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Wilhelm Zaisser

1893 - 1958

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Wilhelm Zaisser (20 June 1893 – 3 March 1958) was a German communist politician and statesman who served as the founder and first Minister for State Security of the German Democratic Republic (1950–1953). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilhelm Zaisser has received more than 130,743 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Wilhelm Zaisser is the 5,768th most popular politician (up from 5,924th in 2019), the 1,591st most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,662nd in 2019) and the 482nd most popular German Politician.

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Among politicians, Wilhelm Zaisser ranks 5,768 out of 15,577Before him are Agatha Barbara, Sheng Shicai, Vladimir Antonov-Ovseyenko, Kusunoki Masashige, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, and Neeme Järvi. After him are Htin Kyaw, Peire de Montagut, Tudhaliya II, Hedwig of Saxony, Mariamne I, and Leon of Sparta.

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Among people born in 1893, Wilhelm Zaisser ranks 69Before him are Ivan Panfilov, Edsel Ford, Carl Værnet, Dragiša Cvetković, Gillis Grafström, and Mário de Andrade. After him are Friedrich Christian, Margrave of Meissen, Conrad Veidt, Kurt Huber, Federico Mompou, Roman Ingarden, and Clark Ashton Smith. Among people deceased in 1958, Wilhelm Zaisser ranks 40Before him are Duncan Edwards, Princess Louise of Orléans, Prince Oskar of Prussia, Henri Farman, Peter Collins, and Nuri al-Said. After him are Viktor Schauberger, Franz Bardon, Mikhail Zoshchenko, Luigi Musso, Florent Schmitt, and Otto Abetz.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Wilhelm Zaisser ranks 1,591 out of 6,142Before him are Heinrich Schwarz (1906), Günter Guillaume (1927), Oskar Lafontaine (1943), Albrecht Penck (1858), Thomas Müller (1989), and Rupert II, Elector Palatine (1325). After him are Viktor Brack (1904), Mike Nichols (1931), Wilhelm Backhaus (1884), Horst Eckel (1932), Heinrich Göbel (1818), and Gottfried Böhm (1920).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Wilhelm Zaisser ranks 482Before him are Princess Hildegard of Bavaria (1825), Adolph Diesterweg (1790), Wilhelm Stuckart (1902), Duchess Luise of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1722), Heinrich Schwarz (1906), and Oskar Lafontaine (1943). After him are Viktor Brack (1904), Prince Wilhelm of Prussia (1783), Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia (1772), Louis IV, Landgrave of Thuringia (1200), Horst Seehofer (1949), and Joschka Fischer (1948).