Reinhard Heydrich

1904 - 1942

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Reinhard Tristan Eugen Heydrich (; German: [ˈʁaɪnhaʁt ˈtʁɪstan ˈɔʏɡn̩ ˈhaɪdʁɪç] (listen); 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. He 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 9,227,465 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Reinhard Heydrich is the 166th most popular politician (down from 150th in 2019), the 51st most popular biography from Germany (down from 49th in 2019) and the 9th 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 166 out of 15,710Before him are Cyrus the Great, Joanna of Castile, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Mustafa I, Leonidas I, and Titus. After him are George W. Bush, Murad II, Mehmed IV, Maximilien Robespierre, Klemens von Metternich, and Harry S. Truman.

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Among people born in 1904, Reinhard Heydrich ranks 4Before him are Salvador Dalí, Deng Xiaoping, and Pablo Neruda. After him are Dr. Seuss, Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia, B. F. Skinner, Umberto II of Italy, Cary Grant, Johnny Weissmuller, J. Robert Oppenheimer, and Jean Gabin. Among people deceased in 1942, Reinhard Heydrich ranks 2Before him is Stefan Zweig. After him are Janusz Korczak, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Bronisław Malinowski, Edith Stein, Robert Musil, José Raúl Capablanca, William G. Morgan, Anton Drexler, Jean Baptiste Perrin, and Robert Bosch.

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Among people born in Germany, Reinhard Heydrich ranks 51 out of 5,289Before him are Robert Koch (1843), Hannah Arendt (1906), Bernhard Riemann (1826), Marlene Dietrich (1901), Joseph Goebbels (1897), and Hildegard of Bingen (1098). After him are Erich Fromm (1900), Klemens von Metternich (1773), William I, German Emperor (1797), Georg Ohm (1789), Alexander von Humboldt (1769), and Eva Braun (1912).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Reinhard Heydrich ranks 9Before him are Heinrich Himmler (1900), Wilhelm II, German Emperor (1859), Angela Merkel (1954), Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor (912), Hermann Göring (1893), and Joseph Goebbels (1897). After him are Klemens von Metternich (1773), William I, German Emperor (1797), Frederick the Great (1712), William the Silent (1533), Konrad Adenauer (1876), and Charles the Bald (823).