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Werner Lorenz

1891 - 1974

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Werner Lorenz (2 October 1891 – 13 March 1974) was an SS functionary during the Nazi era. He was head of the Volksdeutsche Mittelstelle (VOMI) (Main Office for Ethnic Germans), an organization charged with resettling ethnic Germans in the "German Reich" from other parts of Europe, as well as colonising the occupied lands during World War II. After the war, Lorenz was sentenced to prison for crimes against humanity in 1948. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Werner Lorenz has received more than 84,549 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Werner Lorenz is the 7,983rd most popular politician (down from 7,084th in 2019), the 471st most popular biography from Poland (down from 427th in 2019) and the 122nd most popular Polish Politician.

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Among politicians, Werner Lorenz ranks 7,983 out of 15,577Before him are Enrique Líster, Henry Wilson, Marie-Claire Alain, Archduke Ferdinand Karl Viktor of Austria-Este, Vyacheslav Kebich, and Horace François Bastien Sébastiani de La Porta. After him are Waldemar, Margrave of Brandenburg-Stendal, William II, Elector of Hesse, Artabanus II of Parthia, Yoshida Shōin, Henry Morgenthau Sr., and Ferdinand Kettler.

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Among people born in 1891, Werner Lorenz ranks 81Before him are Henry Morgenthau Jr., Bruno Loerzer, Johannes R. Becher, Jüri Lossmann, Wilder Penfield, and Evgeny Pashukanis. After him are Frederick, Prince of Hohenzollern, Alfred Meyer, Franz Alexander, Julius Raab, Walter Eucken, and Hans Albers. Among people deceased in 1974, Werner Lorenz ranks 71Before him are Wolf Messing, Eurico Gaspar Dutra, Anne Sexton, Princess Patricia of Connaught, Aman Andom, and Jean Daniélou. After him are Ayub Khan, Marcel Achard, Everaldo, Helmuth Koinigg, Jean Absil, and Kurt Atterberg.

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Among people born in Poland, Werner Lorenz ranks 471 out of 1,454Before him are Wolfhart Pannenberg (1928), Jan Tarnowski (1488), Johann Adam Hiller (1728), Gustav Freytag (1816), Gottfried Achenwall (1719), and Vyacheslav Kebich (1936). After him are Fritz London (1900), Richard Abegg (1869), Józef Haller (1873), Gustav Flatow (1875), Richard Courant (1888), and Friedrich Ernst Dorn (1848).


Among politicians born in Poland, Werner Lorenz ranks 122Before him are Leszek II the Black (1241), Stanisław Koniecpolski (1591), Zvi Zamir (1925), Jan Tarnowski (1488), Gustav Freytag (1816), and Vyacheslav Kebich (1936). After him are Józef Haller (1873), Gerda Steinhoff (1922), Hugo Haase (1863), Karl Gützlaff (1803), Krakus (null), and Duchess Frederica of Württemberg (1765).