Rudolf Augstein

1923 - 2002

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Rudolf Karl Augstein (5 November 1923 – 7 November 2002) was a German journalist, editor, publicist and politician. He was one of the most influential German journalists, founder and part-owner of Der Spiegel magazine. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rudolf Augstein has received more than 72,028 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Rudolf Augstein is the 11,351st most popular politician (down from 10,928th in 2019), the 3,398th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,686th in 2019) and the 922nd most popular German Politician.

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Among politicians, Rudolf Augstein ranks 11,351 out of 15,710Before him are Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer, Gyula Károlyi, Dora Bakoyannis, Anand Panyarachun, Ariobarzanes III of Cappadocia, and Pierre Tirard. After him are Publius Servilius Vatia Isauricus, Paul Reinecke, Lucius Valerius Flaccus, Niels Neergaard, Marcus Valerius Messalla Rufus, and Fredrik von Otter.

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Among people born in 1923, Rudolf Augstein ranks 230Before him are Patrick Hillery, Betsy Blair, Harold Gould, William Windom, Patrick Moore, and Ziba Ganiyeva. After him are François Cavanna, James Arness, Red Garland, Morris Halle, Mikhail Yegorov, and Xie Jin. Among people deceased in 2002, Rudolf Augstein ranks 167Before him are Lawrence Tierney, Alan Lomax, Chaim Potok, William Luther Pierce, Reginald Rose, and R. M. Hare. After him are George Sidney, Raoul Diagne, John Cocke, Lance Macklin, Arne Selmosson, and Alexandru Todea.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Rudolf Augstein ranks 3,398 out of 5,289Before him are Emmanuel Scheffer (1924), Heinrich Martin Weber (1842), Joseph Gottlieb Kölreuter (1733), Emanuel Geibel (1815), Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa (1818), and Per Mertesacker (1984). After him are Paul Reinecke (1872), Ellen Preis (1912), Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling (1908), Anna Sophie of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1670), Prince Hermann of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1825), and Emre Can (1994).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Rudolf Augstein ranks 922Before him are Woldemar, Prince of Lippe (1824), Jacob Hübner (1761), Otto Graf Lambsdorff (1926), Eugen Bolz (1881), Fritz Manteuffel (1875), and Peer Steinbrück (1947). After him are Paul Reinecke (1872), Leopold III, Prince of Lippe (1821), Ernst Ludwig II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen (1709), Paul Kummer (1834), Princess Caroline of Nassau-Usingen (1762), and Gunter Demnig (1947).