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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 707,734 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Gotthard Heinrici is the 197th most popular military personnel (down from 183rd in 2019), the 173rd most popular biography from Russia (down from 166th 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 197 out of 1,468Before him are Maximilian von Weichs, Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly, Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine, Tadamichi Kuribayashi, Parmenion, and Roman von Ungern-Sternberg. After him are Josip Jelačić, Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski, Sun Jian, Zhou Yu, Lavr Kornilov, and Wilhelm Mohnke.

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Among people born in 1886, Gotthard Heinrici ranks 20Before him are Karl Polanyi, René Guénon, Gerda Wegener, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Karl von Frisch, and Roman von Ungern-Sternberg. After him are George Mallory, Theodor Morell, Erich Hoepner, Zhu De, Hermann Broch, and Athenagoras I of Constantinople. Among people deceased in 1971, Gotthard Heinrici ranks 17Before him are Theodor Svedberg, Rudolf Abel, Paul Karrer, Lin Biao, Mátyás Rákosi, and Wilhelm List. After him are Arne Tiselius, Giorgos Seferis, Igor Tamm, Arne Jacobsen, Donald Winnicott, and Harold Lloyd.

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Among people born in Russia, Gotthard Heinrici ranks 173 out of 3,262Before him are Felix Steiner (1896), Gala Dalí (1894), Vladimir Tatlin (1885), Pavel Cherenkov (1904), Käthe Kollwitz (1867), and Sergei Diaghilev (1872). After him are Yuri Dolgorukiy (1095), Marina Tsvetaeva (1892), Anatoly Karpov (1951), Alexander Friedmann (1888), Nicholas Roerich (1874), and Vladimir Propp (1895).


Among military personnels born in Russia, Gotthard Heinrici ranks 14Before him are Vasily Chuikov (1900), Aleksandr Vasilevsky (1895), Semyon Budyonny (1883), Andrey Vlasov (1901), Johannes Blaskowitz (1883), and Felix Steiner (1896). After him are Nikolai Vatutin (1901), Vasily Stalin (1921), Yermak Timofeyevich (1532), Gerhard Barkhorn (1919), Boris Shaposhnikov (1882), and Vasily Blyukher (1889).