WRITER

Traudl Junge

1920 - 2002

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Gertraud "Traudl" Junge (née Humps; 16 March 1920 – 10 February 2002) was a German editor who worked as Adolf Hitler's last private secretary from December 1942 to April 1945. After typing Hitler's will, she remained in the Berlin Führerbunker until his death. Following her arrest and imprisonment in June 1945, both the Soviet and the U.S. militaries interrogated her. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Traudl Junge has received more than 2,151,671 page views. Her biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Traudl Junge is the 468th most popular writer (down from 432nd in 2019), the 414th most popular biography from Germany (down from 389th in 2019) and the 27th most popular German Writer.

Traudl Junge was most famous for being a secretary for Adolf Hitler.

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Notable Works

Derniers témoins du bunker
Death and burial, German Personal narratives, Friends and associates
Bis zur letzten Stunde
Friends and associates, Diaries, Biography
**Until the Final Hour** (German: *Bis zur letzten Stunde*), also published as *Until the Final Hour: Hitler's Last Secretary* or simply *Hitler's Last Secretary* is a memoir of the last days of Hitler's government, written by Traudl Junge (née Humps) in 1947, but not published until 2002 (in German) and 2003 (in English). The book was part of the basis for the 2002 Austrian documentary *Im toten Winkel - Hitlers Sekretärin* (titled *Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary* in English) and the film Der Untergang (The Downfall) in 2004. (Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Until_the_Final_Hour))
Bis zur letzten Stunde. Hitlers Sekretärin erzählt ihr Leben

Page views of Traudl Junges by language

Over the past year Traudl Junge has had the most page views in the with 274,280 views, followed by German (106,885), and Italian (39,423). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Estonian (81.07%), Italian (78.94%), and Basque (61.11%)

Among WRITERS

Among writers, Traudl Junge ranks 468 out of 7,302Before her are Tibullus, Marguerite de Navarre, Saint-John Perse, John Galsworthy, Eyvind Johnson, and Margaret Atwood. After her are Jules Michelet, Athenaeus, Louise de La Vallière, Joris-Karl Huysmans, Livius Andronicus, and Milena Jesenská.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1920, Traudl Junge ranks 19Before her are Owen Chamberlain, Melina Mercouri, Gianni Rodari, Frank Herbert, Amália Rodrigues, and Boris Vian. After her are Éric Rohmer, Richard von Weizsäcker, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Charlie Parker, Juan Antonio Samaranch, and Helmut Newton. Among people deceased in 2002, Traudl Junge ranks 16Before her are Richard Harris, Vavá, Ruth Handler, László Kubala, Valeriy Lobanovskyi, and Prince Claus of the Netherlands. After her are Chuck Jones, James Coburn, Niki de Saint Phalle, Ivan Illich, Linda Lovelace, and Edsger W. Dijkstra.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Traudl Junge ranks 414 out of 7,253Before her are Carl von Ossietzky (1889), Paul Hausser (1880), Helmuth von Moltke the Younger (1848), Karl Drais (1785), Anna Magdalena Bach (1701), and Louise Mountbatten (1889). After her are Matthias Jakob Schleiden (1804), Robert Ley (1890), Harald zur Hausen (1936), Jürgen Klopp (1967), Otto of Bavaria (1848), and Arno Allan Penzias (1933).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Traudl Junge ranks 27Before her are Friedrich Schlegel (1772), Wilhelm Grimm (1786), Karl May (1842), Einhard (770), Heinrich Mann (1871), and Wolfram von Eschenbach (1170). After her are Jean Paul (1763), Patrick Süskind (1949), Klaus Mann (1906), Lion Feuchtwanger (1884), Erich Kästner (1899), and Elisabeth of Wied (1843).