Eduard Dietl

1890 - 1944

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Eduard Wohlrat Christian Dietl (21 July 1890 – 23 June 1944) was a German general during World War II who commanded the 20th Mountain Army. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eduard Dietl has received more than 392,511 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Eduard Dietl is the 344th most popular military personnel (up from 348th in 2019), the 795th most popular biography from Germany (down from 792nd in 2019) and the 71st most popular German Military Personnel.

Edvard Dietl was a German Nazi commander during World War II. He was most famous for his role in the Battle of Stalingrad.

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Over the past year Eduard Dietl has had the most page views in the with 48,903 views, followed by German (41,549), and Russian (15,076). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Dutch (124.57%), Slovenian (28.83%), and Egyptian Arabic (18.95%)


Among military personnels, Eduard Dietl ranks 344 out of 2,058Before him are Ubayd Allah ibn Ziyad, Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia, Hans-Jürgen von Arnim, Kim Philby, Italo Gariboldi, and Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck. After him are Toyotomi Hideyori, Andrei Grechko, Hans-Valentin Hube, Rudolf Abel, James Paul Moody, and Henri Giraud.

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Among people born in 1890, Eduard Dietl ranks 34Before him are Maria Goretti, Victor Lustig, Giorgio Morandi, Hermann Joseph Muller, Karl Harrer, and Rachele Mussolini. After him are Hans-Valentin Hube, Jaroslav Heyrovský, Elsa Schiaparelli, Anthony Fokker, Groucho Marx, and Beniamino Gigli. Among people deceased in 1944, Eduard Dietl ranks 46Before him are Giovanni Gentile, Werner von Haeften, Max Jacob, Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky, Emilio De Bono, and Kasturba Gandhi. After him are Hans-Valentin Hube, Mildred Harris, Abbas II of Egypt, Bertha Benz, Otto von Below, and Bronislav Kaminski.

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Among people born in Germany, Eduard Dietl ranks 795 out of 7,253Before him are Ludwig Quidde (1858), Gisela of Hungary (980), Joseph Wirth (1879), Horst Ludwig Störmer (1949), Johann Christoph Adelung (1732), and Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck (1870). After him are Johannes Peter Müller (1801), Thietmar of Merseburg (975), Volker Schlöndorff (1939), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (1925), Jürgen Prochnow (1941), and Max Schmeling (1905).


Among military personnels born in Germany, Eduard Dietl ranks 71Before him are Georg von Frundsberg (1473), Erich Priebke (1913), Arthur Nebe (1894), Reinhard Gehlen (1902), Wilhelm Bittrich (1894), and Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck (1870). After him are Hans-Valentin Hube (1890), Hugo Sperrle (1885), Günther Prien (1908), Levin August von Bennigsen (1745), Gerhard von Scharnhorst (1755), and Götz von Berlichingen (1480).