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Heinrich Hoffmann

1885 - 1957

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Heinrich Hoffmann (12 September 1885 – 15 December 1957) was Adolf Hitler's official photographer, and a Nazi politician and publisher, who was a member of Hitler's intimate circle. Hoffmann's photographs were a significant part of Hitler's propaganda campaign to present himself and the Nazi Party as a significant mass phenomenon. He received royalties from all uses of Hitler's image, even on postage stamps, which made him a millionaire over the course of Hitler's rule. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Heinrich Hoffmann has received more than 45,386 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Heinrich Hoffmann is the 10th most popular photographer, the 742nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 690th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular German Photographer.

Heinrich Hoffmann was a German physician and author who is most famous for his children's book, Struwwelpeter.

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Among photographers, Heinrich Hoffmann ranks 10 out of 105Before him are Eadweard Muybridge, Helmut Newton, Alberto Korda, Robert Doisneau, Dora Maar, and Vivian Maier. After him are Claude Cahun, Alfred Stieglitz, Diane Arbus, Julia Margaret Cameron, Felice Beato, and Annie Leibovitz.

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Among people born in 1885, Heinrich Hoffmann ranks 36Before him are Luigi Russolo, Tomoyuki Yamashita, Hermann Weyl, George Minot, Alexander Löhr, and Sinclair Lewis. After him are Hugo Boss, Hugo Sperrle, Clementine Churchill, Uzeyir Hajibeyov, Giacomo Matteotti, and Nikolaus von Falkenhorst. Among people deceased in 1957, Heinrich Hoffmann ranks 30Before him are Curzio Malaparte, František Kupka, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Eliot Ness, Erich von Stroheim, and Heinrich Otto Wieland. After him are Jože Plečnik, Richard E. Byrd, V. Gordon Childe, Prince George of Greece and Denmark, Maurice Garin, and Erich Wolfgang Korngold.

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Among people born in Germany, Heinrich Hoffmann ranks 742 out of 6,142Before him are Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck (1870), Duchess Mathilde Ludovika in Bavaria (1843), Philip William, Elector Palatine (1615), Joachim Sauer (1949), Otto Grotewohl (1894), and Frederick I, Elector of Brandenburg (1371). After him are Hugo Boss (1885), Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse (1868), Wolfgang Paul (1913), Ernest, Elector of Saxony (1441), Franz Ziereis (1905), and Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony (1867).


Among photographers born in Germany, Heinrich Hoffmann ranks 2Before him are Helmut Newton (1920). After him are Wilhelm von Gloeden (1856), Gunter Sachs (1932), August Sander (1876), Guillermo Kahlo (1871), Astrid Kirchherr (1938), Gisèle Freund (1908), Karl Blossfeldt (1865), Erich Salomon (1886), Andreas Gursky (1955), and Grete Stern (1904).