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 42,468 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Heinrich Hoffmann is the 10th most popular photographer (down from 9th in 2019), the 690th most popular biography from Germany (down from 608th 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 Alexander Rodchenko, Dora Maar, Alberto Korda, Robert Doisneau, Vivian Maier, and Helmut Newton. After him are Julia Margaret Cameron, Felice Beato, Ansel Adams, André Kertész, Diane Arbus, and Wilhelm von Gloeden.

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Among people born in 1885, Heinrich Hoffmann ranks 31Before him are George de Hevesy, Heinrich Brüning, Karl Radek, Luigi Russolo, Erich von Stroheim, and Hermann Weyl. After him are Sonia Delaunay, Tomoyuki Yamashita, Sinclair Lewis, Alexander Löhr, Nikolaus von Falkenhorst, and Hugo Sperrle. Among people deceased in 1957, Heinrich Hoffmann ranks 30Before him are Irving Langmuir, Joseph McCarthy, Erich von Stroheim, Heinrich Otto Wieland, Curzio Malaparte, and Jože Plečnik. After him are James Brendan Connolly, Eliot Ness, Prince George of Greece and Denmark, V. Gordon Childe, Richard E. Byrd, and José Leandro Andrade.

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Among people born in Germany, Heinrich Hoffmann ranks 690 out of 5,289Before him are Magda Schneider (1909), Achim von Arnim (1781), Karl Carstens (1914), Hans von Aachen (1552), Franz Ziereis (1905), and Werner von Haeften (1908). After him are Wilhelm Bittrich (1894), Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche (1846), Walter Scheel (1919), Frei Otto (1925), Andreas Baader (1943), and Josef Albers (1888).


Among photographers born in Germany, Heinrich Hoffmann ranks 2Before him are Helmut Newton (1920). After him are Wilhelm von Gloeden (1856), August Sander (1876), Gunter Sachs (1932), Astrid Kirchherr (1938), Karl Blossfeldt (1865), Erich Salomon (1886), Lothar Wolleh (1930), Gisèle Freund (1908), Heinrich Zille (1858), and Andreas Gursky (1955).