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 202,875 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim is the 418th most popular military personnel (down from 366th in 2019), the 997th most popular biography from Germany (down from 842nd in 2019) and the 90th most popular German 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 418 out of 1,466Before him are Raymond A. Spruance, Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, Vasily Arkhipov, Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov, Levin August von Bennigsen, and Cao Zhen. After him are Albert Pike, James Paul Moody, Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby, Arthur III, Duke of Brittany, Jan Kubiš, and Saitō Dōsan.

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Among people born in 1905, Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim ranks 41Before him are Kurt Gerstein, Lale Andersen, Nevill Francis Mott, Takashi Shimura, Félix Houphouët-Boigny, and Carl Gustav Hempel. After him are Dalton Trumbo, Otto Preminger, Prince John of the United Kingdom, James J. Braddock, Barnett Newman, and Sebastian Shaw. Among people deceased in 1944, Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim ranks 62Before him are Harold Lowe, Christian Wirth, Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony, George Stinney, Kazu Naoki, and Leo Baekeland. After him are Otto von Below, Mohammed Alim Khan, Infanta Maria Theresa of Portugal, Princess Mafalda of Savoy, Mildred Harris, and Vera Menchik.

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Among people born in Germany, Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim ranks 997 out of 5,289Before him are Karl Ludwig Harding (1765), Peter Parler (1330), Carl Gustav Hempel (1905), Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg (1830), Christina of Saxony (1461), and Landgravine Elisabeth Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt (1635). After him are Max Ophüls (1902), Joost van den Vondel (1587), Arthur Scherbius (1878), Johann Friedrich Böttger (1682), Oswald Pohl (1892), and Herschel Grynszpan (1921).


Among military personnels born in Germany, Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim ranks 90Before him are Georg von Frundsberg (1473), Herbert Gille (1897), Christian Wirth (1885), Josef Harpe (1887), Georg-Hans Reinhardt (1887), and Levin August von Bennigsen (1745). After him are Karl Mack von Leiberich (1752), Franz von Hipper (1863), Hans Baur (1897), August Hirt (1898), Anton Dostler (1891), and Heinz Lammerding (1905).