Karl Haushofer

1869 - 1946

Karl Haushofer

Karl Ernst Haushofer (27 August 1869 – 10 March 1946) was a German general, professor, geographer, and politician. Through his student Rudolf Hess, Haushofer's ideas known as Geopolitik influenced the development of Adolf Hitler's expansionist strategies, although Haushofer denied direct influence on Nazi Germany. Under the Nuremberg Laws, Haushofer's wife and children were categorized as Mischlinge. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Haushofer has received more than 293,116 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,197th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Karl Haushofer ranks 1,191 out of 14,801Before him are William II of the Netherlands, Justin II, Daniel Ortega, Mausolus, Li Si, and Helmut Schmidt. After him are Ahaz, Hu Yaobang, Brennus, Gyeongjong of Joseon, Peter II of Yugoslavia, and Britannicus.

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Among people born in 1869, Karl Haushofer ranks 9Before him are Grigori Rasputin, André Gide, Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, Neville Chamberlain, Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, and Nadezhda Krupskaya. After him are Fritz Pregl, Gustaf Dalén, Emma Goldman, Hans Spemann, Gustav Vigeland, and Calouste Gulbenkian. Among people deceased in 1946, Karl Haushofer ranks 21Before him are Alexander Alekhine, Julius Streicher, Gerhart Hauptmann, Gertrude Stein, Werner von Blomberg, and Fritz Sauckel. After him are Manuel de Falla, Ananda Mahidol, Draža Mihailović, Ferenc Szálasi, Paul Langevin, and László Moholy-Nagy.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Karl Haushofer ranks 328 out of 3,763Before him are Emil Nolde (1867), Hermann Ebbinghaus (1850), Franz Halder (1884), Regiomontanus (1436), Robert Bosch (1861), and Helmut Schmidt (1918). After him are Henri Nestlé (1814), Constanze Mozart (1762), Frederick I of Sweden (1676), Ferdinand Schörner (1892), J. Hans D. Jensen (1907), and Baldur von Schirach (1907).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Karl Haushofer ranks 88Before him are Gustav Stresemann (1878), Valdemar I of Denmark (1131), Georgy Lvov (1861), Ferdinand I of Romania (1865), Christian V of Denmark (1646), and Helmut Schmidt (1918). After him are Frederick I of Sweden (1676), Baldur von Schirach (1907), Frederick III, Elector of Saxony (1463), Ludwig III of Bavaria (1845), Friedrich Ratzel (1844), and Ananda Mahidol (1925).

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