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Otto Braun

1900 - 1974

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Otto Braun (28 September 1900 – 15 August 1974) was a German communist journalist and functionary of the Communist Party of Germany with a long and varied career. His most significant role was as a Comintern agent sent to China in 1934 to advise the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) on military strategy during the Chinese Civil War. At the time Braun adopted a Chinese name, Li De (Chinese: 李德; pinyin: Lǐ Dé). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto Braun has received more than 168,768 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Otto Braun is the 6,609th most popular politician (down from 6,529th in 2019), the 1,813th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,865th in 2019) and the 553rd most popular German Politician.

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Among politicians, Otto Braun ranks 6,609 out of 15,577Before him are Yamamoto Gonnohyōe, Ashur-nadin-shumi, Hans Martin Sutermeister, Alpha Oumar Konaré, Prince René of Bourbon-Parma, and Vseslav of Polotsk. After him are Werner Naumann, Publius Cornelius Scipio Nasica Serapio, Servius Sulpicius Galba, Vladko Maček, Jacques Cathelineau, and Chen Cheng.

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Among people born in 1900, Otto Braun ranks 85Before him are Ernst Neufert, Jean Arthur, Herbert Bayer, Camille Chamoun, Ernst Busch, and Victor Kugler. After him are Helene Weigel, Emanuel Ringelblum, Clyde Tolson, Mervyn LeRoy, Gilbert Ryle, and Yvonne de Gaulle. Among people deceased in 1974, Otto Braun ranks 58Before him are Jan Tschichold, Lajos Zilahy, Leo Geyr von Schweppenburg, Samuel Goldwyn, Bill Finger, and Vasily Shukshin. After him are Konstantin Melnikov, Earl Wilbur Sutherland Jr., Pietro Germi, Pavel Bermondt-Avalov, Junio Valerio Borghese, and Georgios Grivas.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Otto Braun ranks 1,813 out of 6,142Before him are Jordan of Saxony (1190), Igor Mitoraj (1944), Georges J. F. Köhler (1946), Karl Leopold, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1678), Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1878), and Peter Cornelius (1824). After him are Hanns Heinz Ewers (1871), Henry XVI, Duke of Bavaria (1386), Golo Mann (1909), Franz Six (1909), Franz Danzi (1763), and Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben (1730).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Otto Braun ranks 553Before him are Otto Abetz (1903), Hans Globke (1898), Berthold, Margrave of Baden (1906), Prince Georg of Bavaria (1880), Karl Leopold, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1678), and Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1878). After him are Henry XVI, Duke of Bavaria (1386), Franz Six (1909), Duchess Amalie in Bavaria (1865), Bruno Streckenbach (1902), Frederick Louis, Prince of Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen (1746), and Hans-Gert Pöttering (1945).