Hans Fritzsche

1900 - 1953

Hans Fritzsche

August Franz Anton Hans Fritzsche (born 21 April 1900 in Bochum – died 27 September 1953 in Cologne) was a senior German Nazi official, ending the war as Ministerialdirektor at the Propagandaministerium (Reich Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda). He was the preeminent German broadcaster of his time, as part of efforts to present a more popular and entertaining side of the Nazi regime, and his voice was recognised by the majority of Germans.Fritzsche was present in the Berlin Führerbunker during the last days of Adolf Hitler. After Hitler's death, he went over to the Soviet lines in Berlin to offer the surrender of the city to the Red Army on 1 May 1945. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hans Fritzsche has received more than 272,270 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,416th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Hans Fritzsche ranks 1,410 out of 14,801Before him are Pachacuti, David II of Scotland, Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein, Anna of Austria, Queen of Spain, Otto of Bavaria, and Charles II of Navarre. After him are Gaston, Duke of Orléans, Elizabeth of Portugal, Tokhtamysh, Sultan Cem, Naram-Sin of Akkad, and Henry II of Navarre.

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Among people born in 1900, Hans Fritzsche ranks 23Before him are Sándor Márai, Margaret Mitchell, Jacques Prévert, Heinrich Müller, Hans Adolf Krebs, and Urho Kekkonen. After him are Kurt Weill, Giorgos Seferis, Richard Kuhn, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Eyvind Johnson, and Jan Oort. Among people deceased in 1953, Hans Fritzsche ranks 13Before him are Robert Andrews Millikan, Django Reinhardt, Klement Gottwald, Carol II of Romania, Francis Picabia, and Vladimir Tatlin. After him are Mary of Teck, Emmerich Kálmán, Eugene O'Neill, Ivan Bunin, Hugo Sperrle, and Raoul Dufy.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Hans Fritzsche ranks 50 out of 764Before him are Joseph Roth (1894), Trofim Lysenko (1898), Ivan Mazepa (1639), Levi Eshkol (1895), Leonid Kuchma (1938), and Andrei Zhdanov (1896). After him are Sviatoslav Richter (1915), Moshe Sharett (1894), Ilya Ehrenburg (1891), Anne of Kiev (1025), Viktor Yushchenko (1954), and Anton Makarenko (1888).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Hans Fritzsche ranks 18Before him are Viktor Yanukovych (1950), Grigory Zinoviev (1883), Ivan Mazepa (1639), Levi Eshkol (1895), Leonid Kuchma (1938), and Andrei Zhdanov (1896). After him are Moshe Sharett (1894), Viktor Yushchenko (1954), Vladimir II Monomakh (1053), Lazar Kaganovich (1893), Yulia Tymoshenko (1960), and Andrey Vyshinsky (1883).

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