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Jozef Tiso

1887 - 1947

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Jozef Gašpar Tiso (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈjɔzef ˈtisɔ]; Hungarian: Tiszó József; 13 October 1887 – 18 April 1947) was a Slovak politician and Roman Catholic priest who served as president of the Slovak Republic, a client state of Nazi Germany during World War II, from 1939 to 1945. In 1947, after the war, he was executed for treason in Bratislava. Born in 1887 to Slovak parents in Nagybiccse (today Bytča), then part of Hungary, Austria-Hungary, Tiso studied several languages during his school career, including Hebrew and German. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jozef Tiso has received more than 744,345 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Jozef Tiso is the 855th most popular politician (down from 848th in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Slovakia and the 4th most popular Slovak Politician.

Jozef Tiso was the leader of the Slovakian Nazi puppet government during World War II.

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Among politicians, Jozef Tiso ranks 855 out of 15,577Before him are Manuel II Palaiologos, Ruth, Modu Chanyu, Gustav III of Sweden, Wilm Hosenfeld, and Islam Karimov. After him are Aurangzeb, Kara Mustafa Pasha, Qaboos bin Said al Said, Farah Pahlavi, Ahmad Shah Massoud, and Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among people born in 1887, Jozef Tiso ranks 14Before him are Srinivasa Ramanujan, Ernst Röhm, Padre Pio, Arthur Rubinstein, Bernard Montgomery, and Wilhelm Canaris. After him are Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, Georgia O'Keeffe, Gustav Ludwig Hertz, Juan Gris, Vidkun Quisling, and Felix Yusupov. Among people deceased in 1947, Jozef Tiso ranks 10Before him are Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, Rudolf Höss, Aleister Crowley, Kurt Lewin, Philipp Lenard, and Christian X of Denmark. After him are Victor Horta, George II of Greece, Raoul Wallenberg, Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, Alfred North Whitehead, and Halford Mackinder.

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In Slovakia

Among people born in Slovakia, Jozef Tiso ranks 7 out of 357Before him are Alexander Dubček (1921), Elizabeth of Hungary (1207), Ladislaus the Posthumous (1440), Philipp Lenard (1862), John Zápolya (1487), and Franz Lehár (1870). After him are Gustáv Husák (1913), Gyula Andrássy (1823), Francis II Rákóczi (1676), Johann Nepomuk Hummel (1778), Ferenc Szálasi (1897), and Béla I of Hungary (1016).

Among POLITICIANS In Slovakia

Among politicians born in Slovakia, Jozef Tiso ranks 4Before him are Alexander Dubček (1921), Ladislaus the Posthumous (1440), and John Zápolya (1487). After him are Gustáv Husák (1913), Gyula Andrássy (1823), Francis II Rákóczi (1676), Ferenc Szálasi (1897), Béla I of Hungary (1016), Rudolf von Laban (1879), Juraj Jánošík (1688), and Andrej Babiš (1954).