POLITICIAN

Wilhelm Pieck

1876 - 1960

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Friedrich Wilhelm Reinhold Pieck (German pronunciation: [ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈpiːk]; 3 January 1876 – 7 September 1960) was a German communist politician who served as the chairman of the Socialist Unity Party from 1946 to 1950 and as president of the German Democratic Republic from 1949 to 1960. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilhelm Pieck has received more than 492,027 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Wilhelm Pieck is the 935th most popular politician (down from 841st in 2019), the 266th most popular biography from Germany (down from 234th in 2019) and the 71st most popular German Politician.

Wilhelm Pieck was the first president of the German Democratic Republic, and he was also the first president of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Wilhelm Pieck ranks 935 out of 15,710Before him are Alberto Fujimori, Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies, Emperor Yao, Saud of Saudi Arabia, Taejong of Joseon, and Islam Karimov. After him are Ruth, Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor, Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia, Constantine V, Rani of Jhansi, and Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1876, Wilhelm Pieck ranks 8Before him are Mata Hari, Jack London, Konrad Adenauer, Erich Raeder, Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb, and Constantin Brâncuși. After him are Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, Pablo Casals, Zewditu, Alexander I of Serbia, 13th Dalai Lama, and Willis Carrier. Among people deceased in 1960, Wilhelm Pieck ranks 8Before him are Boris Pasternak, Clark Gable, Erich Raeder, Albert Kesselring, Melanie Klein, and Max von Laue. After him are Walther Funk, Paula Hitler, Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia, Fausto Coppi, Amanullah Khan, and J. L. Austin.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Wilhelm Pieck ranks 266 out of 5,289Before him are Gerhard Richter (1932), Augustus III of Poland (1696), Wilhelm Grimm (1786), Johannes Stark (1874), Georgius Agricola (1494), and Katharina von Bora (1498). After him are Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1175), Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia (1361), Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher (1742), Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor (955), Carl Zeiss (1816), and Ludolph van Ceulen (1540).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Wilhelm Pieck ranks 71Before him are Valentinian II (371), Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk (1887), Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden (1710), Julius Streicher (1885), Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria (1756), and Augustus III of Poland (1696). After him are Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1175), Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia (1361), Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor (955), Maurice, Prince of Orange (1567), Anton Drexler (1884), and Christian I of Denmark (1426).