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 (NSDAP) 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Heinrich Himmler has received more than 12,241,275 page views. His biography is available in 86 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 84 in 2019). Heinrich Himmler is the 86th most popular politician (down from 83rd in 2019), the 27th most popular biography from Germany and the 3rd 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 86 out of 15,710Before him are Louis XV of France, Osman I, Selim I, James K. Polk, Henry IV of France, and Margaret Thatcher. After him are Ashoka, Mary II of England, Hadrian, Tiberius, Darius the Great, and Ahmed I.

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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, Erich Fromm, Martin Bormann, Luis Buñuel, Wolfgang Pauli, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Hans Frank, Adolf Dassler, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, and Charles Francis Richter. Among people deceased in 1945, Heinrich Himmler ranks 5Before him are Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Anne Frank. After him are Joseph Goebbels, Eva Braun, Béla Bartók, Martin Bormann, Fedor von Bock, Walter Model, and Anton Webern.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Heinrich Himmler ranks 27 out of 5,289Before him are Johannes Brahms (1833), Max Planck (1858), Pope Benedict XVI (1927), Empress Elisabeth of Austria (1837), Anne Frank (1929), and Robert Schumann (1810). After him are Martin Heidegger (1889), Thomas Mann (1875), Hermann Hesse (1877), Johannes Kepler (1571), Erwin Rommel (1891), and Wilhelm II, German Emperor (1859).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Heinrich Himmler ranks 3Before him are Otto von Bismarck (1815) and Henry Kissinger (1923). After him are Wilhelm II, German Emperor (1859), Angela Merkel (1954), Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor (912), Hermann Göring (1893), Joseph Goebbels (1897), Reinhard Heydrich (1904), Klemens von Metternich (1773), William I, German Emperor (1797), and Frederick the Great (1712).