Heinz Jost

1904 - 1964

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Heinz Jost (9 July 1904 – 12 November 1964) was a German SS functionary during the Nazi era. He was involved in espionage matters as the Sicherheitsdienst (Security Service) or (SD) section chief of office VI (foreign intelligence) of the Reich Security Main Office. Jost was responsible for genocide in eastern Europe as commander of Einsatzgruppe A from March–September 1942. After Germany's defeat, Jost was tried and convicted by a U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Heinz Jost has received more than 242,717 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Heinz Jost is the 6,955th most popular politician (down from 6,532nd in 2019), the 1,923rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,866th in 2019) and the 589th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Heinz Jost ranks 6,955 out of 15,577Before him are Mekh, Sophia Eleonore of Saxony, Nicholas Murray Butler, Augustus, Grand Duke of Oldenburg, Bernhard III, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, and Henry McMahon. After him are Richard de Bures, George Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, Anton Korošec, Hannelore Kohl, Regalianus, and Archduke Alexander Leopold of Austria.

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Among people born in 1904, Heinz Jost ranks 95Before him are Oskar R. Lange, Deng Yingchao, Edmond Hamilton, María Zambrano, José Antonio Aguirre, and Christopher Isherwood. After him are Mihai Antonescu, Jacques Tourneur, Edmund Veesenmayer, Emilio Fernández, Karl Ernst, and Max Mallowan. Among people deceased in 1964, Heinz Jost ranks 54Before him are Halide Edib Adıvar, Tatyana Afanasyeva, Vladko Maček, Anna Vyrubova, Francisco Craveiro Lopes, and Prince Axel of Denmark. After him are Veit Harlan, Hugo Koblet, Bechara El Khoury, Gustav-Adolf von Zangen, Jean Fautrier, and Flaminio Bertoni.

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Among people born in Germany, Heinz Jost ranks 1,923 out of 6,142Before him are Prince George William of Hanover (1915), Mathias Rust (1968), Sophia Eleonore of Saxony (1609), Augustus, Grand Duke of Oldenburg (1783), Bernhard III, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen (1851), and Fastrada (765). After him are George Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1539), Hannelore Kohl (1933), Amitai Etzioni (1929), Otto Sander (1941), George, Duke of Bavaria (1455), and Ludwig Crüwell (1892).

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