Bernard Montgomery

1887 - 1976

Bernard Montgomery

Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, (; 17 November 1887 – 24 March 1976), nicknamed "Monty" and "The Spartan General", was a senior British Army officer who fought in both the First World War and the Second World War. Montgomery first saw action in the First World War as a junior officer of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment. At Méteren, near the Belgian border at Bailleul, he was shot through the right lung by a sniper, during the First Battle of Ypres. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bernard Montgomery has received more than 2,332,290 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 60th most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Bernard Montgomery ranks 60 out of 1,194Before him are Erich Raeder, Miltiades, Alfred Dreyfus, Lü Bu, Walter Model, and Manfred von Richthofen. After him are Hamilcar Barca, Michel Ney, Bohdan Khmelnytsky, Charles de Batz de Castelmore d'Artagnan, Ferdinand Foch, and Günther von Kluge.

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Among people born in 1887, Bernard Montgomery ranks 11Before him are Marcel Duchamp, Erich von Manstein, Charles I of Austria, Srinivasa Ramanujan, Ernst Röhm, and Padre Pio. After him are Gustav Ludwig Hertz, Wilhelm Canaris, Vidkun Quisling, Arthur Rubinstein, Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, and Jozef Tiso. Among people deceased in 1976, Bernard Montgomery ranks 10Before him are Howard Hughes, Werner Heisenberg, Alvar Aalto, Luchino Visconti, Max Ernst, and Zhou Enlai. After him are Fritz Lang, Jean Gabin, J. Paul Getty, Ulrike Meinhof, André Malraux, and Trofim Lysenko.

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