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. He gained immense power by using his position as Adolf Hitler's private secretary to control the flow of information and access to Hitler. He used his position to create an extensive bureaucracy and involve himself as much as possible in the decision making. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martin Bormann has received more than 4,808,786 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Martin Bormann is the 264th most popular politician (down from 252nd in 2019), the 76th most popular biography from Germany 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 264 out of 15,710Before him are Ariel Sharon, Yuri Andropov, Theodore Roosevelt, Yitzhak Rabin, Charles XII of Sweden, and Beatrix of the Netherlands. After him are Cleisthenes, George IV of the United Kingdom, Philippe Pétain, Babur, Louis XVII of France, and Matthias Corvinus.

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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, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Hans Frank, Adolf Dassler, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, and Charles Francis Richter. Among people deceased in 1945, Martin Bormann ranks 9Before him are Franklin D. Roosevelt, Anne Frank, Heinrich Himmler, Joseph Goebbels, Eva Braun, and Béla Bartók. After him are Fedor von Bock, Walter Model, Anton Webern, Vidkun Quisling, Wilhelm Canaris, and Thomas Hunt Morgan.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Martin Bormann ranks 76 out of 5,289Before him are Richard Strauss (1864), Konrad Adenauer (1876), Charles the Bald (823), Heinrich Schliemann (1822), Caspar David Friedrich (1774), and Karl Jaspers (1883). After him are Wilhelm Keitel (1882), Jürgen Habermas (1929), Friedrich Paulus (1890), Clara Zetkin (1857), Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling (1775), and Franz Beckenbauer (1945).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Martin Bormann ranks 16Before him are Klemens von Metternich (1773), William I, German Emperor (1797), Frederick the Great (1712), William the Silent (1533), Konrad Adenauer (1876), and Charles the Bald (823). After him are Clara Zetkin (1857), Joachim von Ribbentrop (1893), Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1050), Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor (1368), Erich Honecker (1912), and Helmut Kohl (1930).