Martin Bormann

1900 - 1945

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Martin Ludwig Bormann (17 June 1900 – 2 May 1945) was a German Nazi Party official and head of the Nazi Party Chancellery, private secretary to Adolf Hitler, and a war criminal. After the war, he was convicted and sentenced to death in absentia for crimes against humanity. Bormann gained immense power by using his position as Hitler's private secretary to control the flow of information and access to Hitler. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martin Bormann has received more than 6,833,422 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Martin Bormann is the 288th most popular politician (down from 232nd in 2019), the 78th most popular biography from Germany (down from 64th in 2019) and the 16th most popular German Politician.

Martin Bormann is most famous for being the Nazi Party's private secretary and Hitler's personal secretary.

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Among politicians, Martin Bormann ranks 288 out of 19,576Before him are Charles the Bald, Edward Heath, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Hu Jintao, Septimius Severus, and Odoacer. After him are Charles XII of Sweden, Sulla, Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor, Mars, George III of the United Kingdom, and Moshe Dayan.

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Among people born in 1900, Martin Bormann ranks 5Before him are Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Heinrich Himmler, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, and Erich Fromm. After him are Luis Buñuel, Wolfgang Pauli, Frédéric Joliot-Curie, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Hans Frank, Heinrich Müller, and Adolf Dassler. Among people deceased in 1945, Martin Bormann ranks 8Before him are Benito Mussolini, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Anne Frank, Heinrich Himmler, Joseph Goebbels, and Eva Braun. After him are Béla Bartók, Fedor von Bock, Anton Webern, Ernst Cassirer, Walter Model, and Subhas Chandra Bose.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Martin Bormann ranks 78 out of 7,253Before him are Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling (1775), Erich von Manstein (1887), Wilhelm Wundt (1832), Richard Strauss (1864), Friedrich Paulus (1890), and Charles the Bald (823). After him are Karl Jaspers (1883), Heinrich Hertz (1857), Charles Bukowski (1920), Arminius (-17), Peter III of Russia (1728), and Helmut Kohl (1930).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Martin Bormann ranks 16Before him are William I, German Emperor (1797), Klemens von Metternich (1773), Joseph Goebbels (1897), Reinhard Heydrich (1904), Konrad Adenauer (1876), and Charles the Bald (823). After him are Peter III of Russia (1728), Helmut Kohl (1930), Joachim von Ribbentrop (1893), Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1050), Gerhard Schröder (1944), and Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor (1368).