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Karl Carstens

1914 - 1992

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Karl Carstens (German: [kaʁl ˈkaʁstn̩s] (listen), 14 December 1914 – 30 May 1992) was a German politician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Carstens has received more than 235,251 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Karl Carstens is the 2,557th most popular politician (down from 2,496th in 2019), the 690th most popular biography from Germany (down from 686th in 2019) and the 196th most popular German Politician.

Karl Carstens is most famous for his role as the President of West Germany from 1974 to 1979.

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Among politicians, Karl Carstens ranks 2,557 out of 15,577Before him are Guntram, Seleucus IV Philopator, Yazdegerd I, Artur Axmann, Köprülüzade Fazıl Ahmed Pasha, and Sogdianus of Persia. After him are Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Sanakht, Louis the Younger, Constantine Laskaris, Armand-Emmanuel de Vignerot du Plessis, Duc de Richelieu, and Yevgeny Primakov.

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Among people born in 1914, Karl Carstens ranks 26Before him are Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr, Jonas Salk, Willi Stoph, Joe Louis, Abd al-Karim Qasim, and Desmond Llewelyn. After him are Joe DiMaggio, Philippe Ariès, George Dantzig, Muhammad Nasiruddin al-Albani, Robert Wise, and Peter Townsend. Among people deceased in 1992, Karl Carstens ranks 26Before him are Satyajit Ray, Jan Oort, Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovich of Russia, Félix Guattari, Ernst Happel, and Samuel Reshevsky. After him are Algirdas Julien Greimas, Peyo, Daniel Bovet, Paolo Borsellino, John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer, and Günther Anders.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Karl Carstens ranks 690 out of 6,142Before him are Julius Schreck (1898), Josef Albers (1888), Matilda of Ringelheim (894), Artur Axmann (1913), Hermann Weyl (1885), and Klaus Mann (1906). After him are Louis Spohr (1784), Sandra (1962), Juana Bormann (1893), Wilhelmine of Prussia, Queen of the Netherlands (1774), Wilhelm Marx (1863), and Hans-Joachim Marseille (1919).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Karl Carstens ranks 196Before him are Otto Ernst Remer (1912), Frederick Augustus II of Saxony (1797), Hermann Müller (1876), Ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria (1636), Julius Schreck (1898), and Artur Axmann (1913). After him are Juana Bormann (1893), Wilhelmine of Prussia, Queen of the Netherlands (1774), Wilhelm Marx (1863), George V of Hanover (1819), Alfred Hugenberg (1865), and Günter Schabowski (1929).