Friedrich Olbricht

1888 - 1944

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Friedrich Olbricht (4 October 1888 – 21 July 1944) was a German general during World War II. He is known for being one of the plotters involved in the 20 July Plot, an attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler in 1944. Olbricht was a senior staff officer, with the rank of lieutenant general. He was secretly in contact with most of the leaders of the resistance. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Friedrich Olbricht has received more than 811,090 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Friedrich Olbricht is the 216th most popular military personnel (down from 149th in 2019), the 531st most popular biography from Germany (down from 356th in 2019) and the 47th most popular German Military Personnel.

Friedrich Olbricht was a German military officer and a member of the German Resistance who unsuccessfully attempted to assassinate Adolf Hitler in 1944.

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Over the past year Friedrich Olbricht has had the most page views in the with 107,143 views, followed by German (39,934), and Spanish (19,113). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Latin (91.85%), Afrikaans (62.42%), and Italian (53.32%)


Among military personnels, Friedrich Olbricht ranks 216 out of 2,058Before him are Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski, Slobodan Praljak, Sun Ce, Andranik, Muhammad bin Qasim, and Han Xin. After him are Wilhelm Burgdorf, Marcus Claudius Marcellus, Charles V, Duke of Lorraine, Andrey Yeryomenko, Djemal Pasha, and Wilhelm List.

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Among people born in 1888, Friedrich Olbricht ranks 32Before him are Johannes Itten, T. S. Eliot, Gerrit Rietveld, Maurice Chevalier, F. W. Murnau, and Selman Waksman. After him are Andrei Tupolev, Anton Makarenko, Inge Lehmann, Abul Kalam Azad, Katherine Mansfield, and Georges Bernanos. Among people deceased in 1944, Friedrich Olbricht ranks 30Before him are Hilma af Klint, Milena Jesenská, Galeazzo Ciano, Louis Renault, Henning von Tresckow, and Wang Jingwei. After him are Arthur Eddington, Aristide Maillol, Glenn Miller, Pehr Evind Svinhufvud, Nikolai Vatutin, and Erwin von Witzleben.

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Among people born in Germany, Friedrich Olbricht ranks 531 out of 7,253Before him are Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742), Frederick Trump (1869), Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1858), Princess Charlotte of Prussia (1860), Paul Breitner (1951), and Dieter Bohlen (1954). After him are Gerhard Richter (1932), Wilhelm Burgdorf (1895), Maria Sophie of Bavaria (1841), Theodor Morell (1886), Klaus Fuchs (1911), and Hugh of Saint Victor (1096).


Among military personnels born in Germany, Friedrich Olbricht ranks 47Before him are Ernst Busch (1885), Dietrich von Choltitz (1894), Maximilian von Weichs (1881), Oskar Dirlewanger (1895), Henning von Tresckow (1901), and Erhard Milch (1892). After him are Wilhelm Burgdorf (1895), Wilhelm List (1880), Kurt Student (1890), Walther von Reichenau (1884), Wilhelm Mohnke (1911), and Hans von Seeckt (1866).