Konrad Adenauer

1876 - 1967

Konrad Adenauer

Konrad Hermann Joseph Adenauer (German: [ˈkɔnʁaːt ˈʔaːdənaʊɐ] (listen); 5 January 1876 – 19 April 1967) was a German statesman who served as the first Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) from 1949 to 1963. He was co-founder and first leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) (until 1966), a Christian Democratic party that under his leadership became one of the most influential parties in the country. In the early years of the Federal Republic he switched focus from denazification to recovery and led his country from the ruins of World War II to becoming a productive and prosperous nation that forged close relations with France, the United Kingdom and the United States. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Konrad Adenauer has received more than 1,751,267 page views. His biography is available in 98 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 192nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Konrad Adenauer ranks 190 out of 14,801Before him are Mehmed IV, Francis II of France, Ertuğrul, Cyrus the Great, Alfred the Great, and Batu Khan. After him are George H. W. Bush, Septimius Severus, Suleiman II, Harald V of Norway, Frederick the Great, and Leonidas I.

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Among people born in 1876, Konrad Adenauer ranks 4Before him are Pope Pius XII, Mata Hari, and Jack London. After him are Erich Raeder, Constantin Brâncuși, Wilhelm Pieck, Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb, Alexander I of Serbia, 13th Dalai Lama, Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, 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, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Edward Hopper, Zoltán Kodály, Mohammad Mosaddegh, Spencer Tracy, Clement Attlee, and Jack Ruby.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Konrad Adenauer ranks 57 out of 3,763Before him are Felix Mendelssohn (1809), Eva Braun (1912), Georg Ohm (1789), Bertolt Brecht (1898), Heinrich Heine (1797), and Heinrich Hertz (1857). After him are Charles Bukowski (1920), Frederick the Great (1712), Robert Koch (1843), Klemens von Metternich (1773), William the Silent (1533), and Ludwig Feuerbach (1804).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Konrad Adenauer ranks 11Before him are Wilhelm II, German Emperor (1859), Hermann Göring (1893), Angela Merkel (1954), Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor (912), Joseph Goebbels (1897), and Reinhard Heydrich (1904). After him are Frederick the Great (1712), Klemens von Metternich (1773), William the Silent (1533), Charles the Bald (823), William I, German Emperor (1797), and Clara Zetkin (1857).

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