Walter Ulbricht

1893 - 1973

Walter Ulbricht

Walter Ernst Paul Ulbricht (German: [ˈvaltɐ ˈʊlbʁɪçt]; 30 June 1893 – 1 August 1973) was a German communist politician. Ulbricht played a leading role in the creation of the Weimar-era Communist Party of Germany (KPD) and later (after spending the years of Nazi rule in exile in France and the Soviet Union) in the early development and establishment of the German Democratic Republic in East Germany. As the First Secretary of the Socialist Unity Party from 1950 to 1971, he was the chief decision maker in East Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Ulbricht has received more than 693,976 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 728th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Walter Ulbricht ranks 723 out of 14,801Before him are Omar al-Bashir, Ahmose I, Ulysses S. Grant, Cambyses II, Stanisław Leszczyński, and Basil I. After him are Dilma Rousseff, Kurt Waldheim, Andrei Gromyko, Franjo Tuđman, Farah Pahlavi, and Abd al-Rahman I.

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Among people born in 1893, Walter Ulbricht ranks 8Before him are Hermann Göring, Joan Miró, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Ip Man, Alfred Rosenberg, and Vladimir Mayakovsky. After him are Mikhail Tukhachevsky, Carol II of Romania, Harold Lloyd, Draža Mihailović, Roland Freisler, and Karl Mannheim. Among people deceased in 1973, Walter Ulbricht ranks 16Before him are Fulgencio Batista, İsmet İnönü, Pearl S. Buck, Henri Charrière, John Ford, and Paavo Nurmi. After him are Ludwig von Mises, Max Horkheimer, Abebe Bikila, Ivan Konev, Hans Kelsen, and Anna Magnani.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Walter Ulbricht ranks 201 out of 3,763Before him are Nelly Sachs (1891), Michael Schumacher (1969), Konstantin von Neurath (1873), Wilhelm Dilthey (1833), Erich Hartmann (1922), and Johannes Stark (1874). After him are Emmy Noether (1882), Georgius Agricola (1494), Augustus III of Poland (1696), Baron d'Holbach (1723), Ferdinand Tönnies (1855), and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Walter Ulbricht ranks 54Before him are Karl Liebknecht (1871), Conrad III of Germany (1093), Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor (980), Princess Sophie of Bavaria (1805), Christian IX of Denmark (1818), and Konstantin von Neurath (1873). After him are Augustus III of Poland (1696), Wilhelm Frick (1877), Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria (1756), Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor (990), Kurt von Schleicher (1882), and Wilhelm, German Crown Prince (1882).

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