Wilhelm Frick

1877 - 1946

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Wilhelm Frick (12 March 1877 – 16 October 1946) was a prominent German politician of the Nazi Party (NSDAP), who served as Reich Minister of the Interior in Adolf Hitler's cabinet from 1933 to 1943 and as the last governor of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. As the head of the Kriminalpolizei (criminal police) in Munich, Frick took part in Hitler's failed Beer Hall Putsch of 1923, for which he was convicted of high treason. He managed to avoid imprisonment and soon afterwards became a leading figure of the Nazi Party (NSDAP) in the Reichstag. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilhelm Frick has received more than 881,292 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Wilhelm Frick is the 812th most popular politician (down from 755th in 2019), the 224th most popular biography from Germany (down from 210th in 2019) and the 59th most popular German Politician.

Wilhelm Frick was a German politician who served as Minister of the Interior in the Nazi government. He is most famous for his role in the Night of the Long Knives.

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Among politicians, Wilhelm Frick ranks 812 out of 15,710Before him are Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor, Thutmose II, Aldo Moro, Mary, Queen of Hungary, Charles II of England, and Frederick VIII of Denmark. After him are Johann Friedrich Struensee, Xiang Yu, İsmet İnönü, Sigismund II Augustus, Eric Bloodaxe, and Irma Grese.

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Among people born in 1877, Wilhelm Frick ranks 5Before him are Hermann Hesse, Isadora Duncan, Felix Dzerzhinsky, and Hjalmar Schacht. After him are G. H. Hardy, Frederick Soddy, Charles Glover Barkla, Edgar Cayce, Muhammad Iqbal, Francis William Aston, and Joan Gamper. Among people deceased in 1946, Wilhelm Frick ranks 14Before him are Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Hans Frank, Ion Antonescu, Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Mikhail Kalinin, and John Logie Baird. After him are Alexander Alekhine, Julius Streicher, Gerhart Hauptmann, Werner von Blomberg, Fritz Sauckel, and Karl Haushofer.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Wilhelm Frick ranks 224 out of 5,289Before him are Walter Ulbricht (1893), Isabeau of Bavaria (1370), Karl May (1842), Kurt von Schleicher (1882), Max Horkheimer (1895), and Michael Ende (1929). After him are Eckhart Tolle (1948), Gustav Ludwig Hertz (1887), Johann Friedrich Struensee (1737), Albert Kesselring (1885), Irma Grese (1923), and Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor (1086).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Wilhelm Frick ranks 59Before him are Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor (980), Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor (990), Arnulf of Carinthia (850), Valéry Giscard d'Estaing (1926), Walter Ulbricht (1893), and Kurt von Schleicher (1882). After him are Johann Friedrich Struensee (1737), Irma Grese (1923), Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor (1086), Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg (1620), Eduard Bernstein (1850), and Valentinian II (371).