Friedrich Hossbach

1894 - 1980

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Friedrich Hossbach (22 November 1894 – 10 September 1980) was a German staff officer in the Wehrmacht who in 1937 was the military adjutant to Adolf Hitler. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Friedrich Hossbach has received more than 71,801 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Friedrich Hossbach is the 763rd most popular military personnel (down from 730th in 2019), the 1,892nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,780th in 2019) and the 138th most popular German Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Friedrich Hossbach ranks 763 out of 2,058Before him are Albert Leo Schlageter, Khaydhar ibn Kawus al-Afshin, Fritz von Below, Saad el-Shazly, Lala Şahin Pasha, and Otozō Yamada. After him are Yağısıyan, Princess Pingyang, Meliton Kantaria, Alexios Apokaukos, Peter Lacy, and Fyodor Kuznetsov.

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Among people born in 1894, Friedrich Hossbach ranks 75Before him are Mei Lanfang, Georges Gurvitch, T. V. Soong, E. E. Cummings, Fritz Freitag, and Albert Leo Schlageter. After him are Friedrich Ebert Jr., Erwin Schulhoff, Oskar Klein, Mikhail Zoshchenko, Prince René of Bourbon-Parma, and Meher Baba. Among people deceased in 1980, Friedrich Hossbach ranks 74Before him are Winifred Wagner, Hugh Griffith, Tex Avery, Ernő Gerő, Salah al-Din al-Bitar, and Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr. After him are Ernst Busch, Ida Kamińska, Olga Chekhova, John Mauchly, Masayoshi Ōhira, and Katia Mann.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Friedrich Hossbach ranks 1,892 out of 7,253Before him are Ludwig Fischer (1905), Franz Danzi (1763), Princess Augusta of Hesse-Kassel (1797), Paul Frederick, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1800), Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein (1751), and Ernst Moritz Arndt (1769). After him are Dieter Schwarz (1939), Ernst Busch (1900), Heinrich Göbel (1818), Henry XIII, Duke of Bavaria (1235), Friedrich Karl Arnold Schwassmann (1870), and Lorenz Oken (1779).


Among military personnels born in Germany, Friedrich Hossbach ranks 138Before him are Wilhelm Schepmann (1894), Friedrich Wilhelm Freiherr von Bülow (1755), Leo Geyr von Schweppenburg (1886), Herbert Kappler (1907), Oswald Boelcke (1891), and Albert Leo Schlageter (1894). After him are Walter Stennes (1895), Hermann-Bernhard Ramcke (1889), Otto von Lossow (1868), Georg Lindemann (1884), Kurt von Tippelskirch (1891), and Erich Rudorffer (1917).