Gotthard Heinrici

1886 - 1971

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Gotthard Fedor August Heinrici (25 December 1886 – 10 December 1971) was a German general during World War II. Heinrici is considered as the premier defensive expert of the Wehrmacht. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gotthard Heinrici has received more than 627,096 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Gotthard Heinrici is the 183rd most popular military personnel (up from 191st in 2019), the 166th most popular biography from Russia (up from 174th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Russian Military Personnel.

Gottard Heinrici was a German general who served in both World War I and World War II. He is most famous for his role in the Battle of Stalingrad.

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Among military personnels, Gotthard Heinrici ranks 183 out of 1,466Before him are Joachim Peiper, Charles V, Duke of Lorraine, Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus, Pyotr Bagration, Joseph Joffre, and Qasem Soleimani. After him are Louis-Alexandre Berthier, Jean Lannes, Giovanni Giustiniani, Auguste de Marmont, Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, and Abraha.

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Among people born in 1886, Gotthard Heinrici ranks 16Before him are Marc Bloch, Karl von Frisch, Karl Barth, Ernst Thälmann, Manne Siegbahn, and Gerda Wegener. After him are Karl Polanyi, Wilhelm Furtwängler, René Guénon, Roman von Ungern-Sternberg, Michael Curtiz, and Zhu De. Among people deceased in 1971, Gotthard Heinrici ranks 17Before him are François Duvalier, Arne Jacobsen, Wilhelm List, D. B. Cooper, Harold Lloyd, and Igor Tamm. After him are Giorgos Seferis, Lin Biao, Rudolf Abel, Paul Karrer, Mátyás Rákosi, and Theodor Svedberg.

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Among people born in Russia, Gotthard Heinrici ranks 166 out of 2,688Before him are Genrikh Yagoda (1891), Anatoly Karpov (1951), Felix Steiner (1896), Gala Dalí (1894), Igor Tamm (1895), and Pyotr Bagration (1765). After him are Abai Qunanbaiuly (1845), Christian Goldbach (1690), Alexander Rodchenko (1891), Felix Yusupov (1887), Marina Tsvetaeva (1892), and Alexei Petrovich, Tsarevich of Russia (1690).


Among military personnels born in Russia, Gotthard Heinrici ranks 14Before him are Aleksandr Vasilevsky (1895), Semyon Budyonny (1883), Johannes Blaskowitz (1883), Andrey Vlasov (1901), Felix Steiner (1896), and Pyotr Bagration (1765). After him are Vasily Stalin (1921), Nikolai Vatutin (1901), Gerhard Barkhorn (1919), Vasily Blyukher (1889), Dmitry Yazov (1924), and Yermak Timofeyevich (1532).