Waldemar Hoven

1903 - 1948

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Waldemar Hoven (10 February 1903 – 2 June 1948) was a Nazi and a physician at Buchenwald concentration camp.Hoven was born in Freiburg, Baden, Germany. Between the years 1919 and 1933, he visited Denmark, Sweden, the United States, and France, returning in 1933 to Freiburg, where he completed his high school studies. He then attended the Universities of Freiburg and Munich. In 1934, he joined the SS. In 1939, he concluded his medical studies and became a physician for the SS. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Waldemar Hoven has received more than 135,212 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Waldemar Hoven is the 164th most popular physician (up from 212th in 2019), the 1,142nd most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,301st in 2019) and the 22nd most popular German Physician.

Waldemar Hoven is most famous for his work with German Expressionism. He was a painter, graphic artist, and art critic.

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Among physicians, Waldemar Hoven ranks 164 out of 509Before him are Francysk Skaryna, George Minot, Aretaeus of Cappadocia, Maurice Bucaille, Pietro Andrea Mattioli, and Alan Hodgkin. After him are Howard Florey, Joseph Calasanz, Andrea Cesalpino, Carl von Rokitansky, Michael Stuart Brown, and Thomas Willis.

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Among people born in 1903, Waldemar Hoven ranks 62Before him are Alonzo Church, Tamam Shud case, Raymond Radiguet, Ernest Walton, Giulio Natta, and Prince Charles, Count of Flanders. After him are Louis Leakey, Fritz Bauer, Bob Hope, Werner Best, Yisrael Kristal, and Abul A'la Maududi. Among people deceased in 1948, Waldemar Hoven ranks 42Before him are Uzeyir Hajibeyov, Tamam Shud case, Arshile Gorky, Otto Rasch, Feng Yuxiang, and Kantarō Suzuki. After him are Wolfram Sievers, Pompeu Fabra, Dieter Wisliceny, Josef Bühler, Rudolf Brandt, and Egon Kisch.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Waldemar Hoven ranks 1,142 out of 5,289Before him are Hugo Schmeisser (1884), Peter Sloterdijk (1947), Heinrich Barth (1821), Anna Maria van Schurman (1607), Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha (1601), and Erwin Piscator (1893). After him are Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1800), Augusta Victoria of Hohenzollern (1890), Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen (1792), Karl Richter (1926), Leo Strauss (1899), and Anton Dostler (1891).

Among PHYSICIANS In Germany

Among physicians born in Germany, Waldemar Hoven ranks 22Before him are Johann Joachim Becher (1635), Theodor Billroth (1829), Albert of Riga (1165), Herta Oberheuser (1911), Ernst Gräfenberg (1881), and August von Wassermann (1866). After him are Sebastian Kneipp (1821), Franciscus Sylvius (1614), Werner Haase (1900), Ernst-Günther Schenck (1904), Ernst-Robert Grawitz (1899), and Philipp Franz von Siebold (1796).