August Neidhardt von Gneisenau

1760 - 1831

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August Wilhelm Antonius Graf Neidhardt von Gneisenau (27 October 1760 – 23 August 1831) was a Prussian field marshal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of August Neidhardt von Gneisenau has received more than 206,862 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). August Neidhardt von Gneisenau is the 433rd most popular military personnel (down from 431st in 2019), the 1,031st most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,011th in 2019) and the 86th most popular German Military Personnel.

August Neidhardt von Gneisenau was a Prussian general who led the Prussian forces in the War of Liberation against Napoleon. He is most famous for his role in the Prussian reforms of 1807-1812, which he helped to implement.

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Among military personnels, August Neidhardt von Gneisenau ranks 433 out of 2,058Before him are Thomas-Alexandre Dumas, Galdan Boshugtu Khan, Christian Wirth, Günther Lütjens, Xu Huang, and He Jin. After him are Mikhail Kirponos, Osman Nuri Pasha, Zinovy Rozhestvensky, Pavel Nakhimov, Horatius Cocles, and Petre Dumitrescu.

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Among people born in 1760, August Neidhardt von Gneisenau ranks 11Before him are Camille Desmoulins, Jiaqing Emperor, Alexandre de Beauharnais, François-Noël Babeuf, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, and Johan Gadolin. After him are Jan Ladislav Dussek, Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein, Jean-François Le Sueur, Akbar II, Alexandre-Théodore-Victor, comte de Lameth, and Johann Peter Hebel. Among people deceased in 1831, August Neidhardt von Gneisenau ranks 14Before him are Emilia Plater, Nat Turner, Achim von Arnim, Charles Felix of Sardinia, Archduke Rudolf of Austria, and Countess Augusta Reuss of Ebersdorf. After him are Rodolphe Kreutzer, Friedrich Maximilian Klinger, Vicente Guerrero, Ignaz Pleyel, Barthold Georg Niebuhr, and Thomas Johann Seebeck.

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Among people born in Germany, August Neidhardt von Gneisenau ranks 1,031 out of 7,253Before him are Günther Lütjens (1889), Beate Klarsfeld (1939), Erwin Neher (1944), Carl von Linde (1842), Friedrich Jeckeln (1895), and Princess Anna Sophie of Denmark (1647). After him are Johann Christoph Bach (1642), Karin Schubert (1944), John, Elector of Saxony (1468), Joachim I Nestor, Elector of Brandenburg (1484), Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst (1690), and John Maurice, Prince of Nassau-Siegen (1604).


Among military personnels born in Germany, August Neidhardt von Gneisenau ranks 86Before him are Reinhard Scheer (1863), Carl-Heinrich von Stülpnagel (1886), Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim (1905), Herbert Gille (1897), Christian Wirth (1885), and Günther Lütjens (1889). After him are Erich Kempka (1910), Karl Mack von Leiberich (1752), Georg-Hans Reinhardt (1887), Viktor Lutze (1890), Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim (1594), and Max Hoffmann (1869).