Charles Huntziger

1880 - 1941

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Charles Huntziger (French pronunciation: [ʃaʁl œ̃tsiʒe]; 25 June 1880 – 11 November 1941) was a French Army general during World War I and World War II. He was born at Lesneven (Finistère), in Brittany of a family which settled in the region, after the Prussian invasion of Alsace during the 1870 Franco-Prussian War. He graduated from Saint-Cyr in 1900 and joined the colonial infantry. During World War I, he served in the Middle Eastern theatre. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Huntziger has received more than 192,062 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Charles Huntziger is the 658th most popular military personnel (up from 665th in 2019), the 1,787th most popular biography from France (down from 1,756th in 2019) and the 68th most popular French Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Charles Huntziger ranks 658 out of 2,058Before him are Wilhelm Rediess, Casimir Pulaski, Yoshijirō Umezu, Hans Karl von Diebitsch, Gustav Horn, Count of Pori, and Hua Xiong. After him are Pang De, Maurice Sarrail, Wei Qing, Heinz Harmel, Werner Kempf, and Jean-Andoche Junot.

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Among people born in 1880, Charles Huntziger ranks 47Before him are Otto Meissner, John Boyd Orr, Adam Czerniaków, Ugo Cavallero, Alfred Einstein, and Martiros Saryan. After him are Elizabeth of the Trinity, Ernest Bloch, Mikhail Tomsky, Marie-Louise Meilleur, Elias, Duke of Parma, and Archie Hahn. Among people deceased in 1941, Charles Huntziger ranks 61Before him are Karin Boye, Henri Cornet, Guido Adler, Dmitry Merezhkovsky, Natalie of Serbia, and Hjalmar Söderberg. After him are Émile Picard, Hans Driesch, Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière, Hans Berger, Lou Gehrig, and Issai Schur.

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Among people born in France, Charles Huntziger ranks 1,787 out of 6,770Before him are Charles, Duke of Brittany (1319), Maurice Herzog (1919), Elisabeth Therese of Lorraine (1711), Yo-Yo Ma (1955), John I, Duke of Alençon (1385), and Theobald V, Count of Blois (1130). After him are Jules Dupré (1811), Maurice Sarrail (1856), John III, Duke of Bavaria (1374), Raël (1946), Felice Borel (1914), and Marguerite Perey (1909).


Among military personnels born in France, Charles Huntziger ranks 68Before him are Gaston of Foix, Duke of Nemours (1489), Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle (1775), Christian de Castries (1902), Hubert Lyautey (1854), Jean-Mathieu-Philibert Sérurier (1742), and Tarrare (1772). After him are Maurice Sarrail (1856), Heinz Harmel (1906), Jean-Andoche Junot (1771), Marie-Pierre Kœnig (1898), Raoul Salan (1899), and Jean-Baptiste Bessières (1768).