Hans Frank

1900 - 1946

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Hans Michael Frank (23 May 1900 – 16 October 1946) was a German politician and lawyer who served as head of the General Government in Poland during the Second World War. Frank was an early member of the German Workers' Party, 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 (national leader, Reich leader) of the party. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hans Frank has received more than 1,375,323 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Hans Frank is the 587th most popular politician (up from 602nd in 2019), the 166th most popular biography from Germany (up from 175th 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 587 out of 15,710Before him are Robert F. Kennedy, Licinius, Georgi Dimitrov, Khosrow I, Alexander I of Yugoslavia, and Constantine I of Greece. After him are Andromache, Tahmasp I, Władysław II Jagiełło, Darius II, Philip the Arab, and Alija Izetbegović.

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

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hans Frank ranks 166 out of 5,289Before him are Friedrich Wöhler (1800), Gerhard Schröder (1944), Walter Model (1891), Erich Raeder (1876), Ferdinand von Zeppelin (1838), and Oswald Spengler (1880). After him are Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886), Otto Hahn (1879), Julius Lothar Meyer (1830), Herbert Marcuse (1898), Frederick William IV of Prussia (1795), and Hans Holbein the Younger (1497).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Hans Frank ranks 42Before him are Rudolf I of Germany (1218), Augustus II the Strong (1670), Frederick William III of Prussia (1770), Friedrich Ebert (1871), Frederick William I of Prussia (1688), and Gerhard Schröder (1944). After him are Frederick William IV of Prussia (1795), Christian IX of Denmark (1818), Conrad III of Germany (1093), Karl Liebknecht (1871), Princess Sophie of Bavaria (1805), and Frederick William II of Prussia (1744).