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Fritz Bayerlein

1899 - 1970

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Fritz Hermann Michael Bayerlein (14 January 1899 – 30 January 1970) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II. He initially served as a staff officer, including with Erwin Rommel in the Afrika Korps. He then commanded the 3rd Panzer Division, the Panzer Lehr Division and LIII Army Corps in the European theatre. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fritz Bayerlein has received more than 228,370 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Fritz Bayerlein is the 578th most popular military personnel (down from 524th in 2019), the 1,448th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,303rd in 2019) and the 115th most popular German Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Fritz Bayerlein ranks 578 out of 1,468Before him are Huang Gai, Kirill Moskalenko, Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard, Woodes Rogers, Ernst Barkmann, and Nobutake Kondō. After him are Ikrima ibn Abi Jahl, Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell, Adam Ludwig Lewenhaupt, Archduke Joseph Karl of Austria, Thersites, and Nguyễn Ngọc Loan.

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Among people born in 1899, Fritz Bayerlein ranks 67Before him are Brassaï, Ernst-Robert Grawitz, Andrei Platonov, Aksel Sandemose, Franz Jonas, and Nadezhda Mandelstam. After him are Hans Jeschonnek, Raoul Salan, Princess Margaretha of Sweden, Hayato Ikeda, Walter Lantz, and Michał Kalecki. Among people deceased in 1970, Fritz Bayerlein ranks 63Before him are Marie-Pierre Kœnig, Elyesa Bazna, Nikolay Shvernik, Toshio Iwatani, Alfred Newman, and Michael Balint. After him are Giuseppe Ungaretti, Richard Neutra, James B. Donovan, Erle Stanley Gardner, Wilhelm Schepmann, and Théo Sarapo.

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Among people born in Germany, Fritz Bayerlein ranks 1,448 out of 6,142Before him are Prince Oskar of Prussia (1888), Josias, Hereditary Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1896), Karin Dor (1938), Erika Mann (1905), Hans Aumeier (1906), and Henry of Latvia (1187). After him are Christoph Cellarius (1638), Franz, Duke of Bavaria (1933), Franz Gürtner (1881), Elke Sommer (1940), Karl-Heinz Schnellinger (1939), and Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate, Electress of Brandenburg (1597).


Among military personnels born in Germany, Fritz Bayerlein ranks 115Before him are Otto Kumm (1909), August Hirt (1898), Walther von Seydlitz-Kurzbach (1888), Nicolaus von Below (1907), Kurt Franz (1914), and Ernst Barkmann (1919). After him are Hans Speidel (1897), Günther Blumentritt (1892), Adolf Strauss (1879), Wilhelm Rediess (1900), Carl Gustav Rehnskiöld (1651), and Hans Langsdorff (1894).