Paul Hausser

1880 - 1972

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Paul Hausser also known as Paul Falk after taking his maiden name post war (7 October 1880 – 21 December 1972) was a German general and then a high-ranking commander in the Waffen-SS who played a key role in the post-war efforts by former members of the Waffen-SS to achieve historical and legal rehabilitation. Hausser served as an officer in the Prussian Army during World War I and attained the rank of general in the inter-war Reichsheer. After retirement, he joined the SS and was instrumental in forming the Waffen-SS. During World War II, he rose to the level of army group commander. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Hausser has received more than 1,120,002 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Paul Hausser is the 167th most popular military personnel (down from 151st in 2019), the 409th most popular biography from Germany (down from 363rd in 2019) and the 36th most popular German Military Personnel.

Paul Hausner was a German-born Jewish lawyer and politician who served as the first president of the State of Israel. Hausner is best known for his role in the trial of Adolf Eichmann, one of the architects of the Holocaust.

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Over the past year Paul Hausser has had the most page views in the with 140,096 views, followed by German (94,396), and Russian (39,868). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Arabic (51.61%), Persian (51.58%), and Egyptian Arabic (43.09%)


Among military personnels, Paul Hausser ranks 167 out of 2,058Before him are Joseph Joffre, Louis, Grand Condé, Joachim Peiper, Semyon Budyonny, Anton Denikin, and Matilda of Tuscany. After him are Dragut, Helmuth von Moltke the Younger, Helmuth Weidling, Zhao Yun, Georg von Küchler, and Auguste de Marmont.

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Among people born in 1880, Paul Hausser ranks 15Before him are Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, George Marshall, Franz Marc, André Derain, Ludwig Beck, and Manuel Azaña. After him are Ze'ev Jabotinsky, Werner von Fritsch, Premchand, Wilhelm List, Elton Mayo, and Paul Ehrenfest. Among people deceased in 1972, Paul Hausser ranks 18Before him are Ezra Pound, Kwame Nkrumah, Franz Halder, Cristóbal Balenciaga, Katherine Oppenheimer, and Talal of Jordan. After him are Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Erhard Milch, Maurice Chevalier, Dino Buzzati, Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski, and Andrei Tupolev.

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Among people born in Germany, Paul Hausser ranks 409 out of 7,253Before him are Otto Diels (1876), Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (1732), Fanny Mendelssohn (1805), Maria Alexandrovna (1824), Otto Fritz Meyerhof (1884), and Carl von Ossietzky (1889). After him are Helmuth von Moltke the Younger (1848), Karl Drais (1785), Anna Magdalena Bach (1701), Louise Mountbatten (1889), Traudl Junge (1920), and Matthias Jakob Schleiden (1804).


Among military personnels born in Germany, Paul Hausser ranks 36Before him are Ferdinand Schörner (1892), August von Mackensen (1849), Ludwig Beck (1880), Alfred von Schlieffen (1833), Hermann Fegelein (1906), and Joachim Peiper (1915). After him are Helmuth von Moltke the Younger (1848), Helmuth Weidling (1891), Georg von Küchler (1881), Hans Krebs (1898), Ernst Busch (1885), and Dietrich von Choltitz (1894).