POLITICIAN

Konrad Adenauer

1876 - 1967

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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 1,923,861 page views. His biography is available in 103 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 98 in 2019). Konrad Adenauer is the 238th most popular politician (down from 190th in 2019), the 71st most popular biography from Germany (down from 57th in 2019) and the 14th most popular German Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Konrad Adenauer ranks 238 out of 15,710. Before him are Mahmud II, Lech Wałęsa, Sulla, Joe Biden, Olof Palme, and Nicholas I of Russia. After him are Mehmed I, Philip II of France, Charles the Bald, Enver Hoxha, Louis XII of France, and Alexander III of Russia.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1876, Konrad Adenauer ranks 4Before him are Pope Pius XII, Mata Hari, and Jack London. After him are Erich Raeder, Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb, Constantin Brâncuși, Wilhelm Pieck, Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, Pablo Casals, Zewditu, and Alexander I of Serbia. Among people deceased in 1967, Konrad Adenauer ranks 4Before him are Che Guevara, René Magritte, and Puyi. After him are Vivien Leigh, Edward Hopper, Ilse Koch, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Spencer Tracy, Jack Ruby, Vladimir Komarov, and Mohammad Mosaddegh.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Konrad Adenauer ranks 71 out of 5,289. Before him are Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714), Karl Lagerfeld (1933), Ludwig Feuerbach (1804), Erich Maria Remarque (1898), Erich von Manstein (1887), and Richard Strauss (1864). After him are Charles the Bald (823), Heinrich Schliemann (1822), Caspar David Friedrich (1774), Karl Jaspers (1883), Martin Bormann (1900), and Wilhelm Keitel (1882).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Konrad Adenauer ranks 14Before him are Joseph Goebbels (1897), Reinhard Heydrich (1904), Klemens von Metternich (1773), William I, German Emperor (1797), Frederick the Great (1712), and William the Silent (1533). After him are Charles the Bald (823), Martin Bormann (1900), Clara Zetkin (1857), Joachim von Ribbentrop (1893), Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1050), and Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor (1368).

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