Walter Schellenberg

1910 - 1952

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Walter Friedrich Schellenberg (16 January 1910 – 31 March 1952) was a German SS functionary during the Nazi era. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Schellenberg has received more than 649,468 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Walter Schellenberg is the 1,490th most popular politician (up from 1,508th in 2019), the 430th most popular biography from Germany (down from 419th in 2019) and the 113th most popular German Politician.

Walter Schellenberg was a German intelligence officer and Nazi during World War II. He was the head of the foreign intelligence service of the SS, and he was most famous for his role in Operation Bernhard, which was a plan to destabilize the British economy by flooding the country with forged banknotes.

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Among politicians, Walter Schellenberg ranks 1,490 out of 15,710Before him are Ferenc Szálasi, Kim Jong-un, Marcus Furius Camillus, Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily, Abaqa Khan, and Pauline Bonaparte. After him are Václav Klaus, Gyges of Lydia, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Giulio Andreotti, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and Hafizullah Amin.

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Among people born in 1910, Walter Schellenberg ranks 14Before him are Ingrid of Sweden, Django Reinhardt, Konrad Zuse, Jean Genet, Paulette Goddard, and Ronald Coase. After him are Eric Berne, David Niven, Kurt Meyer, Gerda Taro, William Hanna, and Dorothy Hodgkin. Among people deceased in 1952, Walter Schellenberg ranks 12Before him are Alexandra Kollontai, Chaim Weizmann, Paul Éluard, Wilm Hosenfeld, Benedetto Croce, and Karen Horney. After him are Sven Hedin, Elena of Montenegro, Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Hattie McDaniel, Jürgen Stroop, and Khorloogiin Choibalsan.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Walter Schellenberg ranks 430 out of 5,289Before him are Johann Gottfried Galle (1812), Duchess Helene in Bavaria (1834), Friedrich Fromm (1888), Robert Ley (1890), Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine (1864), and Anna Magdalena Bach (1701). After him are Conradin (1252), Karl Schwarzschild (1873), Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria (1808), Otto Frank (1889), Ernst Lubitsch (1892), and Uwe Seeler (1936).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Walter Schellenberg ranks 113Before him are Chlodio (393), Leo von Caprivi (1831), Ananda Mahidol (1925), Georgy Lvov (1861), Friedrich Fromm (1888), and Robert Ley (1890). After him are Conradin (1252), Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld (1911), Josef Kramer (1906), Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria (1662), Werner von Fritsch (1880), and Kurt Georg Kiesinger (1904).