Eberhard von Mackensen

1889 - 1969

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Friedrich August Eberhard von Mackensen (24 September 1889 – 19 May 1969) was a German general and war criminal during World War II who served as commander of the 1st Panzer Army and the 14th Army. Following the war, Mackensen stood trial for war crimes before a British military tribunal in Italy where he was convicted and sentenced to death. The sentence was later commuted and Mackensen was released in 1952. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eberhard von Mackensen has received more than 245,192 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Eberhard von Mackensen is the 443rd most popular military personnel (up from 541st in 2019), the 228th most popular biography from Poland (up from 298th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Polish Military Personnel.

Eberhard von Mackensen was a German field marshal during World War II. He is most famous for his role in the invasion of Yugoslavia and the Battle of Greece.

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Among military personnels, Eberhard von Mackensen ranks 443 out of 1,466Before him are Mikhail Kirponos, Karl Mack von Leiberich, Mitsuru Ushijima, Paul von Rennenkampf, Dmitry Pavlov, and Bo'orchu. After him are Franz von Hipper, Viktor Kulikov, Conon, Nicolas Chauvin, Saburō Sakai, and Gustav Horn, Count of Pori.

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Among people born in 1889, Eberhard von Mackensen ranks 45Before him are Edgar Adrian, Mercédès Jellinek, Beno Gutenberg, Vera Mukhina, Kim Tu-bong, and Hannes Kolehmainen. After him are Otto Georg Thierack, Philip Noel-Baker, Frank Lentini, Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Lyubov Popova, and Siegfried Kracauer. Among people deceased in 1969, Eberhard von Mackensen ranks 41Before him are Allen Dulles, Alexandra David-Néel, Walter Christaller, Robert Taylor, Raymond A. Spruance, and Wacław Sierpiński. After him are Vjekoslav Luburić, Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark, Erika Mann, Li Zongren, and Vito Genovese.

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Among people born in Poland, Eberhard von Mackensen ranks 228 out of 1,231Before him are Aleksandra Ekster (1882), Günther Anders (1902), Robert Luther (1822), Alice Miller (1923), Moritz Moszkowski (1854), and Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff (1848). After him are Stanislaus Kostka (1550), Albert Barillé (1920), Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus (1651), Casimir I the Restorer (1016), Hans Modrow (1928), and Otto Mueller (1874).


Among military personnels born in Poland, Eberhard von Mackensen ranks 27Before him are Jan Henryk Dąbrowski (1755), Vasily Sokolovsky (1897), Hermann Balck (1893), Alexander von Falkenhausen (1878), Hans-Jürgen Stumpff (1889), and Otto von Below (1857). After him are Tadeusz Bór-Komorowski (1895), Casimir Pulaski (1745), Erich Fellgiebel (1886), Maximilian von Prittwitz (1848), Rüdiger von der Goltz (1865), and Walther Nehring (1892).