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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 1,919,342 page views. Her biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Traudl Junge is the 435th most popular writer (down from 417th in 2019), the 389th most popular biography from Germany (down from 351st 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 435 out of 5,755Before her are Vladimir Vysotsky, Bohumil Hrabal, Ennius, Louise de La Vallière, Constantine P. Cavafy, and Louisa May Alcott. After her are Yunus Emre, Tennessee Williams, Patrick Modiano, Christopher Marlowe, Enid Blyton, and Frantz Fanon.

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Among people born in 1920, Traudl Junge ranks 21Before her are Éric Rohmer, Melina Mercouri, Gianni Rodari, Zecharia Sitchin, Amália Rodrigues, and Juan Antonio Samaranch. After her are Montgomery Clift, Boris Vian, Owen Chamberlain, Richard von Weizsäcker, Walter Matthau, and Helmut Newton. Among people deceased in 2002, Traudl Junge ranks 13Before her are Hans-Georg Gadamer, John Rawls, Billy Wilder, Richard Harris, Vavá, and Prince Claus of the Netherlands. After her are László Kubala, Niki de Saint Phalle, Chuck Jones, James Coburn, Ivan Illich, and Rod Steiger.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Traudl Junge ranks 389 out of 6,142Before her are Kurt Georg Kiesinger (1904), Klaus Schwab (1938), Alfred von Schlieffen (1833), Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1786), Gerhard Domagk (1895), and Prince Claus of the Netherlands (1926). After her are Leo von Caprivi (1831), Louise Mountbatten (1889), Richard Dedekind (1831), Ernst Thälmann (1886), Harald zur Hausen (1936), and Ernst Busch (1885).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Traudl Junge ranks 26Before her are Paul Heyse (1830), Karl May (1842), Einhard (770), Michael Ende (1929), Friedrich Schlegel (1772), and Wilhelm Grimm (1786). After her are Wolfram von Eschenbach (1170), Jean Paul (1763), Ulrich von Hutten (1488), Patrick Süskind (1949), Erich Kästner (1899), and Heinrich Mann (1871).