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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 692,269 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Otto Ohlendorf is the 33rd most popular extremist (up from 35th in 2019), the 653rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 625th 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 33 out of 209Before him are Amon Göth, Cleon, Machine Gun Kelly, Luis Carrero Blanco, Mehmet Ali Ağca, and Frederick Trump. After him are H. H. Holmes, Andreas Baader, Tommaso Buscetta, Nathuram Godse, Peter Kürten, and Vincenzo Peruggia.

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Among people born in 1907, Otto Ohlendorf ranks 36Before him are Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia, Maurice Blanchot, Daphne du Maurier, Dora Maar, Solomon Asch, and Burgess Meredith. After him are Konstantinos Karamanlis, Giovanna of Italy, Compay Segundo, Erich Mielke, Daniel Bovet, and Barbara Stanwyck. Among people deceased in 1951, Otto Ohlendorf ranks 15Before him are Arnold Sommerfeld, René Guénon, Otto Fritz Meyerhof, Hermann Broch, Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland, and August Horch. After him are Maxim Litvinov, Alfred Hugenberg, Sinclair Lewis, Paul Blobel, Amélie of Orléans, and Oswald Pohl.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Otto Ohlendorf ranks 653 out of 6,142Before him are Elsa Einstein (1876), Johann Reuchlin (1455), Johann Ambrosius Bach (1645), Maria Anna of Bavaria (1805), Gerhard Ertl (1936), and Carlos Kleiber (1930). After him are Hugo Ball (1886), Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1818), James Last (1929), Hugo Junkers (1859), Heinrich Otto Wieland (1877), and Kurt Schwitters (1887).

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), Oskar Gröning (1921), Johann Rattenhuber (1897), and Armin Meiwes (1961).