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 245,193 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Eduard Dietl is the 324th most popular military personnel (down from 313th in 2019), the 784th most popular biography from Germany (down from 711th in 2019) and the 74th 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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Among military personnels, Eduard Dietl ranks 324 out of 1,466Before him are Götz von Berlichingen, Nikolaus von Falkenhorst, Hans-Valentin Hube, Hugo Sperrle, Xiahou Yuan, and Datis. After him are Fyodor Tolbukhin, Iwane Matsui, Jan Henryk Dąbrowski, Jacques MacDonald, Walter Nowotny, and Polyperchon.

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Among people born in 1890, Eduard Dietl ranks 36Before him are Giorgio Morandi, Rachele Mussolini, Anthony Fokker, Groucho Marx, Hermann Joseph Muller, and Hans-Valentin Hube. After him are Viktor Lutze, Ronald Fisher, Karl Harrer, Nikolai Trubetzkoy, Habibullāh Kalakāni, and Jacques Ibert. Among people deceased in 1944, Eduard Dietl ranks 50Before him are Carl-Heinrich von Stülpnagel, Pehr Evind Svinhufvud, Kasturba Gandhi, Abbas II of Egypt, Friedrich Dollmann, and Hans-Valentin Hube. After him are Walter Nowotny, August Landmesser, Bronislav Kaminski, Emilio De Bono, Jean Giraudoux, and Harold Lowe.

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Among people born in Germany, Eduard Dietl ranks 784 out of 5,289Before him are Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern (1835), Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann (1842), Moses Hess (1812), Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria (1869), Gertrude the Great (1256), and Berti Vogts (1946). After him are Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel-Bevern (1715), Duchess Mathilde Ludovika in Bavaria (1843), Walter Hallstein (1901), Theodor Fontane (1819), Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria (1821), and Richard Baer (1911).


Among military personnels born in Germany, Eduard Dietl ranks 74Before him are Walther Wenck (1900), Carl-Heinrich von Stülpnagel (1886), Friedrich Dollmann (1882), Götz von Berlichingen (1480), Hans-Valentin Hube (1890), and Hugo Sperrle (1885). After him are Viktor Lutze (1890), Günther Lütjens (1889), Heinrich von Vietinghoff (1887), Johannes Frießner (1892), Gerhard von Scharnhorst (1755), and Günther Rall (1918).