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Harro Schulze-Boysen

1909 - 1942

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Heinz Harro Max Wilhelm Georg Schulze-Boysen (German: [ˈha.ʁoː ˈʃʊl.t͡sə ˈbɔɪ̯sn̩] (listen); né Schulze, 2 September 1909 – 22 December 1942) was a left-wing German publicist and Luftwaffe officer during World War II. As a young man, Schulze-Boysen grew up in prosperous family with two siblings, with an extended family who were aristocrats. After spending his early schooling at the Heinrich-von-Kleist Gymnasium and his summers in Sweden, he part completed a political science course at the University of Freiburg, before moving to Berlin on November 1929, to study law at the Humboldt University of Berlin. At Humboldt he became an anti-nazi. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harro Schulze-Boysen has received more than 186,871 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Harro Schulze-Boysen is the 254th most popular social activist, the 2,404th most popular biography from Germany and the 23rd most popular German Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Harro Schulze-Boysen ranks 254 out of 538Before him are Itagaki Taisuke, Alexander Antonov, Ludolf von Alvensleben, Feodosia Morozova, George Lincoln Rockwell, and Khudiram Bose. After him are Muhamed Mehmedbašić, Édouard René de Laboulaye, David Frankfurter, Robert Catesby, Joe Hill, and Jesse Jackson.

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Among people born in 1909, Harro Schulze-Boysen ranks 120Before him are Carl Gustaf von Rosen, Gottfried von Cramm, Gene Krupa, Kató Lomb, André Pieyre de Mandiargues, and Attilio Demaría. After him are Dean Rusk, David Frankfurter, Homi J. Bhabha, Ben Webster, Olga Rubtsova, and Barry Goldwater. Among people deceased in 1942, Harro Schulze-Boysen ranks 89Before him are Georg Alexander Pick, Karel Doorman, Walter Sickert, Leonid Kulik, A. E. Waite, and Vera Figner. After him are Titus Brandsma, Walther von Lüttwitz, Lidia Zamenhof, Konstantin Balmont, Heber Doust Curtis, and Rudolf Spielmann.

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Among people born in Germany, Harro Schulze-Boysen ranks 2,404 out of 6,142Before him are Hennes Weisweiler (1919), Grand Duchess Maria Kirillovna of Russia (1907), Robert Enke (1977), Johann Fust (1400), Friedrich Freiherr Kress von Kressenstein (1870), and Johann Froben (1460). After him are Duchess Marie Elisabeth of Saxony (1610), Christoph Schneider (1966), Werner Krauss (1884), Joseph Gerhard Zuccarini (1797), Berthold Auerbach (1812), and Princess Pauline of Württemberg (1877).


Among social activists born in Germany, Harro Schulze-Boysen ranks 23Before him are Christoph Probst (1919), Carl Oberg (1897), Gretl Braun (1915), Carl Hagenbeck (1844), Juliana of Stolberg (1506), and Ludolf von Alvensleben (1901). After him are Christa Schroeder (1908), Isdal Woman (1940), William I, Margrave of Meissen (1343), George Frederick, Margrave of Baden-Durlach (1573), Karl Ludwig Sand (1795), and Anita Augspurg (1857).