Hjalmar Schacht

1877 - 1970

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Hjalmar Schacht (born Horace Greeley Hjalmar Schacht - 22 January 1877 – 3 June 1970, German pronunciation: [ˈjalmaʁ ˈʃaxt]) was a German economist, banker, centre-right politician, and co-founder in 1918 of the German Democratic Party. He served as the Currency Commissioner and President of the Reichsbank under the Weimar Republic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hjalmar Schacht has received more than 943,677 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Hjalmar Schacht is the 13th most popular economist (down from 12th in 2019), the 25th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 19th in 2019) and the most popular Danish Economist.

Hjalmar Schacht was a German economist and banker who is most famous for being the president of the Reichsbank under the Nazi regime.

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Among economists, Hjalmar Schacht ranks 13 out of 315Before him are Milton Friedman, Friedrich Hayek, Vilfredo Pareto, Joseph Schumpeter, Alfred Marshall, and François Quesnay. After him are Ludwig von Mises, John Law, Philip Kotler, Paul Samuelson, Jean-Baptiste Say, and Henri Fayol.

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Among people born in 1877, Hjalmar Schacht ranks 4Before him are Hermann Hesse, Isadora Duncan, and Felix Dzerzhinsky. After him are Wilhelm Frick, G. H. Hardy, Frederick Soddy, Charles Glover Barkla, Edgar Cayce, Muhammad Iqbal, Francis William Aston, and Joan Gamper. Among people deceased in 1970, Hjalmar Schacht ranks 12Before him are Erich Maria Remarque, Jimi Hendrix, António de Oliveira Salazar, Sukarno, Yukio Mishima, and Max Born. After him are Alexander Kerensky, Mark Rothko, François Mauriac, Shmuel Yosef Agnon, Napoleon Hill, and Édouard Daladier.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Hjalmar Schacht ranks 25 out of 783Before him are Ubba (1000), Christian II of Denmark (1481), Sweyn Forkbeard (960), Karl Adolph Gjellerup (1857), Lili Elbe (1882), and Christian X of Denmark (1870). After him are Alexandra of Denmark (1844), Harald Bluetooth (935), Frederick VIII of Denmark (1843), Henrik Pontoppidan (1857), Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye (850), and Frederick VI of Denmark (1768).

Among ECONOMISTS In Denmark

Among economists born in Denmark, Hjalmar Schacht ranks 1After him are Bjørn Lomborg (1965).