Kurt von Schleicher

1882 - 1934

Kurt von Schleicher

Kurt Ferdinand Friedrich Hermann von Schleicher (listen ; 7 April 1882 – 30 June 1934) was a German general and the last Chancellor of Germany during the Weimar Republic. A rival for power with Adolf Hitler, Schleicher was murdered by Hitler's SS during the Night of the Long Knives in 1934. Schleicher was born into a military family in Brandenburg an der Havel on 7 April 1882. Entering the Prussian Army as a lieutenant in 1900, he rose to become a General Staff officer in the Railway Department of the German General Staff and served in the General Staff of the Supreme Army Command during World War I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kurt von Schleicher has received more than 800,699 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 793rd most popular politician.

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Among POLITICIANS, Kurt von Schleicher ranks 793 out of 14,801Before him are Antiochus III the Great, Zeno, Jeroboam, Kliment Voroshilov, Ngo Dinh Diem, and Trygve Lie. After him are Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor, Wilhelm, German Crown Prince, John V Palaiologos, Constans, Pepi II Neferkare, and Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden.

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Among people born in 1882, Kurt von Schleicher ranks 15Before him are Lili Elbe, Ion Antonescu, Georgi Dimitrov, Max Born, Günther von Kluge, and Emmy Noether. After him are Wilhelm, German Crown Prince, Edward Hopper, Melanie Klein, Zoltán Kodály, Mohammad Mosaddegh, and Arthur Eddington. Among people deceased in 1934, Kurt von Schleicher ranks 10Before him are Edward Elgar, Fritz Haber, Ernst Röhm, Alexander I of Yugoslavia, Albert I of Belgium, and Raymond Poincaré. After him are Sergey Kirov, Engelbert Dollfuss, Nestor Makhno, Santiago Ramón y Cajal, John Dillinger, and Gregor Strasser.

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Among people born in Germany, Kurt von Schleicher ranks 213 out of 3,763Before him are Ludolph van Ceulen (1540), Nico (1938), Wilhelm Frick (1877), Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria (1756), Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor (990), and Carl Schmitt (1888). After him are Wilhelm, German Crown Prince (1882), Max Horkheimer (1895), Michael Wittmann (1914), Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor (1086), Wilhelm Eduard Weber (1804), and Pope Gregory V (972).