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 out 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 1,496,291 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Traudl Junge is the 417th most popular writer (down from 373rd in 2019), the 351st most popular biography from Germany (down from 302nd in 2019) and the 26th most popular German Writer.

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

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Among writers, Traudl Junge ranks 417 out of 5,794Before her are Nathaniel Hawthorne, Jacques Hébert, Ivan Goncharov, Ennius, Sergei Yesenin, and Julio Cortázar. After her are Thomas Wolfe, Thomas Bernhard, André Maurois, Osamu Dazai, G. K. Chesterton, and William Makepeace Thackeray.

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Among people born in 1920, Traudl Junge ranks 18Before her are Paul Celan, Charlie Parker, Juan Antonio Samaranch, Montgomery Clift, Éric Rohmer, and Gianni Rodari. After her are Zecharia Sitchin, Boris Vian, Frank Herbert, Melina Mercouri, Amália Rodrigues, and John Demjanjuk. Among people deceased in 2002, Traudl Junge ranks 13Before her are John Rawls, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Billy Wilder, Richard Harris, László Kubala, and Chuck Jones. After her are Vavá, Prince Claus of the Netherlands, James Coburn, Niki de Saint Phalle, Ivan Illich, and Rod Steiger.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Traudl Junge ranks 351 out of 5,289Before her are Friedrich Schlegel (1772), Nelly Sachs (1891), Richard Dedekind (1831), Rudolf Dassler (1898), Henry the Lion (1129), and Maria Alexandrovna (1824). After her are August Kekulé (1829), Hermann Fegelein (1906), Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1776), Ernst Busch (1885), Karen Horney (1885), and Carl von Ossietzky (1889).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Traudl Junge ranks 26Before her are Alexandra Feodorovna (1872), Paul Heyse (1830), Einhard (770), Heinrich Mann (1871), Friedrich Schlegel (1772), and Nelly Sachs (1891). After her are Heinrich von Kleist (1777), Wolfram von Eschenbach (1170), Erich Kästner (1899), Jean Paul (1763), Patrick Süskind (1949), and Ludwig Tieck (1773).