Roman Herzog

1934 - 2017

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Roman Herzog (German: [ˈʁoːman ˈhɛʁt͡soːk] (listen); 5 April 1934 – 10 January 2017) was a German politician, judge and legal scholar, who served as the president of Germany from 1994 to 1999. A member of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), he was the first president to be elected after the reunification of Germany. He previously served as a judge of the Federal Constitutional Court, and he was the President of the court 1987–1994. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roman Herzog has received more than 293,602 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Roman Herzog is the 2,166th most popular politician (up from 2,315th in 2019), the 599th most popular biography from Germany (up from 606th in 2019) and the 156th most popular German Politician.

Roman Herzog is a German politician and lawyer who served as the President of Germany from 1994 to 1999. He was a member of the Christian Democratic Union.

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Among politicians, Roman Herzog ranks 2,166 out of 15,710Before him are Constantine Laskaris, Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr, Milan I of Serbia, Maxim Litvinov, Ahaziah of Israel, and Eugène Edine Pottier. After him are Li Peng, Antonia Minor, Stefan Löfven, Jehoram of Israel, Childeric II, and Eumenes II.

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Among people born in 1934, Roman Herzog ranks 36Before him are Alan Arkin, Jacques Anquetil, Paco Rabanne, Diana Wynne Jones, Leonid Kravchuk, and Georges Moustaki. After him are Tarcisio Bertone, Bill Bixby, Per Olov Enquist, Larisa Latynina, Brian Epstein, and Ronald Wayne. Among people deceased in 2017, Roman Herzog ranks 30Before him are Martin Landau, Tzvetan Todorov, Louise Hay, Ali Abdullah Saleh, Mário Soares, and Kenneth Arrow. After him are Emmanuelle Riva, Malcolm Young, Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov, Simone Veil, Hans Georg Dehmelt, and Slobodan Praljak.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Roman Herzog ranks 599 out of 5,289Before him are Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1629), Paul Breitner (1951), Hedwig of Silesia (1174), Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1750), Oliver Kahn (1969), and Anneliese Michel (1952). After him are Elisabeth of Wied (1843), Willi Stoph (1914), Rudolf Mössbauer (1929), Maria Sophie of Bavaria (1841), Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia (1907), and Erich Priebke (1913).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Roman Herzog ranks 156Before him are Hermann Müller (1876), Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse (1837), August Bebel (1840), Maria Anna of Bavaria (1551), Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1629), and Hedwig of Silesia (1174). After him are Willi Stoph (1914), Maria Sophie of Bavaria (1841), Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia (1907), Philipp Scheidemann (1865), Albert, King of Sweden (1340), and Chlodwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst (1819).