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Rudolf Brandt

1909 - 1948

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Rudolf Hermann Brandt (2 June 1909 – 2 June 1948) was a German SS officer from 1933–45 and a civil servant. A lawyer by profession, Brandt was the Personal Administrative Officer to Reichsführer-SS (Persönlicher Referent vom Reichsführer SS) Heinrich Himmler and a defendant at the Doctors' Trial at Nuremberg for his part in securing the 86 victims of the Jewish skull collection, an attempt to create an anthropological display of plaster body casts and skeletal remains of Jews. He was convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity, and executed in 1948. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rudolf Brandt has received more than 236,476 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Rudolf Brandt is the 4,395th most popular politician (up from 4,542nd in 2019), the 1,198th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,285th in 2019) and the 363rd most popular German Politician.

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Among politicians, Rudolf Brandt ranks 4,395 out of 15,577Before him are Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark, Émile Lahoud, Leontios, Philipp Bouhler, Dardanus, and Vicente Guerrero. After him are Tage Erlander, Jia Xu, Theobald II, Count of Champagne, Charles Alexandre de Calonne, Prayut Chan-o-cha, and Drusus Caesar.

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Among people born in 1909, Rudolf Brandt ranks 43Before him are Matt Busby, Hélder Câmara, László Rajk, Oldřich Nejedlý, Princess Ileana of Romania, and Rollo May. After him are Norberto Bobbio, Joseph Losey, Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna of Russia, Vicente Feola, Stanisław Jerzy Lec, and Hideo Sakai. Among people deceased in 1948, Rudolf Brandt ranks 42Before him are Waldemar Hoven, Yoshiko Kawashima, Emil Ludwig, Kantarō Suzuki, Dieter Wisliceny, and Otto Rasch. After him are Pompeu Fabra, Kenji Doihara, Arshile Gorky, Edgar de Wahl, Feng Yuxiang, and Prince Adalbert of Prussia.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Rudolf Brandt ranks 1,198 out of 6,142Before him are Wolfgang von Trips (1928), Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth (1892), Michel Bréal (1832), Otto Rasch (1891), Hans Baur (1897), and Philipp Bouhler (1899). After him are Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim (1594), Ernst Troeltsch (1865), Sebastian Kneipp (1821), Princess Regina of Saxe-Meiningen (1925), Princess Christine Louise of Oettingen-Oettingen (1671), and John George II, Elector of Saxony (1613).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Rudolf Brandt ranks 363Before him are Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst (1690), Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach (1907), Max Amann (1891), Armin Laschet (1961), Otto Rasch (1891), and Philipp Bouhler (1899). After him are Princess Regina of Saxe-Meiningen (1925), Princess Christine Louise of Oettingen-Oettingen (1671), John George II, Elector of Saxony (1613), Gustav Noske (1868), Theodelinda (570), and Duke Henry of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1876).