Julius Streicher

1885 - 1946

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Julius Streicher (12 February 1885 – 16 October 1946) was a member of the Nazi Party. He was the founder and publisher of the virulently antisemitic newspaper Der Stürmer, which became a central element of the Nazi propaganda machine. His publishing firm also released three antisemitic books for children, including the 1938 Der Giftpilz (translated into English as The Toadstool or The Poisonous Mushroom), one of the most widespread pieces of propaganda, which warned about the supposed dangers Jews posed by using the metaphor of an attractive yet deadly mushroom. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Julius Streicher has received more than 1,081,245 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Julius Streicher is the 890th most popular politician (up from 901st in 2019), the 249th most popular biography from Germany (up from 252nd in 2019) and the 68th most popular German Politician.

Julius Streicher was a leading member of the Nazi party. He was most famous for his anti-Semitic propaganda, which he published in his newspaper, Der Stürmer.

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Among politicians, Julius Streicher ranks 890 out of 15,710Before him are Aurangzeb, Tullus Hostilius, Balbinus, Charles XV of Sweden, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, and William III of the Netherlands. After him are Nizam al-Mulk, Arthur Henderson, Antiochus IV Epiphanes, Pepi II Neferkare, Michael I Rangabe, and Charles XI of Sweden.

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Among people born in 1885, Julius Streicher ranks 7Before him are Niels Bohr, Karen Blixen, Alban Berg, György Lukács, George S. Patton, and Albert Kesselring. After him are Hermann Hoth, Ezra Pound, François Mauriac, Faisal I of Iraq, Chester W. Nimitz, and Robert Delaunay. Among people deceased in 1946, Julius Streicher ranks 16Before him are Ion Antonescu, Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Mikhail Kalinin, John Logie Baird, Wilhelm Frick, and Alexander Alekhine. After him are Gerhart Hauptmann, Werner von Blomberg, Fritz Sauckel, Karl Haushofer, Gertrude Stein, and Draža Mihailović.

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Among people born in Germany, Julius Streicher ranks 249 out of 5,289Before him are John of Austria (1547), Max von Laue (1879), Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk (1887), Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden (1710), Franz Mesmer (1734), and Ernst Jünger (1895). After him are Wim Wenders (1945), Athanasius Kircher (1602), Hermann Hoth (1885), Pope Clement II (1005), Ferdinand Tönnies (1855), and Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb (1876).

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