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Heinrich Himmler

1900 - 1945

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Heinrich Luitpold Himmler (German: [ˈhaɪnʁɪç ˈluːɪtˌpɔlt ˈhɪmlɐ] (listen); 7 October 1900 – 23 May 1945) was Reichsführer of the Schutzstaffel (Protection Squadron; SS), and a leading member of the Nazi Party of Germany. Himmler was one of the most powerful men in Nazi Germany and a main architect of the Holocaust. As a member of a reserve battalion during World War I, Himmler did not see active service, and did not fight. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Heinrich Himmler has received more than 14,665,248 page views. His biography is available in 86 different languages on Wikipedia. Heinrich Himmler is the 90th most popular politician (down from 86th in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from Germany (down from 27th in 2019) and the 6th most popular German Politician.

Heinrich Himmler was the head of the SS and Gestapo, and he is most famous for being in charge of the Holocaust.

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Among politicians, Heinrich Himmler ranks 90 out of 15,577Before him are Trajan, Nicolae Ceaușescu, Kösem Sultan, Francisco Franco, Philip II of Spain, and George Washington. After him are Leonid Brezhnev, Louis XV of France, Giuseppe Garibaldi, Henry IV of France, Wilhelm II, German Emperor, and Murad IV.

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Among people born in 1900, Heinrich Himmler ranks 2Before him is Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. After him are Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Martin Bormann, Erich Fromm, Luis Buñuel, Wolfgang Pauli, Frédéric Joliot-Curie, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Hans Frank, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, and Spencer Tracy. Among people deceased in 1945, Heinrich Himmler ranks 5Before him are Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Anne Frank. After him are Eva Braun, Joseph Goebbels, Martin Bormann, Béla Bartók, Thomas Hunt Morgan, Fedor von Bock, and Walter Model.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Heinrich Himmler ranks 28 out of 6,142Before him are Anne Frank (1929), Henry Kissinger (1923), Empress Elisabeth of Austria (1837), Friedrich Engels (1820), Frederick the Great (1712), and Johannes Brahms (1833). After him are Max Planck (1858), Wilhelm II, German Emperor (1859), Martin Heidegger (1889), Hermann Hesse (1877), Karl Dönitz (1891), and Robert Schumann (1810).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Heinrich Himmler ranks 6Before him are Charlemagne (748), Otto von Bismarck (1815), Angela Merkel (1954), Henry Kissinger (1923), and Frederick the Great (1712). After him are Wilhelm II, German Emperor (1859), Hermann Göring (1893), Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor (912), Joseph Goebbels (1897), William I, German Emperor (1797), and Reinhard Heydrich (1904).