Albrecht von Wallenstein

1583 - 1634

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Albrecht Wenzel Eusebius von Wallenstein (24 September 1583 – 25 February 1634), also von Waldstein (Czech: Albrecht Václav Eusebius z Valdštejna), was a Bohemian military leader and statesman who fought on the Catholic side during the Thirty Years' War (1618–1648). His successful martial career made him one of the richest and most influential men in the Holy Roman Empire by the time of his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albrecht von Wallenstein has received more than 518,947 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Albrecht von Wallenstein is the 58th most popular military personnel (down from 50th in 2019), the 21st most popular biography from Czechia (down from 16th in 2019) and the most popular Czech Military Personnel.

Albrecht von Wallenstein was a military commander in the Thirty Years War. He is most famous for being the commander of the Imperial Army during the Battle of Lützen.

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Among military personnels, Albrecht von Wallenstein ranks 58 out of 1,466Before him are Lü Bu, Charles XIV John of Sweden, Otto Skorzeny, Bernard Montgomery, Fedor von Bock, and Walter Model. After him are Erich Raeder, Hamilcar Barca, Mikhail Kutuzov, Günther von Kluge, Charles X Gustav of Sweden, and Seleucus I Nicator.

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Among people born in 1583, Albrecht von Wallenstein ranks 2Before him is Hugo Grotius. After him are Girolamo Frescobaldi, Sasaki Kojirō, Axel Oxenstierna, Jacob De la Gardie, Pieter Lastman, Nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba, Christian II, Elector of Saxony, Orlando Gibbons, Hayashi Razan, and Edward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury. Among people deceased in 1634, Albrecht von Wallenstein ranks 1After him are Hendrick Avercamp, Adriano Banchieri, John Webster, Urbain Grandier, John Albert Vasa, Edward Coke, António de Andrade, Frederick Ulrich, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, George Chapman, and John Marston.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Albrecht von Wallenstein ranks 21 out of 839Before him are Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1316), John of Nepomuk (1350), Joseph Schumpeter (1883), Ernst Mach (1838), Karel Čapek (1890), and Wilhelm Steinitz (1836). After him are Arthur Seyss-Inquart (1892), Edvard Beneš (1884), Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk (1850), Joseph Radetzky von Radetz (1766), Bertha von Suttner (1843), and Jaroslav Hašek (1883).


Among military personnels born in Czechia, Albrecht von Wallenstein ranks 1After him are Joseph Radetzky von Radetz (1766), Jan Žižka (1360), Kurt Knispel (1921), Prokop the Great (1380), Jan Kubiš (1913), Otto Kittel (1917), Julius von Payer (1841), Erhard Raus (1889), and Alexander von Krobatin (1849).