Otto Ohlendorf

1907 - 1951

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Otto Ohlendorf (German pronunciation: [ˈɔtoː ˈʔoːləndɔʁf]; 4 February 1907 – 7 June 1951) was a German SS functionary and Holocaust perpetrator during the Nazi era. An economist by education, he was head of the Sicherheitsdienst (SD) Inland, responsible for intelligence and security within Germany. In 1941, Ohlendorf was appointed the commander of Einsatzgruppe D, which perpetrated mass murder in Moldova, south Ukraine, the Crimea and, during 1942, the North Caucasus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto Ohlendorf has received more than 858,233 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Otto Ohlendorf is the 32nd most popular extremist, the 617th most popular biography from Germany (up from 653rd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular German Extremist.

Otto Ohlendorf was a Nazi officer who was the head of the Einsatzgruppen D, which was responsible for mass killings in Ukraine. He was convicted of war crimes and sentenced to death.

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Among extremists, Otto Ohlendorf ranks 32 out of 283Before him are Patrizia Reggiani, George Habash, Frederick Trump, Amon Göth, Luis Carrero Blanco, and Abu Nidal. After him are Cleon, Nathuram Godse, Andreas Baader, H. H. Holmes, Jim Jones, and Tommaso Buscetta.

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Among people born in 1907, Otto Ohlendorf ranks 33Before him are Horst Wessel, Nikolaas Tinbergen, Sister Lúcia, François Duvalier, Daniel Bovet, and Daphne du Maurier. After him are Hans Selye, Burgess Meredith, Giovanna of Italy, Maurice Blanchot, Erich Mielke, and Roman Shukhevych. Among people deceased in 1951, Otto Ohlendorf ranks 14Before him are Wilhelm, German Crown Prince, René Guénon, Arnold Sommerfeld, Otto Fritz Meyerhof, Hermann Broch, and August Horch. After him are Alfred Hugenberg, Maxim Litvinov, Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland, Sinclair Lewis, Amélie of Orléans, and Harald Bohr.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Otto Ohlendorf ranks 617 out of 7,253Before him are Johann Reuchlin (1455), Wolfgang Schäuble (1942), Georg Jellinek (1851), Bert Trautmann (1923), Chlodwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst (1819), and Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria (1801). After him are Otto Günsche (1917), Constanze Mozart (1762), Ernst Udet (1896), Hermann Müller (1876), Hermann von Salza (1170), and Fritz Strassmann (1902).

Among EXTREMISTS In Germany

Among extremists born in Germany, Otto Ohlendorf ranks 3Before him are Ulrike Meinhof (1934), and Frederick Trump (1869). After him are Andreas Baader (1943), Peter Kürten (1883), Fritz Haarmann (1879), Gudrun Ensslin (1940), Friedrich Jeckeln (1895), Willi Herold (1925), Armin Meiwes (1961), Fritz Honka (1935), and Oskar Gröning (1921).