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Joseph Berchtold

1897 - 1962

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Joseph Berchtold (6 March 1897 – 23 August 1962) was an early senior Nazi Party member and a co-founder of both the Sturmabteilung (SA) and Schutzstaffel (SS). Berchtold served in World War I and upon Germany's defeat joined the German Workers' Party (DAP), a small extremist organization at the time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Berchtold has received more than 355,577 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Joseph Berchtold is the 3,158th most popular politician (up from 3,400th in 2019), the 857th most popular biography from Germany (up from 930th in 2019) and the 248th most popular German Politician.

Joseph Berchtold was a politician in Austria-Hungary who was the Foreign Minister from 1912 to 1916. He is most famous for his role in the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, which led to World War I.

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Among politicians, Joseph Berchtold ranks 3,158 out of 15,577Before him are Ramiro I of Aragon, Archelaus I of Macedon, Goujian, João Manuel, Prince of Portugal, Stanislav Shushkevich, and Oskar Potiorek. After him are Nectanebo II, Arses of Persia, Lars Porsena, Kilij Arslan II, Charles Emmanuel II, Duke of Savoy, and Albert IV, Duke of Austria.

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Among people born in 1897, Joseph Berchtold ranks 42Before him are Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood, Kirill Meretskov, Paul Delvaux, Margaret Mahler, Plaek Phibunsongkhram, and Vlado Chernozemski. After him are Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Gershom Scholem, Leonid Govorov, Vasily Sokolovsky, Emil Maurice, and Herbert Gille. Among people deceased in 1962, Joseph Berchtold ranks 27Before him are René Coty, Michael Curtiz, Hans-Jürgen von Arnim, C. Wright Mills, Therese Neumann, and Bruno Walter. After him are Ronald Fisher, Alfred Cortot, Hans Lammers, Georgios Papanikolaou, Charles Laughton, and Jacques Ibert.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Joseph Berchtold ranks 857 out of 6,142Before him are Bruno Walter (1876), Arno Breker (1900), Bertha Benz (1849), Joachim Frederick, Elector of Brandenburg (1546), Carl Spitzweg (1808), and Hans Sachs (1494). After him are Roland Emmerich (1955), Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche (1846), Viktor Lutze (1890), Paul Schäfer (1921), Robert Aumann (1930), and Johannes Trithemius (1462).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Joseph Berchtold ranks 248Before him are John Rabe (1882), Princess Louise of Prussia (1838), Oswald Pohl (1892), John George III, Elector of Saxony (1647), Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse (1777), and Joachim Frederick, Elector of Brandenburg (1546). After him are Gustav Ritter von Kahr (1862), Infanta Maria Josepha of Portugal (1857), Princess Marianne of the Netherlands (1810), Otto I, Duke of Bavaria (1120), Maurice, Elector of Saxony (1521), and Zwentibold (870).