, Heinrich Müller, Vasily Chuikov, Margaret Mitchell, and Adolf Dassler. Among people deceased in 1946, Hans Frank ranks 9Before him are Joachim von Ribbentrop, Wilhelm Keitel, H. G. Wells, Alfred Rosenberg, Alfred Jodl, and John Logie Baird. After him are Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Ion Antonescu, Mikhail Kalinin, Wilhelm Frick, and Julius Streicher.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hans Frank ranks 160 out of 6,142Before him are Pope Joan (null), Hans-Georg Gadamer (1900), Georg Simmel (1858), Max Müller (1823), Frederick William IV of Prussia (1795), and Friedrich Wöhler (1800). After him are Friedrich Hölderlin (1770), Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor (973), Christian IX of Denmark (1818), Gottlob Frege (1848), Wilhelm, German Crown Prince (1882), and Erich Raeder (1876).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Hans Frank ranks 42Before him are Ludwig II of Bavaria (1845), Charles the Fat (839), Franz von Papen (1879), Frederick William III of Prussia (1770), Friedrich Ebert (1871), and Frederick William IV of Prussia (1795). After him are Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor (973), Christian IX of Denmark (1818), Wilhelm, German Crown Prince (1882), Valéry Giscard d'Estaing (1926), Olaf Scholz (1958), and Arnulf of Carinthia (850).