Otto Strasser

1897 - 1974

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Otto Johann Maximilian Strasser (also German: Straßer, see ß; 10 September 1897 – 27 August 1974) was a German politician and an early member of the Nazi Party. Otto Strasser, together with his brother Gregor Strasser, was a leading member of the party's more radical wing, whose ideology became known as Strasserism, and broke from the party due to disputes with the dominant Hitlerite faction. He formed the Black Front, a group intended to split the Nazi Party and take it from the grasp of Hitler. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto Strasser has received more than 826,934 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Otto Strasser is the 2,276th most popular politician (down from 1,758th in 2019), the 625th most popular biography from Germany (down from 489th in 2019) and the 166th most popular German Politician.

Otto Strasser was a German politician and a member of the Nazi Party. He was expelled from the party in 1930, and later founded the Black Front, an anti-Nazi organization.

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Among politicians, Otto Strasser ranks 2,276 out of 19,576Before him are Empress Go-Sakuramachi, Leopold V, Duke of Austria, Auguste Mariette, Henry II, Duke of Bavaria, Naoto Kan, and Ricimer. After him are Shirkuh, Nero Julius Caesar, Robert, King of Naples, Balthasar Charles, Prince of Asturias, Nancy Pelosi, and Attalus II Philadelphus.

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Among people born in 1897, Otto Strasser ranks 32Before him are Yun Posun, Enid Blyton, Paul Delvaux, Kurt Daluege, Karl Gebhardt, and Ivan Bagramyan. After him are Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, Hasso von Manteuffel, Plaek Phibunsongkhram, Georg Wittig, Karl-Otto Koch, and Ronald George Wreyford Norrish. Among people deceased in 1974, Otto Strasser ranks 26Before him are Jacob L. Moreno, Darius Milhaud, Erich Kästner, Zalman Shazar, Satyendra Nath Bose, and Peng Dehuai. After him are Lewis Strauss, Louis Kahn, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Patrick Blackett, Fritz Zwicky, and Walter Lippmann.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Otto Strasser ranks 625 out of 7,253Before him are Constanze Mozart (1762), Ernst Udet (1896), Hermann Müller (1876), Hermann von Salza (1170), Fritz Strassmann (1902), and Gustav Heinemann (1899). After him are August Weismann (1834), Karl Theodor, Duke in Bavaria (1839), Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia (1892), Franz Brentano (1838), Heinrich Lübke (1894), and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1786).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Otto Strasser ranks 166Before him are Wolfgang Schäuble (1942), Chlodwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst (1819), Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria (1801), Hermann Müller (1876), Hermann von Salza (1170), and Gustav Heinemann (1899). After him are Karl Theodor, Duke in Bavaria (1839), Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia (1892), Heinrich Lübke (1894), Eleonor Magdalene of Neuburg (1655), John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony (1503), and Erich Mielke (1907).