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Georg von Trapp

1880 - 1947

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Georg Ludwig Ritter von Trapp (4 April 1880 – 30 May 1947) was an officer in the Austro-Hungarian Navy who later became the patriarch of the Trapp Family Singers. Trapp was the most successful Austro-Hungarian submarine commander of World War I, sinking 11 Allied merchant ships totaling 47,653 GRT and two Allied warships displacing a total of 12,641 tons. His first wife Agathe Whitehead died of scarlet fever in 1922, leaving behind seven children. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georg von Trapp has received more than 3,098,975 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Georg von Trapp is the 1,062nd most popular military personnel (down from 1,017th in 2019), the 132nd most popular biography from Croatia (down from 121st in 2019) and the 6th most popular Croatian Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Georg von Trapp ranks 1,062 out of 1,468Before him are Maximilian Fretter-Pico, Arthur Tedder, 1st Baron Tedder, Kodama Gentarō, Quintus Titurius Sabinus, Mad Mike Hoare, and Ludwig Kübler. After him are Rasim Delić, Muhammad bin Bakhtiyar Khalji, Andrei Shkuro, Davit Bek, Herberts Cukurs, and János Pálffy.

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Among people born in 1880, Georg von Trapp ranks 97Before him are Princess Thyra of Denmark, Tudor Arghezi, Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster, Leonard Woolf, Alfred J. Lotka, and B. C. Forbes. After him are Johannes Aavik, Louis Charles Breguet, Zequinha de Abreu, Eugen Slutsky, Mirza Kuchik Khan, and William Joseph Simmons. Among people deceased in 1947, Georg von Trapp ranks 98Before him are Carl Hilpert, Lyuh Woon-hyung, Sándor Garbai, Ferdinand Zecca, Annie Londonderry, and Ludwig Kübler. After him are Aleksandër Stavre Drenova, Andrei Shkuro, Franz Joseph Emil Fischer, August Schmidhuber, Stepan Petrichenko, and Theodore Romzha.

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Among people born in Croatia, Georg von Trapp ranks 132 out of 589Before him are Toni Kukoč (1968), Mirko Jozić (1940), Petar Hektorović (1487), George Martinuzzi (1482), Nicholas Tavelic (1340), and Slaven Bilić (1968). After him are Goran Ivanišević (1971), Zlatko Kranjčar (1956), Petar Preradović (1818), Milivoj Ašner (1913), Vladimir Bakarić (1912), and Archduke Leo Karl of Austria (1893).


Among military personnels born in Croatia, Georg von Trapp ranks 6Before him are Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa (-63), Svetozar Boroević (1856), Omar Pasha (1806), Ante Gotovina (1955), and Janko Bobetko (1919). After him are Milivoj Ašner (1913), Archduke Leo Karl of Austria (1893), Mile Mrkšić (1947), and Josip Filipović (1818).