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Robert Ley

1890 - 1945

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Robert Ley (German: [ˈlaɪ]; 15 February 1890 – 25 October 1945) was a German politician during the Nazi era; Ley headed the German Labour Front from 1933 to 1945. He also held many other high positions in the Party, including Gauleiter, Reichsleiter and Reichsorganisationsleiter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Ley has received more than 930,205 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Robert Ley is the 1,458th most popular politician (up from 1,478th in 2019), the 400th most popular biography from Germany (up from 427th in 2019) and the 110th most popular German Politician.

Robert Ley was a Nazi politician who is most famous for being the head of the German Labor Front from 1933 to 1945.

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Among politicians, Robert Ley ranks 1,458 out of 15,577Before him are Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma, Walter Schellenberg, Masinissa, Berengar I of Italy, Baldwin V of Jerusalem, and Karađorđe. After him are Marie of Romania, Kim Young-sam, Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Tipu Sultan, Tristan, and Maria II of Portugal.

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Among people born in 1890, Robert Ley ranks 21Before him are Stan Laurel, George II of Greece, Lawrence Bragg, Man Ray, Walther Funk, and Carlos Gardel. After him are El Lissitzky, Kurt Student, Habibullāh Kalakāni, Giorgio Morandi, Victor Lustig, and Maria Goretti. Among people deceased in 1945, Robert Ley ranks 36Before him are August von Mackensen, Friedrich Fromm, Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen, Pierre Laval, Emil Hácha, and Ernst Busch. After him are Francis William Aston, Hans Krebs, Oskar Dirlewanger, Roland Freisler, Hans Fischer, and Josef Kramer.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Robert Ley ranks 400 out of 6,142Before him are Harald zur Hausen (1936), Ernst Busch (1885), Hans Eysenck (1916), Joachim Peiper (1915), Hans Lippershey (1570), and Walter Schellenberg (1910). After him are Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1784), Klaus Meine (1948), Christopher of Bavaria (1416), Carol I of Romania (1839), J. Hans D. Jensen (1907), and Dietrich von Choltitz (1894).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Robert Ley ranks 110Before him are Chlodio (393), Kurt Georg Kiesinger (1904), Leo von Caprivi (1831), Louise Mountbatten (1889), Ernst Thälmann (1886), and Walter Schellenberg (1910). After him are Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1784), Christopher of Bavaria (1416), Carol I of Romania (1839), Louis II, Prince of Monaco (1870), Christian V of Denmark (1646), and Hans Fritzsche (1900).