Werner Best

1903 - 1989

Werner Best

Karl Rudolf Werner Best (10 July 1903 – 23 June 1989) was a German Nazi, jurist, police chief, SS-Obergruppenführer and Nazi Party leader and theoretician from Darmstadt, Hesse. He was the first chief of Department 1 of the Gestapo, Nazi Germany's secret police, and initiated a registry of all Jews in Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Werner Best has received more than 236,432 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,963rd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Werner Best ranks 4,933 out of 14,801Before him are Casimir II the Just, Leonardo Loredan, Siamun, Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Hersekzade Ahmed Pasha, and Gaius Claudius Nero. After him are Al-Qadir, Emperor Nijō, Tonyukuk, Bernard of Italy, Ryszard Kaczorowski, and Philip of Milly.

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Among people born in 1903, Werner Best ranks 70Before him are Maria Reiche, Evelyn Waugh, Sadegh Hedayat, Benjamin Spock, Uichiro Hatta, and Bob Hope. After him are Waldemar Hoven, Fritz Bauer, Werner Ostendorff, Johannes Heesters, Henry Corbin, and Otto Abetz. Among people deceased in 1989, Werner Best ranks 60Before him are Franklin J. Schaffner, Ahmadou Ahidjo, A. J. Ayer, Carlos Arias Navarro, Irving Berlin, and Uichiro Hatta. After him are Rashid Behbudov, Karel Zeman, Hans Hartung, Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev, Hamani Diori, and Minoru Genda.

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Among people born in Germany, Werner Best ranks 1,293 out of 3,763Before him are Ernest Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1724), Christian I, Elector of Saxony (1560), Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (1833), Paul Landers (1964), Albert III, Duke of Bavaria (1401), and Manuel Neuer (1986). After him are Heiner Müller (1929), Carl Heinrich Graun (1704), Bernard of Saxe-Weimar (1604), Rudolf von Sebottendorf (1875), Princess Cecilie of Baden (1839), and Lucius Antonius Saturninus (20).

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