Hans Woellke

1911 - 1943

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Hans-Otto Woellke (18 February 1911 – 22 March 1943) was a German shot putter, who won a gold medal at the 1936 Summer Olympics and a bronze medal at the 1938 European Championships.Woellke served with the Berlin Police force. During World War II, he was a captain in the Security Police attached to a regiment in the Waffen SS. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hans Woellke has received more than 60,675 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Hans Woellke is the 51st most popular athlete (up from 53rd in 2019), the 421st most popular biography from Poland (down from 414th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Athlete.

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Among athletes, Hans Woellke ranks 51 out of 3,059Before him are Ellery Harding Clark, Ville Ritola, Sebastian Coe, Eddie Eagan, Dana Zátopková, and Dora Ratjen. After him are Irving Baxter, Matti Järvinen, Alvin Kraenzlein, Ole Einar Bjørndalen, Josy Barthel, and Yelena Isinbayeva.

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Among people born in 1911, Hans Woellke ranks 94Before him are Luis Walter Alvarez, André Claveau, Józef Cyrankiewicz, Roberto Matta, Maureen O'Sullivan, and André Leroi-Gourhan. After him are Karl Frenzel, Nikolai Kuznetsov, Zenkō Suzuki, Danny Kaye, Martin Sandberger, and Carlos Marighella. Among people deceased in 1943, Hans Woellke ranks 70Before him are Alexander Schmorell, Ludwig von Reuter, Christoph Probst, Fethi Okyar, Yekaterina Budanova, and Charlotte Salomon. After him are Eric Knight, Akira Matsunaga, Nordahl Grieg, Lin Sen, Senjūrō Hayashi, and Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Hans Woellke ranks 421 out of 1,454Before him are Zbigniew Preisner (1955), Jerzy Hoffman (1932), Moses Isserles (1520), Eduard Strasburger (1844), Barbara Jagiellon (1478), and Elisabeth Becker (1923). After him are Vitello (1230), Bronisław Huberman (1882), Adam Stefan Sapieha (1867), Duke Louis of Württemberg (1756), Sendivogius (1566), and Piotr Skarga (1536).

Among ATHLETES In Poland

Among athletes born in Poland, Hans Woellke ranks 2Before him are Stanisława Walasiewicz (1911). After him are Gustav Flatow (1875), Myer Prinstein (1878), Ewa Kłobukowska (1946), Janusz Kusociński (1907), Gerhard Stöck (1911), Zbigniew Pietrzykowski (1934), Ursula Happe (1926), Józef Szmidt (1935), Elżbieta Krzesińska (1934), and Teresa Ciepły (1937).