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Jürgen Stroop

1895 - 1952

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Jürgen Stroop (born Josef Stroop, 26 September 1895 – 6 March 1952) was a German SS commander during the Nazi era, who served as SS and Police Leader in occupied Poland and Greece. He led the suppression of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in 1943 and wrote the Stroop Report, a book-length account of the operation. Following the defeat of Germany, Stroop was prosecuted during the Dachau Trials and convicted of murdering nine U.S. prisoners of war. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jürgen Stroop has received more than 637,092 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Jürgen Stroop is the 2,211th most popular politician (down from 1,970th in 2019), the 607th most popular biography from Germany (down from 565th in 2019) and the 164th most popular German Politician.

Jürgen Stroop was most famous for his role in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. He was a Nazi general and was in charge of the suppression of the uprising. He is most famous for his report, "The Warsaw Ghetto Is No More."

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Among politicians, Jürgen Stroop ranks 2,211 out of 15,577Before him are Leopold V, Duke of Austria, Francisco Solano López, Radu cel Frumos, Pedro V of Portugal, Empress Go-Sakuramachi, and Jang Song-thaek. After him are Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Mohammad Khodabanda, Taichang Emperor, Vincent Auriol, Eleanor of Portugal, Holy Roman Empress, and Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.

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Among people born in 1895, Jürgen Stroop ranks 44Before him are Ludvík Svoboda, Machine Gun Kelly, László Moholy-Nagy, Khorloogiin Choibalsan, Princess Irina Alexandrovna of Russia, and Cristóbal Balenciaga. After him are Vasily Blokhin, Albert Göring, Artturi Ilmari Virtanen, Buckminster Fuller, Dorothea Lange, and Lij Iyasu of Ethiopia. Among people deceased in 1952, Jürgen Stroop ranks 20Before him are Vittorio Emanuele Orlando, Sven Hedin, Khorloogiin Choibalsan, Ferenc Molnár, Paramahansa Yogananda, and Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. After him are Kiichiro Toyoda, Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, Robert Guérin, Charles Maurras, Hattie McDaniel, and George Santayana.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Jürgen Stroop ranks 607 out of 6,142Before him are Bruno Bauer (1809), Norbert of Xanten (1080), Margot Frank (1926), Maurice de Saxe (1696), Polykarp Kusch (1911), and August Schleicher (1821). After him are Rudolf Bultmann (1884), Jürgen Prochnow (1941), Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744), Roman Herzog (1934), Erich Koch (1896), and Sophia Dorothea of Hanover (1687).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Jürgen Stroop ranks 164Before him are Willi Stoph (1914), Chlodwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst (1819), Albert, King of Sweden (1340), Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1817), Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria (1801), and Edith Frank (1900). After him are Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744), Roman Herzog (1934), Erich Koch (1896), William IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1852), Maximilian III Joseph, Elector of Bavaria (1727), and Johannes Rau (1931).