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Reinhard Heydrich

1904 - 1942

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Reinhard Tristan Eugen Heydrich ( HEYE-drik; German: [ˈʁaɪnhaʁt ˈtʁɪstan ˈʔɔʏɡn̩ 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. 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 11,094,655 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Reinhard Heydrich is the 174th most popular politician (down from 166th in 2019), the 57th most popular biography from Germany (down from 51st in 2019) and the 12th 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 174 out of 15,577Before him are Demosthenes, Batu Khan, Joanna of Castile, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Henry III of France, and Akbar. After him are Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, Suleiman II, Thutmose III, Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, Charles I of Austria, and Nicholas I of Russia.

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Among people born in 1904, Reinhard Heydrich ranks 3Before him are Salvador Dalí and Deng Xiaoping. After him are Pablo Neruda, Dr. Seuss, Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia, Cary Grant, Umberto II of Italy, B. F. Skinner, Jean Gabin, J. Robert Oppenheimer, and Johnny Weissmuller. Among people deceased in 1942, Reinhard Heydrich ranks 2Before him is Stefan Zweig. After him are Janusz Korczak, Bronisław Malinowski, Edith Stein, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anton Drexler, José Raúl Capablanca, Robert Musil, Jean Baptiste Perrin, William Henry Bragg, and Robert Bosch.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Reinhard Heydrich ranks 57 out of 6,142Before him are Karl Benz (1844), Eva Braun (1912), Werner Heisenberg (1901), Joseph Goebbels (1897), Hildegard of Bingen (1098), and William I, German Emperor (1797). After him are Klemens von Metternich (1773), Heinrich Heine (1797), Jacques Offenbach (1819), Gerd Müller (1945), Wilhelm Wundt (1832), and Ludwig Feuerbach (1804).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Reinhard Heydrich ranks 12Before him are Heinrich Himmler (1900), Wilhelm II, German Emperor (1859), Hermann Göring (1893), Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor (912), Joseph Goebbels (1897), and William I, German Emperor (1797). After him are Klemens von Metternich (1773), Martin Bormann (1900), Konrad Adenauer (1876), Helmut Kohl (1930), Charles the Bald (823), and William the Silent (1533).