Karl Silberbauer

1911 - 1972

Karl Silberbauer

Karl Josef Silberbauer (21 June 1911 – 2 September 1972) was an Austrian police officer, SS member and undercover investigator for the West German Federal Intelligence Service. He was stationed in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam during World War II, where he was promoted to the rank of Hauptscharführer (master sergeant). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Silberbauer has received more than 331,709 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 416th most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Karl Silberbauer ranks 417 out of 1,194Before him are Okita Sōji, John Hanning Speke, Cao Zhen, Hasdrubal Gisco, Heinrich von Vietinghoff, and Yue Jin. After him are Alexander Samsonov, Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, Lucius Artorius Castus, John of Austria the Younger, Reinhard Scheer, and Christian Wirth.

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Among people born in 1911, Karl Silberbauer ranks 53Before him are Stanisława Walasiewicz, Feodor Lynen, Samuel Reshevsky, Ernesto Sabato, George Stigler, and Klaus Fuchs. After him are Bernard Herrmann, Alfred Naujocks, Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark, Nicholas Ray, Robert Taylor, and Lee Yoo-hyung. Among people deceased in 1972, Karl Silberbauer ranks 34Before him are Jackie Robinson, Georg von Békésy, Margaret Rutherford, Henri Coandă, Ludwig von Bertalanffy, and Fredric Brown. After him are Lale Andersen, Louis Leakey, Ferdinand Čatloš, Ásgeir Ásgeirsson, Antonio Segni, and Hans Scharoun.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Karl Silberbauer ranks 253 out of 799Before him are Rupert of Salzburg (650), Udo Jürgens (1934), Franz I, Prince of Liechtenstein (1853), Camillo Sitte (1843), Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg (1711), and Sigismund, Archduke of Austria (1427). After him are Klaus Ebner (1964), Leopold VI, Duke of Austria (1176), Walter Kohn (1923), Alois Riegl (1858), Oskar Potiorek (1853), and Christine Nöstlinger (1936).


Among military personnels born in Austria, Karl Silberbauer ranks 16Before him are Gustav Wagner (1911), Leopold Joseph von Daun (1705), Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf (1852), Walter Nowotny (1920), Franz Böhme (1885), and Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria (1614). After him are Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria (1818), Wilhelm von Tegetthoff (1827), Alfred Redl (1864), Archduke Joseph Ferdinand of Austria (1872), Matthäus Hetzenauer (1924), and Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg (1865).

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