Fritz Witt

1908 - 1944

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Fritz Witt (27 May 1908 – 14 June 1944) was a German SS commander during the Nazi era. During World War II, he served with the SS Division Leibstandarte before taking command of the SS Division Hitlerjugend. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fritz Witt has received more than 171,706 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Fritz Witt is the 685th most popular military personnel (up from 686th in 2019), the 1,746th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,684th in 2019) and the 134th most popular German Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Fritz Witt ranks 685 out of 1,466Before him are Christian de Castries, Lothar von Trotha, David Elazar, Yevhen Konovalets, William Stuart-Houston, and Soemu Toyoda. After him are Peithon, Kurt Franz, Mikhail Skobelev, Seishirō Itagaki, Sanada Masayuki, and Helmuth von Pannwitz.

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Among people born in 1908, Fritz Witt ranks 85Before him are Lee Krasner, Edward Dmytryk, Atahualpa Yupanqui, Pablo Dorado, Louis, Prince of Hesse and by Rhine, and Eduard Roschmann. After him are Rómulo Betancourt, Salo Flohr, Van Heflin, Alain Cuny, Aurelio Peccei, and Peg Entwistle. Among people deceased in 1944, Fritz Witt ranks 95Before him are Hiroyoshi Nishizawa, Hannah Szenes, Agustín Barrios, Józef Beck, Tanya Savicheva, and Nikolai Polikarpov. After him are Emanuel Ringelblum, Felix Nussbaum, Wolf-Heinrich Graf von Helldorff, Paul Cornu, Ulrich von Hassell, and Paul Masson.

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Among people born in Germany, Fritz Witt ranks 1,746 out of 5,289Before him are Jochen Mass (1946), Jenny-Wanda Barkmann (1922), Prince Max, Duke in Bavaria (1937), Philip, Elector Palatine (1448), Arp Schnitger (1648), and Johannes Sturm (1507). After him are Kurt Franz (1914), Ottmar Walter (1924), Fancy (1946), Simon Mayr (1763), Princess Sophia Dorothea of Prussia (1719), and Anna Maria of the Palatinate (1561).


Among military personnels born in Germany, Fritz Witt ranks 134Before him are Hermann-Bernhard Ramcke (1889), Georg Lindemann (1884), Heinz Hitler (1920), Friedrich Wilhelm Freiherr von Bülow (1755), Matthias Kleinheisterkamp (1893), and Lothar von Trotha (1848). After him are Kurt Franz (1914), Rudolf Schmidt (1886), Prince Josias of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1737), Erich Rudorffer (1917), Ludwig Crüwell (1892), and Albert Leo Schlageter (1894).