Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim

1867 - 1951

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Baron Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim (Swedish pronunciation: [kɑːɭ ˈɡɵ̂sːtav ˈěːmɪl ˈmânːɛrˌhɛjm], Finland Swedish: [kɑːrl ˈɡʉstɑv ˈeːmil ˈmɑnːærˌhejm] (listen); 4 June 1867 – 27 January 1951) was a Finnish military leader and statesman. He served as the military leader of the Whites in the Finnish Civil War of 1918, as Regent of Finland (1918–1919), as commander-in-chief of Finland's defence forces during the period of World War II (1939–1945), as Marshal of Finland (1942–), and as the sixth president of Finland (1944–1946). The Russian Empire dominated the Grand Duchy of Finland before 1917, and Mannerheim made a career in the Imperial Russian Army, rising by 1917 to the rank of lieutenant general. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim has received more than 1,383,968 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim is the 407th most popular politician (down from 376th in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Finland (down from 4th in 2019) and the most popular Finnish Politician.

Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim was a Finnish military officer and statesman. He served as the military leader of the Whites in the Finnish Civil War and Commander-in-Chief of Finland's defense forces during World War II.

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Among politicians, Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim ranks 407 out of 15,710Before him are William III of England, Radovan Karadžić, Moctezuma II, Mithridates VI of Pontus, Rüstem Pasha, and Charles I of England. After him are Charles IV of France, Mahmud I, Servius Tullius, Henry the Fowler, Rurik, and Taejo of Joseon.

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Among people born in 1867, Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim ranks 3Before him are Marie Curie and Frank Lloyd Wright. After him are Józef Piłsudski, Luigi Pirandello, Emil Nolde, Arturo Toscanini, John Galsworthy, Mary of Teck, Percy Fawcett, Madam C. J. Walker, and Pierre Bonnard. Among people deceased in 1951, Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim ranks 6Before him are Ludwig Wittgenstein, André Gide, Philippe Pétain, Arnold Schoenberg, and Ferdinand Porsche. After him are Wilhelm, German Crown Prince, Abdullah I of Jordan, Arnold Sommerfeld, René Guénon, Otto Fritz Meyerhof, and Hermann Broch.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim ranks 5 out of 509Before him are Jean Sibelius (1865), Simo Häyhä (1905), Alvar Aalto (1898), and Tove Jansson (1914). After him are Paavo Nurmi (1897), Sauli Niinistö (1948), Mika Waltari (1908), Frans Eemil Sillanpää (1888), Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld (1832), Tarja Halonen (1943), and Urho Kekkonen (1900).

Among POLITICIANS In Finland

Among politicians born in Finland, Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim ranks 1After him are Sauli Niinistö (1948), Tarja Halonen (1943), Urho Kekkonen (1900), Juho Kusti Paasikivi (1870), Risto Ryti (1889), Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovich of Russia (1917), Pehr Evind Svinhufvud (1861), Otto Wille Kuusinen (1881), Mauno Koivisto (1923), Kyösti Kallio (1873), and Hjalmar Siilasvuo (1892).