Wilhelm Cuno

1876 - 1933

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Wilhelm Carl Josef Cuno (2 July 1876 – 3 January 1933) was a German businessman and politician who was the Chancellor of Germany from 1922 to 1923, for a total of 264 days. His tenure included the episode known as the Occupation of the Ruhr by French and Belgian troops and the period in which inflation in Germany accelerated notably, heading towards hyperinflation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilhelm Cuno has received more than 95,628 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia. Wilhelm Cuno is the 2,868th most popular politician (up from 2,879th in 2019), the 801st most popular biography from Germany (down from 755th in 2019) and the 222nd most popular German Politician.

Wilhelm Cuno was the German Chancellor from 1922-1923. He is most famous for being the Chancellor of Germany during the hyperinflation that occurred in the early 1920s.

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Among politicians, Wilhelm Cuno ranks 2,868 out of 15,710Before him are Kuniaki Koiso, George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford, Gotthard Kettler, Parashurama, Agnes of Merania, and John I of Aragon. After him are Eric IV of Denmark, Princess Astrid, Mrs. Ferner, John George III, Elector of Saxony, Pharnavaz I of Iberia, Al-Walid II, and Carlos Hugo, Duke of Parma.

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Among people born in 1876, Wilhelm Cuno ranks 32Before him are Kim Koo, Max Jacob, Elsa Einstein, Robert Guérin, Wied, Prince of Albania, and Bruno Walter. After him are Jean Webster, John Macleod, Robert Michels, A. L. Kroeber, Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and Sherwood Anderson. Among people deceased in 1933, Wilhelm Cuno ranks 14Before him are 13th Dalai Lama, Sándor Ferenczi, Mohammed Nadir Shah, Albert Calmette, Stefan George, and Nikolai Yudenich. After him are Annie Besant, Oskar Potiorek, Anatoly Lunacharsky, Princess Thyra of Denmark, Erhard Heiden, and Paul Ehrenfest.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Wilhelm Cuno ranks 801 out of 5,289Before him are Frederick Augustus III of Saxony (1865), Albert Göring (1895), Gotthard Kettler (1517), Anna Seghers (1900), Agnes of Merania (1175), and Wolfgang Paul (1913). After him are John George III, Elector of Saxony (1647), Carl Friedrich Abel (1723), Frank Farian (1941), Tannhäuser (1205), Maurice, Elector of Saxony (1521), and Wilhelm Liebknecht (1826).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Wilhelm Cuno ranks 222Before him are Richard Baer (1911), Heinrich Lübke (1894), Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick (1735), Frederick Augustus III of Saxony (1865), Gotthard Kettler (1517), and Agnes of Merania (1175). After him are John George III, Elector of Saxony (1647), Maurice, Elector of Saxony (1521), Wilhelm Liebknecht (1826), Albert V, Duke of Bavaria (1528), Ludwig Stumpfegger (1910), and Manfred Rommel (1928).