Karl Wolff

1900 - 1984

Karl Wolff

Karl Wolff (13 May 1900 – 17 July 1984) was a German SS functionary and war criminal. He was Chief of Personal Staff Reichsführer-SS (Heinrich Himmler) and an SS liaison to Adolf Hitler until his replacement in 1943. He ended World War II as the Supreme SS and Police Leader in occupied Italy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Wolff has received more than 567,015 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 254th most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Karl Wolff ranks 254 out of 1,194Before him are Pierre Augereau, Omar Bradley, Vasily Stalin, Han Xin, Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, and Lothar Rendulic. After him are Bai Qi, Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, Eumenes, Wilhelm Bittrich, Sanada Yukimura, and Władysław Sikorski.

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Among people born in 1900, Karl Wolff ranks 33Before him are Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Eyvind Johnson, Jan Oort, Thomas Wolfe, Ragnar Granit, and W. Edwards Deming. After him are Choe Yong-gon, Prince Aimone, Duke of Aosta, Edith Frank, Gladwyn Jebb, Walther Wenck, and Anna Seghers. Among people deceased in 1984, Karl Wolff ranks 22Before him are Alfred Kastler, Anna Anderson, Pyotr Kapitsa, Martin Ryle, Mohamed Naguib, and Oleg Antonov. After him are Stanley Milgram, Sam Peckinpah, Yılmaz Güney, Viktor Shklovsky, Carl Ferdinand Cori, and Ahmed Sékou Touré.

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In Kazakhstan

Among people born in Kazakhstan, Karl Wolff ranks 16 out of 133Before him are Martin Heinrich Klaproth (1743), Seljuk (902), Christopher Clavius (1538), Ahmad Yasawi (1103), Hans Baldung (1484), and Max Reger (1873). After him are Muhammad Shaybani (1451), Vladimir Zhirinovsky (1946), Martin Schulz (1955), Otto I, Duke of Bavaria (1120), Aslan Maskhadov (1951), and Carl Schuhmann (1869).


Among military personnels born in Kazakhstan, Karl Wolff ranks 3Before him are Helmuth Weidling (1891) and Lavr Kornilov (1870).

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