Johannes R. Becher

1891 - 1958

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Johannes Robert Becher (pronounced [jo.ˈha.nəs ˈɛʁ ˈbɛ.çɐ] (listen), 22 May 1891 – 11 October 1958) was a German politician, novelist, and poet. He was affiliated with the Communist Party of Germany (KPD) before World War II. At one time, he was part of the literary avant-garde, writing in an expressionist style. With the rise of the Nazi Party in Germany, modernist artistic movements were suppressed. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johannes R. Becher has received more than 66,647 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Johannes R. Becher is the 6,829th most popular politician (up from 6,833rd in 2019), the 1,967th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,745th in 2019) and the 571st most popular German Politician.

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Among politicians, Johannes R. Becher ranks 6,829 out of 15,710. Before him are Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, Américo Tomás, Orso Ipato, Aldona of Lithuania, Mobon of Goguryeo, and Tahurwaili. After him are George IV of Georgia, Olaf I of Denmark, Quintus Servilius Caepio, Sibylla of Anjou, Sébastien Érard, and Arduin of Ivrea.

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Among people born in 1891, Johannes R. Becher ranks 70Before him are R. Norris Williams, Yvan Goll, George Adamski, Franz Alexander, Kim Seong-su, and Karl-Adolf Hollidt. After him are Evgeny Pashukanis, Fridolin von Senger und Etterlin, Shukri al-Quwatli, Hermann Scherchen, Tin Ujević, and Ivan Vinogradov. Among people deceased in 1958, Johannes R. Becher ranks 53Before him are Florent Schmitt, Ludwig Crüwell, Ronald Colman, Mikhail Zoshchenko, Luigi Musso, and Peter Collins. After him are Florian Znaniecki, Pierre-Étienne Flandin, Infanta Eulalia of Spain, Johnston McCulley, Roger Byrne, and José Miaja.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johannes R. Becher ranks 1,967 out of 5,289. Before him are Max Morlock (1925), Wilhelm Worringer (1881), Friedrich Anton Wilhelm Miquel (1811), Hans Schäfer (1927), Friedrich Christian, Margrave of Meissen (1893), and Mesut Özil (1988). After him are Sigmar Polke (1941), Louis IV, Elector Palatine (1424), Princess Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg (1780), Ludwig Börne (1786), Theo Albrecht (1922), and Heinz Brandt (1907).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Johannes R. Becher ranks 571Before him are Julius Dorpmüller (1869), Joschka Fischer (1948), Princess Augusta of Hesse-Kassel (1797), Louis VI, Elector Palatine (1539), Johann Michael Bach (1648), and Princess Helena of Nassau (1831). After him are Louis IV, Elector Palatine (1424), Princess Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg (1780), Edmund Heines (1897), Johann Fust (1400), Charles II, Duke of Brunswick (1804), and George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1831).