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Konrad Adenauer

1876 - 1967

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Konrad Hermann Joseph Adenauer (German: [ˈkɔnʁaːt ˈʔaːdənaʊɐ] ; 5 January 1876 – 19 April 1967) was a German statesman who served as the first chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1949 to 1963. From 1946 to 1966, he was the first leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), a new founded Christian-democratic party, which became the dominant force in the country under his leadership. As a devout Roman Catholic, Adenauer was a leading politician of the Catholic Centre Party in the Weimar Republic, serving as Mayor of Cologne (1917–1933) and as president of the Prussian State Council. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Konrad Adenauer has received more than 3,289,138 page views. His biography is available in 106 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 103 in 2019). Konrad Adenauer is the 235th most popular politician (up from 238th in 2019), the 65th most popular biography from Germany (up from 71st in 2019) and the 15th most popular German Politician.

Konrad Adenauer was the first chancellor of West Germany, from 1949 to 1963. He was also a founding father of the European Union.

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Among politicians, Konrad Adenauer ranks 235 out of 15,577Before him are Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, Gamal Abdel Nasser, Edward VI of England, Odoacer, Theodore Roosevelt, and Martin Bormann. After him are Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor, Olof Palme, Ashurbanipal, Puyi, Mars, and Enver Hoxha.

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Among people born in 1876, Konrad Adenauer ranks 3Before him are Pope Pius XII and Jack London. After him are Mata Hari, Erich Raeder, Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb, Wilhelm Pieck, Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, Zewditu, Constantin Brâncuși, Pablo Casals, and Manuel de Falla. Among people deceased in 1967, Konrad Adenauer ranks 3Before him are Che Guevara and René Magritte. After him are Puyi, Vivien Leigh, Ilse Koch, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Spencer Tracy, Vladimir Komarov, Clement Attlee, Edward Hopper, and Mohammad Mosaddegh.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Konrad Adenauer ranks 65 out of 6,142Before him are Heinrich Heine (1797), Jacques Offenbach (1819), Gerd Müller (1945), Wilhelm Wundt (1832), Ludwig Feuerbach (1804), and Martin Bormann (1900). After him are Erich Fromm (1900), Erich von Manstein (1887), Karl Lagerfeld (1933), Heinrich Hertz (1857), Helmut Kohl (1930), and Albert, Prince Consort (1819).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Konrad Adenauer ranks 15Before him are Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor (912), Joseph Goebbels (1897), William I, German Emperor (1797), Reinhard Heydrich (1904), Klemens von Metternich (1773), and Martin Bormann (1900). After him are Helmut Kohl (1930), Charles the Bald (823), William the Silent (1533), Peter III of Russia (1728), Joachim von Ribbentrop (1893), and Gerhard Schröder (1944).