Julius Schreck

1898 - 1936

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Julius Schreck (13 July 1898 – 16 May 1936) was an early senior Nazi official and close confidant of Adolf Hitler. Born in Munich, Schreck served in World War I and shortly afterwards joined right-wing paramilitary units. He joined the Nazi Party in 1920 and developed a close friendship with Adolf Hitler. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Julius Schreck has received more than 534,182 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Julius Schreck is the 2,746th most popular politician (up from 3,004th in 2019), the 761st most popular biography from Germany (up from 785th in 2019) and the 208th most popular German Politician.

Julius Schreck was a Nazi SS-Obersturmbannführer (lieutenant colonel) and Adolf Hitler's personal bodyguard. He was also Heinrich Himmler's adjutant and the head of the SS combat school in Munich. Schreck was killed in action on the Eastern Front in 1943.

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Among politicians, Julius Schreck ranks 2,746 out of 15,710Before him are Albert Frederick, Duke of Prussia, Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse, Colin Powell, Taharqa, John William Friso, Prince of Orange, and Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar. After him are Apepi, Mentuhotep I, Pelopidas, Eduard Limonov, Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, and Erna Solberg.

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Among people born in 1898, Julius Schreck ranks 43Before him are Georges Dumézil, Curzio Malaparte, Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois, Fritz Zwicky, Joseph Murphy, and Therese Neumann. After him are Josef Terboven, Konrad Henlein, Vicente Aleixandre, Peggy Guggenheim, Héctor Scarone, and Joris Ivens. Among people deceased in 1936, Julius Schreck ranks 36Before him are Karl Pearson, Nikolai Ostrovsky, Elsa Einstein, Henry Louis Le Chatelier, Charles Nicolle, and Georg Michaelis. After him are Bertha Pappenheim, Archduke Friedrich, Duke of Teschen, Heinrich Rickert, Robert Michels, Antoine Meillet, and Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Julius Schreck ranks 761 out of 5,289Before him are Volker Schlöndorff (1939), Erich Mielke (1907), Johann Heinrich von Thünen (1783), Johannes Peter Müller (1801), Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse (1504), and John William Friso, Prince of Orange (1687). After him are Georg Ernst Stahl (1659), Otto Ernst Remer (1912), Friedrich Dollmann (1882), Hennig Brand (1630), Ernst Otto Fischer (1918), and Götz von Berlichingen (1480).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Julius Schreck ranks 208Before him are Albert Casimir, Duke of Teschen (1738), Wied, Prince of Albania (1876), Friedrich Ludwig Jahn (1778), Erich Mielke (1907), Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse (1504), and John William Friso, Prince of Orange (1687). After him are Otto Ernst Remer (1912), Gudrun Burwitz (1929), Juana Bormann (1893), Anna Leopoldovna (1718), Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern (1835), and Walter Hallstein (1901).