Ernst Busch

1885 - 1945

Ernst Busch

Ernst Bernhard Wilhelm Busch (6 July 1885 – 17 July 1945) was a German field marshal during World War II who commanded the 16th Army and later Army Group Centre. During World War I, Busch served as an infantry officer and was retained in the postwar army of the Weimar Republic. He steadily rose in seniority and by 1936 was a general and commander of the 23rd Infantry Division. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernst Busch has received more than 8,976 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 154th most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Ernst Busch ranks 154 out of 1,194Before him are Aleksandr Vasilevsky, Draža Mihailović, Hiroo Onoda, August von Mackensen, Georg von Küchler, and Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly. After him are Louis-Alexandre Berthier, Paul Hausser, Subutai, Jean Lannes, Axel von Fersen the Younger, and Akechi Mitsuhide.

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Among people born in 1885, Ernst Busch ranks 16Before him are Julius Streicher, Robert Delaunay, Umberto Nobile, Vladimir Tatlin, André Maurois, and Faisal I of Iraq. After him are Ernst Bloch, Chester W. Nimitz, D. H. Lawrence, Mikhail Frunze, George de Hevesy, and Hugo Sperrle. Among people deceased in 1945, Ernst Busch ranks 36Before him are David Lloyd George, Josef Kramer, Emil Hácha, August von Mackensen, Hans Geiger, and Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy. After him are Hans Fischer, Friedrich Fromm, Käthe Kollwitz, Hans Krebs, Roland Freisler, and Francis William Aston.

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Among people born in Germany, Ernst Busch ranks 372 out of 3,763Before him are Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1691), Jürgen Klopp (1967), Franz Boas (1858), Louis the Child (893), Adam Opel (1837), and Friedrich Carl von Savigny (1779). After him are Carl Ritter (1779), Frank-Walter Steinmeier (1956), Emile Berliner (1851), Max Bruch (1838), Paul Hausser (1880), and Franz Brentano (1838).


Among military personnels born in Germany, Ernst Busch ranks 32Before him are Franz Halder (1884), Ferdinand Schörner (1892), Hermann Fegelein (1906), Joachim Peiper (1915), August von Mackensen (1849), and Georg von Küchler (1881). After him are Paul Hausser (1880), Maximilian von Weichs (1881), Alfred von Schlieffen (1833), Hans Krebs (1898), Wilhelm List (1880), and Otto Carius (1922).

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