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Alexander von Falkenhausen

1878 - 1966

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Alexander Ernst Alfred Hermann Freiherr von Falkenhausen (29 October 1878 – 31 July 1966) was a German general and military advisor to Chiang Kai-shek. He was an important figure during the Sino-German cooperation to reform the Chinese Army. In 1938, Germany ended its support for China under pressure from Japan, and Falkenhausen was forced to return home. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander von Falkenhausen has received more than 311,489 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Alexander von Falkenhausen is the 410th most popular military personnel (down from 396th in 2019), the 210th most popular biography from Poland (down from 190th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Polish Military Personnel.

Alexander von Falkenhausen is most famous for being the German military governor of Belgium during World War I. He is also known for his work as a military strategist and for his role in the development of German military doctrine.

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Among MILITARY PERSONNELS

Among military personnels, Alexander von Falkenhausen ranks 410 out of 1,468Before him are Viktor Kulikov, Nathan Bedford Forrest, Lü Meng, Imru' al-Qais, Johannes Frießner, and Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria. After him are Heinrich von Vietinghoff, Günther Lütjens, Xu Huang, Alfred von Waldersee, Uqba ibn Nafi, and Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1878, Alexander von Falkenhausen ranks 26Before him are Princess Ingeborg of Denmark, Shigeru Yoshida, Gemma Galgani, Louis Chevrolet, Yakov Yurovsky, and Eileen Gray. After him are Elizabeth Arden, Archduchess Elisabeth Amalie of Austria, Arthur Scherbius, P. D. Ouspensky, Léon Werth, and Marcel Grossmann. Among people deceased in 1966, Alexander von Falkenhausen ranks 32Before him are Guillermo Stábile, Carlo Carrà, Abdul Salam Arif, Rolf Maximilian Sievert, Chang Myon, and Herbert Gille. After him are Alfred Naujocks, Elizabeth Arden, Gino Severini, Charlotte Cooper, D. T. Suzuki, and Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Alexander von Falkenhausen ranks 210 out of 1,454Before him are Nikolaus von Falkenhorst (1885), Stanislaus of Szczepanów (1030), Theresa Kunegunda Sobieska (1676), Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff (1788), Bolesław II the Generous (1041), and Alice Miller (1923). After him are Heinrich Rickert (1863), Karl Denke (1860), Grzegorz Lato (1950), Aleksandra Ekster (1882), Magnus Hirschfeld (1868), and Ernst Toller (1893).

Among MILITARY PERSONNELS In Poland

Among military personnels born in Poland, Alexander von Falkenhausen ranks 22Before him are Hans-Jürgen von Arnim (1889), Otto Kretschmer (1912), Vasily Sokolovsky (1897), Hermann Balck (1893), Otto von Below (1857), and Nikolaus von Falkenhorst (1885). After him are Eberhard von Mackensen (1889), Rüdiger von der Goltz (1865), Hans-Jürgen Stumpff (1889), Erich Fellgiebel (1886), Casimir Pulaski (1745), and Heinz Reinefarth (1903).