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 war crimes and crimes against humanity 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 556,449 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Jozef Tiso is the 849th most popular politician, the 7th most popular biography from Slovakia (up from 8th in 2019) 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 849 out of 15,710Before him are Nikephoros II Phokas, Ali Pasha of Ioannina, Jadwiga of Poland, Eduard Bernstein, Stanisław Leszczyński, and Julius Nepos. After him are Hassan II of Morocco, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi, Béla Kun, Louis, Duke of Burgundy, and Valentinian II.

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Among people born in 1887, Jozef Tiso ranks 16Before him are Padre Pio, Bernard Montgomery, Vidkun Quisling, Wilhelm Canaris, Arthur Rubinstein, and Gustav Ludwig Hertz. After him are Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, Nikolai Vavilov, Juan Gris, Chūichi Nagumo, Saint-John Perse, and Henry Moseley. Among people deceased in 1947, Jozef Tiso ranks 11Before him are Rudolf Höss, Aleister Crowley, Philipp Lenard, Kurt Lewin, Christian X of Denmark, and Victor Horta. After him are Raoul Wallenberg, Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, George II of Greece, Alfred North Whitehead, Ettore Bugatti, and G. H. Hardy.

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In Slovakia

Among people born in Slovakia, Jozef Tiso ranks 7 out of 298Before him are Alexander Dubček (1921), Elizabeth of Hungary (1207), Philipp Lenard (1862), Ladislaus the Posthumous (1440), John Zápolya (1487), and Franz Lehár (1870). After him are Gustáv Husák (1913), Gyula Andrássy (1823), Béla I of Hungary (1016), Francis II Rákóczi (1676), Emeric Thököly (1657), and Jozef Gabčík (1912).

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), Béla I of Hungary (1016), Francis II Rákóczi (1676), Emeric Thököly (1657), Juraj Jánošík (1688), Ivan Gašparovič (1941), and Rudolf von Laban (1879).