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 820,098 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Robert Ley is the 1,480th most popular politician (up from 1,542nd in 2019), the 427th most popular biography from Germany (down from 423rd in 2019) and the 112th 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 1,480 out of 15,710Before him are Emperor Xian of Han, Friedrich Fromm, John Sigismund Zápolya, Amon of Judah, Ismail Ibn Sharif, and Jiajing Emperor. After him are Mongkut, Orestes, Gyeongjong of Joseon, Ferenc Szálasi, Kim Jong-un, and Marcus Furius Camillus.

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Among people born in 1890, Robert Ley ranks 22Before him are Man Ray, George II of Greece, Lawrence Bragg, Carlos Gardel, El Lissitzky, and Walther Funk. After him are Maria Goretti, Kurt Student, Franz Werfel, Fanny Kaplan, Michael Collins, and Victor Lustig. Among people deceased in 1945, Robert Ley ranks 39Before him are August von Mackensen, Edgar Cayce, Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy, Theodore Dreiser, Roland Freisler, and Friedrich Fromm. After him are Princess Stéphanie of Belgium, Josef Kramer, Francis William Aston, Oskar Dirlewanger, Käthe Kollwitz, and Wilhelm Burgdorf.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Robert Ley ranks 427 out of 5,289Before him are Niklas Luhmann (1927), F. W. Murnau (1888), Roland Freisler (1893), Johann Gottfried Galle (1812), Duchess Helene in Bavaria (1834), and Friedrich Fromm (1888). After him are Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine (1864), Anna Magdalena Bach (1701), Walter Schellenberg (1910), Conradin (1252), Karl Schwarzschild (1873), and Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria (1808).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Robert Ley ranks 112Before him are Friedrich Ratzel (1844), Chlodio (393), Leo von Caprivi (1831), Ananda Mahidol (1925), Georgy Lvov (1861), and Friedrich Fromm (1888). After him are Walter Schellenberg (1910), Conradin (1252), Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld (1911), Josef Kramer (1906), Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria (1662), and Werner von Fritsch (1880).