Reinhard Heydrich

1904 - 1942

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Reinhard Tristan Eugen Heydrich ( HY-drik; German: [ˈʁaɪnhaʁt ˈtʁɪstan ˈʔɔʏɡn̩ ˈhaɪdʁɪç] ; 7 March 1904 – 4 June 1942) was a high-ranking German SS and police official during the Nazi era and a principal architect of the Holocaust. Heydrich was chief of the Reich Security Main Office (including the Gestapo, Kripo, and SD). He was also Stellvertretender Reichsprotektor (Deputy/Acting Reich-Protector) of Bohemia and Moravia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Reinhard Heydrich has received more than 12,505,661 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Reinhard Heydrich is the 230th most popular politician (down from 172nd in 2019), the 60th most popular biography from Germany (down from 57th in 2019) and the 13th most popular German Politician.

Reinhard Heydrich was the chief of the SS and one of the main architects of the Holocaust.

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Among politicians, Reinhard Heydrich ranks 230 out of 19,576Before him are Joseph Goebbels, António de Oliveira Salazar, Sennacherib, Mehmed VI, Yuri Andropov, and Enver Hoxha. After him are Bill Clinton, Alexander III of Russia, Theodore Roosevelt, Matthias Corvinus, Thutmose III, and Caracalla.

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Among people born in 1904, Reinhard Heydrich ranks 5Before him are Salvador Dalí, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Deng Xiaoping, and Pablo Neruda. After him are Dr. Seuss, Umberto II of Italy, Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia, Jean Gabin, B. F. Skinner, Ève Curie, and Johnny Weissmuller. Among people deceased in 1942, Reinhard Heydrich ranks 2Before him is Stefan Zweig. After him are Janusz Korczak, Robert Musil, Edith Stein, José Raúl Capablanca, Bronisław Malinowski, Anton Drexler, Jean Baptiste Perrin, Lucy Maud Montgomery, William G. Morgan, and Richard Willstätter.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Reinhard Heydrich ranks 60 out of 7,253Before him are Hildegard of Bingen (1098), Georg Ohm (1789), William I, German Emperor (1797), Klemens von Metternich (1773), Joseph Goebbels (1897), and Erich Maria Remarque (1898). After him are Eva Braun (1912), Gerd Müller (1945), Ambrose (340), Jacques Offenbach (1819), Konrad Adenauer (1876), and Erich Fromm (1900).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Reinhard Heydrich ranks 13Before him are Angela Merkel (1954), Hermann Göring (1893), Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor (912), William I, German Emperor (1797), Klemens von Metternich (1773), and Joseph Goebbels (1897). After him are Konrad Adenauer (1876), Charles the Bald (823), Martin Bormann (1900), Peter III of Russia (1728), Helmut Kohl (1930), and Joachim von Ribbentrop (1893).