Hans-Georg von Friedeburg

1895 - 1945

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Hans-Georg von Friedeburg (15 July 1895 – 23 May 1945) was a German admiral, the deputy commander of the U-boat Forces of Nazi Germany and the second-to-last Commander-in-Chief of the Kriegsmarine. He was the only representative of the armed forces to be present at the signing of the German instruments of surrender in Luneburg Heath on 4 May 1945, in Reims on 7 May and in Berlin on 8 May 1945. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hans-Georg von Friedeburg has received more than 275,961 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Hans-Georg von Friedeburg is the 2,525th most popular politician (up from 2,687th in 2019), the 872nd most popular biography from France (up from 906th in 2019) and the 203rd most popular French Politician.

Hans-Georg von Friedeburg was a German admiral who was the commander of the German Navy from 1943 to 1945. He was also the last commander-in-chief of the German Navy.

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Among politicians, Hans-Georg von Friedeburg ranks 2,525 out of 15,710Before him are Ferdinand, Duke of Parma, Bartolomeo Eustachi, Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., Alcinous, Mohammed Nadir Shah, and Kārlis Ulmanis. After him are Walter Scheel, Gerard de Ridefort, Basiliscus, François Grimaldi, Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon, and Samora Machel.

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Among people born in 1895, Hans-Georg von Friedeburg ranks 49Before him are Ludvík Svoboda, Dorothea Lange, Ragnar Frisch, Cristóbal Balenciaga, Princess Irina Alexandrovna of Russia, and Artturi Ilmari Virtanen. After him are Vasily Blokhin, William Giauque, Lázaro Cárdenas, Augusto César Sandino, Lij Iyasu of Ethiopia, and Albert Göring. Among people deceased in 1945, Hans-Georg von Friedeburg ranks 66Before him are Kurt Knispel, Arthur Nebe, Fumimaro Konoe, René Lalique, Heinrich Wölfflin, and Franz Ziereis. After him are Boris Shaposhnikov, Margot Frank, Yun Chi-ho, Felix Salten, Edith Frank, and Wied, Prince of Albania.

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Among people born in France, Hans-Georg von Friedeburg ranks 872 out of 5,234Before him are Joan the Lame (1293), François Christophe de Kellermann (1735), Lorin Maazel (1930), Simon Vouet (1590), Dagobert II (650), and Alexis Clairaut (1713). After him are Marie Laforêt (1939), Philippe Petit (1949), Auguste Mariette (1821), Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry (1778), Georges Bernanos (1888), and Hector Guimard (1867).


Among politicians born in France, Hans-Georg von Friedeburg ranks 203Before him are Émile Loubet (1838), Louis the Blind (880), Jules Grévy (1807), Georges Couthon (1755), John, Duke of Berry (1340), and Dagobert II (650). After him are Auguste Mariette (1821), Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry (1778), Fulk, King of Jerusalem (1092), Christina of Lorraine (1565), René Coty (1882), and Gaston Doumergue (1863).