Wilhelm Rediess

1900 - 1945

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Friedrich Wilhelm Rediess (10 October 1900 – 8 May 1945) was the SS and police leader during the German occupation of Norway during the Second World War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilhelm Rediess has received more than 118,596 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Wilhelm Rediess is the 624th most popular military personnel (up from 706th in 2019), the 1,562nd most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,721st in 2019) and the 120th most popular German Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Wilhelm Rediess ranks 624 out of 1,466Before him are Xu Da, Sadao Araki, Mad Mike Hoare, Filipp Golikov, Adolf Strauss, and Johan Laidoner. After him are Georg Stumme, Abner Doubleday, Israel Tal, Ion Mihai Pacepa, Dominique Vandamme, and Sergey Biryuzov.

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Among people born in 1900, Wilhelm Rediess ranks 76Before him are William Heinesen, Mária Telkes, Camille Chamoun, Robert Desnos, James Hilton, and Filipp Golikov. After him are James Bond, Oskar Fischinger, Ernst Neufert, Carmen Polo, 1st Lady of Meirás, Herbert Bayer, and Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester. Among people deceased in 1945, Wilhelm Rediess ranks 119Before him are Richard Glücks, Takijirō Ōnishi, Charles Fabry, Eduard Bloch, Alla Nazimova, and Le Pétomane. After him are Josef Čapek, Georg Kaiser, Paul Pelliot, Ivan Chernyakhovsky, Leonid Pasternak, and Matthias Kleinheisterkamp.

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Among people born in Germany, Wilhelm Rediess ranks 1,562 out of 5,289Before him are Heino (1938), Karin Dor (1938), Max Koegel (1895), Adolf Strauss (1879), Vasily Radlov (1837), and Georg II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen (1826). After him are Arthur Auwers (1838), Gondioc (450), Frederick III, Elector Palatine (1515), Peter Cornelius (1824), Bert Sakmann (1942), and Fredrik Pacius (1809).


Among military personnels born in Germany, Wilhelm Rediess ranks 120Before him are Ernst Lindemann (1894), Oswald Boelcke (1891), Hans Langsdorff (1894), Ernst Barkmann (1919), Adolf Heusinger (1897), and Adolf Strauss (1879). After him are Georg Stumme (1886), Herbert Kappler (1907), Carl Gustav Rehnskiöld (1651), Hans Hermann von Katte (1704), Kurt von Tippelskirch (1891), and Duke Ferdinand of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1721).