Heinrich Hoffmann

1885 - 1957

Heinrich Hoffmann

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 reign. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Heinrich Hoffmann has received more than 39,881 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9th most popular photographer.

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Among photographers, Heinrich Hoffmann ranks 9 out of 87Before him are Alexander Rodchenko, Alberto Korda, Helmut Newton, Eadweard Muybridge, Robert Doisneau, and Dora Maar. After him are Vivian Maier, Ansel Adams, Julia Margaret Cameron, Diane Arbus, August Sander, and Felice Beato.

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Among people born in 1885, Heinrich Hoffmann ranks 30Before him are Heinrich Brüning, Yakov Sverdlov, Sabina Spielrein, Karl Radek, Hugo Boss, and Luigi Russolo. After him are Sonia Delaunay, Hermann Weyl, Erich von Stroheim, Tomoyuki Yamashita, Alexander Löhr, and Princess Alice of Battenberg. Among people deceased in 1957, Heinrich Hoffmann ranks 29Before him are Irving Langmuir, Curzio Malaparte, František Kupka, Jože Plečnik, Laura Ingalls Wilder, and Eliot Ness. After him are Erich von Stroheim, Joseph McCarthy, Maurice Garin, Richard E. Byrd, José Leandro Andrade, and Erich Wolfgang Korngold.

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Among people born in Germany, Heinrich Hoffmann ranks 608 out of 3,763Before him are Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1858), Rudolf Bultmann (1884), Hugo Ball (1886), Johann Martin Schleyer (1831), Roman Herzog (1934), and Princess Charlotte of Prussia (1860). After him are Ernst Chain (1906), John George I, Elector of Saxony (1585), Margot Frank (1926), Christoph Martin Wieland (1733), Oliver Kahn (1969), and Tannhäuser (1205).


Among photographers born in Germany, Heinrich Hoffmann ranks 2Before him are Helmut Newton (1920). After him are August Sander (1876), Wilhelm von Gloeden (1856), Gunter Sachs (1932), Karl Blossfeldt (1865), Heinrich Zille (1858), Andreas Gursky (1955), and Wolfgang Tillmans (1968).

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