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Otto Rasch

1891 - 1948

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Emil Otto Rasch (7 December 1891 – 1 November 1948) was a high-ranking German Nazi official and Holocaust perpetrator, who commanded Einsatzgruppe C in northern and central Ukraine until October 1941. After World War II, Rasch was indicted for war crimes at the Einsatzgruppen trial, but the case was discontinued for medical reasons in 1948. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto Rasch has received more than 341,910 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Otto Rasch is the 4,383rd most popular politician (down from 3,941st in 2019), the 1,195th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,090th in 2019) and the 361st most popular German Politician.

Otto Rasch is most famous for his work on the Rasch model of measurement. The Rasch model is a measurement model that is used to measure the difficulty of an item and the ability of the person taking the test.

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Among politicians, Otto Rasch ranks 4,383 out of 15,577Before him are Jean-Pierre Boyer, James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick, Haitham bin Tariq, Bohemond II of Antioch, Herod II, and Andreas Palaiologos. After him are Ludovico Manin, Edigu, Archduchess Marie Caroline of Austria, Ferdinand, Duke of Viseu, Jan Smuts, and Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark.

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Among people born in 1891, Otto Rasch ranks 38Before him are Alexander Wienerberger, Michael Chekhov, Pier Luigi Nervi, Cole Porter, Hans Reichenbach, and Max Amann. After him are Bronislava Nijinska, Anton Dostler, Grant Wood, Michael Polanyi, Antonio Segni, and Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis. Among people deceased in 1948, Otto Rasch ranks 41Before him are Zelda Fitzgerald, Waldemar Hoven, Yoshiko Kawashima, Emil Ludwig, Kantarō Suzuki, and Dieter Wisliceny. After him are Rudolf Brandt, Pompeu Fabra, Kenji Doihara, Arshile Gorky, Edgar de Wahl, and Feng Yuxiang.

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Among people born in Germany, Otto Rasch ranks 1,195 out of 6,142Before him are Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach (1907), Max Amann (1891), Armin Laschet (1961), Wolfgang von Trips (1928), Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth (1892), and Michel Bréal (1832). After him are Hans Baur (1897), Philipp Bouhler (1899), Rudolf Brandt (1909), Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim (1594), Ernst Troeltsch (1865), and Sebastian Kneipp (1821).

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