Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim

1905 - 1944

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Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim (25 March 1905 – 21 July 1944) was a German Army colonel and a resistance fighter in Nazi Germany involved in the 20 July plot against Adolf Hitler. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim has received more than 238,533 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim is the 360th most popular military personnel (up from 418th in 2019), the 846th most popular biography from Germany (up from 997th in 2019) and the 78th most popular Military Personnel.

Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim is most famous for being the first German to be awarded the Order of the Black Eagle.

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Among military personnels, Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim ranks 360 out of 1,468Before him are Otto Kretschmer, Huang Zhong, Kul Tigin, Georg von Frundsberg, Vasily Arkhipov, and Jean-Baptiste Jourdan. After him are Datis, Henri Giraud, Choe Yeong, Luigi Cadorna, Viktor Lutze, and Thomas the Slav.

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Among people born in 1905, Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim ranks 31Before him are Władysław Gomułka, Max Schmeling, Dalton Trumbo, Franz Ziereis, Marian Rejewski, and Nikolai Tikhonov. After him are Gerard Kuiper, Jean Vigo, Nevill Francis Mott, Ulf von Euler, George H. Hitchings, and Princess Margarita of Greece and Denmark. Among people deceased in 1944, Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim ranks 53Before him are Friedrich Dollmann, Hans-Valentin Hube, Eduard Dietl, Carl-Heinrich von Stülpnagel, Abbas II of Egypt, and August Landmesser. After him are Bertha Benz, Bronislav Kaminski, Mohammed Alim Khan, George Stinney, Walter Nowotny, and Otto von Below.

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Among people born in Germany, Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim ranks 846 out of 6,142Before him are Steffi Graf (1969), Juliana Maria of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1729), Kurt Eisner (1867), Oswald Pohl (1892), John George III, Elector of Saxony (1647), and Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse (1777). After him are Philipp Otto Runge (1777), Wilhelm Kempff (1895), Hendrik Goltzius (1558), Fritz Strassmann (1902), Bruno Walter (1876), and Arno Breker (1900).


Among military personnels born in Germany, Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim ranks 78Before him are Friedrich Dollmann (1882), Hans-Valentin Hube (1890), Eduard Dietl (1890), Günther Prien (1908), Carl-Heinrich von Stülpnagel (1886), and Georg von Frundsberg (1473). After him are Viktor Lutze (1890), Erich Kempka (1910), Georg-Hans Reinhardt (1887), Günther Rall (1918), Gerhard von Scharnhorst (1755), and Reinhard Scheer (1863).