Hermine Braunsteiner

1919 - 1999

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Hermine Braunsteiner Ryan (July 16, 1919 – April 19, 1999) was a German SS Helferin and female camp guard at Ravensbrück and Majdanek concentration camps, and the first Nazi war criminal to be extradited from the United States, to face trial in the then West Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hermine Braunsteiner has received more than 373,227 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Hermine Braunsteiner is the 76th most popular extremist (down from 62nd in 2019), the 330th most popular biography from Austria (down from 294th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Austrian Extremist.

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Among extremists, Hermine Braunsteiner ranks 76 out of 205. Before her are Vincenzo Peruggia, Anders Behring Breivik, Jean II, Duke of Alençon, Sada Abe, Carlo Gambino, and Jeffrey Dahmer. After her are Dennis Rader, Johann Rattenhuber, Ma Barker, Wilhelm Voigt, Susan Atkins, and Darya Nikolayevna Saltykova.

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Among people born in 1919, Hermine Braunsteiner ranks 53Before her are Art Blakey, Martin Balsam, Liberace, Lauri Törni, Merce Cunningham, and Margaret Burbidge. After her are Bob Paisley, Valentino Mazzola, Gillo Pontecorvo, César Manrique, Ashraf Pahlavi, and Mieczysław Weinberg. Among people deceased in 1999, Hermine Braunsteiner ranks 48Before her are Dirk Bogarde, Bernard Buffet, John F. Kennedy Jr., Adolfo Bioy Casares, Fabrizio De André, and Amintore Fanfani. After her are Rafael Alberti, Joe D'Amato, Benjamin Bloom, André Martinet, João Figueiredo, and Dusty Springfield.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Hermine Braunsteiner ranks 330 out of 1,075. Before her are Ferdinand Charles, Archduke of Austria (1628), Lotte Lenya (1898), Erich Kleiber (1890), Prince Louis of Battenberg (1854), Clemence of Austria (1262), and Archduchess Clementina of Austria (1798). After her are Walter Kohn (1923), Senta Berger (1941), Baron Alexander von Bach (1813), Maximilian, Duke of Hohenberg (1902), Otto, Duke of Austria (1301), and Jörg Lanz von Liebenfels (1874).

Among EXTREMISTS In Austria

Among extremists born in Austria, Hermine Braunsteiner ranks 2Before her are Amon Göth (1908). After her are Anton Graf von Arco auf Valley (1897), Jack Unterweger (1951), and Jan-Carl Raspe (1944).