Karl Gebhardt

1897 - 1948

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Karl Franz Gebhardt (23 November 1897 – 2 June 1948) was a Nazi physician and a war criminal. Gebhardt was the main coordinator of a series of medical atrocities performed on inmates of the concentration camps at Ravensbrück and Auschwitz. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Gebhardt has received more than 584,297 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Karl Gebhardt is the 12th most popular mafioso (up from 13th in 2019), the 595th most popular biography from Germany (down from 562nd in 2019) and the most popular German Mafioso.

Karl Gebhardt was a Nazi doctor who experimented on prisoners in concentration camps. He is most famous for his experiments with bone transplants and the sterilization of prisoners.

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Among mafiosos, Karl Gebhardt ranks 12 out of 70Before him are Billy the Kid, Jack Ruby, Jesse James, Bernardo Provenzano, Meyer Lansky, and Frank Abagnale. After him are John Dillinger, Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo, Mark David Chapman, Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, Wyatt Earp, and John Gotti.

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Among people born in 1897, Karl Gebhardt ranks 30Before him are Thích Quảng Đức, Odd Hassel, Yun Posun, Enid Blyton, Paul Delvaux, and Kurt Daluege. After him are Ivan Bagramyan, Otto Strasser, Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, Hasso von Manteuffel, Plaek Phibunsongkhram, and Georg Wittig. Among people deceased in 1948, Karl Gebhardt ranks 22Before him are Johannes Blaskowitz, Witold Pilecki, Babe Ruth, Jan Masaryk, Theodor Morell, and Ruth Benedict. After him are Prince Aimone, Duke of Aosta, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Maria Mandl, Arthur Liebehenschel, Kurt Schwitters, and John J. Pershing.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Karl Gebhardt ranks 595 out of 7,253Before him are Nina Hagen (1955), August Wilhelm Schlegel (1767), Martin Heinrich Klaproth (1743), Ludwig Tieck (1773), August Bebel (1840), and Heinrich Brüning (1885). After him are August Horch (1868), Willy Messerschmitt (1898), Fritz Walter (1920), Bruno Bauer (1809), Polykarp Kusch (1911), and Felix Hoffmann (1868).

Among MAFIOSOS In Germany

Among mafiosos born in Germany, Karl Gebhardt ranks 1After him are Jenny-Wanda Barkmann (1922), and Richard Hauptmann (1899).