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Wilhelm Rediess

1900 - 1945

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Friedrich Wilhelm Rediess (German: Friedrich Wilhelm Otto 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 144,099 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Wilhelm Rediess is the 608th most popular military personnel (up from 624th in 2019), the 1,488th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,562nd in 2019) and the 119th most popular German Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Wilhelm Rediess ranks 608 out of 1,468Before him are Demosthenes, Günther Blumentritt, Adolf Strauss, Jawhar, Nikolay Gumilyov, and Ludwig von Benedek. After him are Ernst Linder, Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., Minamoto no Yoshinaka, Julius von Payer, and Kemal Reis.

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Among people born in 1900, Wilhelm Rediess ranks 74Before him are Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, Filipp Golikov, Carmen Polo, 1st Lady of Meirás, Jiro Miyake, Alfred Newman, and Joseph Needham. After him are William Heinesen, Helen Hayes, Eduardo De Filippo, Robert Desnos, Ernst Neufert, and Jean Arthur. Among people deceased in 1945, Wilhelm Rediess ranks 110Before him are Charles Spearman, Werner Ostendorff, Constanze Manziarly, Takeichi Nishi, Lord Alfred Douglas, and Josef Čapek. After him are Richard Glücks, Takijirō Ōnishi, Leonid Pasternak, Wolfgang Lüth, Walther Hewel, and Mário de Andrade.

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Among people born in Germany, Wilhelm Rediess ranks 1,488 out of 6,142Before him are Michael Schenker (1955), Henry III, Margrave of Meissen (1218), Carl Heinrich Graun (1704), Joos van Cleve (1485), Karl Heinrich Ulrichs (1825), and Paul Rée (1849). After him are Johann Rattenhuber (1897), Klaus Schulze (1947), Armin Meiwes (1961), Arnold van Gennep (1873), Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (1835), and Princess Marie of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1808).


Among military personnels born in Germany, Wilhelm Rediess ranks 119Before him are Kurt Franz (1914), Ernst Barkmann (1919), Fritz Bayerlein (1899), Hans Speidel (1897), Günther Blumentritt (1892), and Adolf Strauss (1879). After him are Carl Gustav Rehnskiöld (1651), Hans Langsdorff (1894), Herbert Kappler (1907), Georg Stumme (1886), Wilhelm Schepmann (1894), and Lothar von Trotha (1848).