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Walther Hewel

1904 - 1945

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Walther Hewel (25 March 1904 – 2 May 1945) was an early and active member of the Nazi Party who became a German diplomat, an SS-Brigadeführer and one of German dictator Adolf Hitler's personal friends. He served as the liaison officer between Reichsminister for Foreign Affairs Joachim von Ribbentrop and Hitler's headquarters. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walther Hewel has received more than 242,510 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Walther Hewel is the 5,688th most popular politician (down from 5,311th in 2019), the 1,576th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,495th in 2019) and the 475th most popular German Politician.

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Among politicians, Walther Hewel ranks 5,688 out of 15,577Before him are Sigismund Francis, Archduke of Austria, Prince Roman Petrovich of Russia, Publius Valerius Publicola, Milan Milutinović, Bu Bing, and Dragiša Cvetković. After him are Tushratta, Malik Shah, Marcus Ulpius Traianus the Elder, André Kolingba, Tarabai, and Æthelberht of Kent.

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Among people born in 1904, Walther Hewel ranks 77Before him are Yves Congar, Ba Jin, Kuvempu, Rudolf Arnheim, Hans Hartung, and Greer Garson. After him are Viktor Brack, Sergey Biryuzov, Georges Canguilhem, Margaret Bourke-White, Josef Bühler, and Valery Chkalov. Among people deceased in 1945, Walther Hewel ranks 115Before him are Josef Čapek, Wilhelm Rediess, Richard Glücks, Takijirō Ōnishi, Leonid Pasternak, and Wolfgang Lüth. After him are Mário de Andrade, Bogdan Filov, Albrecht Penck, Robert Desnos, Paul Pelliot, and Otto Kittel.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Walther Hewel ranks 1,576 out of 6,142Before him are Wolfgang, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken (1526), Princess Louise Caroline of Hesse-Kassel (1789), Joseph Karl Stieler (1781), Friedrich Parrot (1791), Kathrine Switzer (1947), and Adam Olearius (1603). After him are Wilhelm Schepmann (1894), Princess Hildegard of Bavaria (1825), Adolph Diesterweg (1790), Marie-Louise von Franz (1915), Gottfried August Bürger (1747), and Hans Berger (1873).

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