Wilhelm Gustloff

1895 - 1936

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Wilhelm Gustloff (30 January 1895 – 4 February 1936) was the founder of the Swiss NSDAP/AO (the Nazi Party organisation for German citizens living outside Germany) at Davos. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilhelm Gustloff has received more than 294,009 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Wilhelm Gustloff is the 4,106th most popular politician (down from 3,921st in 2019), the 1,101st most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,076th in 2019) and the 320th most popular German Politician.

Wilhelm Gustloff was a German politician who was assassinated by the Nazis in 1933. He was most famous for being assassinated.

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Among politicians, Wilhelm Gustloff ranks 4,106 out of 19,576Before him are Diodotus Tryphon, Publius Cornelius Dolabella, Shamash-shum-ukin, José María Aznar, Hōjō Tokimune, and Infanta Pilar, Duchess of Badajoz. After him are Claudia Felicitas of Austria, Theresa Kunegunda Sobieska, Fouad Mebazaa, Gevherhan Sultan, Sun Xiu, and Giovanni Gronchi.

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Among people born in 1895, Wilhelm Gustloff ranks 72Before him are Friedrich Jeckeln, Marcel Pagnol, Edna Purviance, Robert Graves, Jean Giono, and Ferdinand Čatloš. After him are Prince Pierre, Duke of Valentinois, Vinoba Bhave, Jack Dempsey, Walter Dornberger, Lin Yutang, and Kiril, Prince of Preslav. Among people deceased in 1936, Wilhelm Gustloff ranks 47Before him are Henry Louis Le Chatelier, Heinrich Rickert, Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Marcel Grossmann, José Sanjurjo, and Robert Michels. After him are Ahmet Tevfik Pasha, Bertha Pappenheim, Duan Qirui, Alexander Berkman, Carl Stumpf, and Kikunae Ikeda.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Wilhelm Gustloff ranks 1,101 out of 7,253Before him are Karl-Heinz Schnellinger (1939), Max Klinger (1857), Alfred Brehm (1829), Philip Johan von Strahlenberg (1676), Louis II, Duke of Bavaria (1229), and Robert Michels (1876). After him are Countess Palatine Dorothea Sophie of Neuburg (1670), Charles I Louis, Elector Palatine (1617), Veit Stoss (1450), Lothar von Richthofen (1894), Gottfried Feder (1883), and Henry Suso (1295).

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