Hans-Valentin Hube

1890 - 1944

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Hans-Valentin Hube (29 October 1890 – 21 April 1944) was a German general during World War II who commanded armoured forces in the invasions of Poland, France and the Soviet Union. In the course of the war, Hube led the 16th Infantry Division, XIV Panzer Corps, and the 1st Panzer Army rising to the rank of Generaloberst. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hans-Valentin Hube has received more than 305,263 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Hans-Valentin Hube is the 347th most popular military personnel (down from 345th in 2019), the 802nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 786th in 2019) and the 72nd most popular German Military Personnel.

Hans-Valentin Hube was a German general who is most famous for leading the Sixth Army in the 1942 Battle of Stalingrad.

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Over the past year Hans-Valentin Hube has had the most page views in the with 38,591 views, followed by German (16,376), and Italian (9,937). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Catalan (234.11%), Latvian (69.97%), and Persian (66.31%)


Among military personnels, Hans-Valentin Hube ranks 347 out of 2,058Before him are Kim Philby, Italo Gariboldi, Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, Eduard Dietl, Toyotomi Hideyori, and Andrei Grechko. After him are Rudolf Abel, James Paul Moody, Henri Giraud, Hugo Sperrle, Huang Zhong, and Francisco de Miranda.

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Among people born in 1890, Hans-Valentin Hube ranks 35Before him are Victor Lustig, Giorgio Morandi, Hermann Joseph Muller, Karl Harrer, Rachele Mussolini, and Eduard Dietl. After him are Jaroslav Heyrovský, Elsa Schiaparelli, Anthony Fokker, Groucho Marx, Beniamino Gigli, and Ronald Fisher. Among people deceased in 1944, Hans-Valentin Hube ranks 47Before him are Werner von Haeften, Max Jacob, Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky, Emilio De Bono, Kasturba Gandhi, and Eduard Dietl. After him are Mildred Harris, Abbas II of Egypt, Bertha Benz, Otto von Below, Bronislav Kaminski, and Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony.

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Among people born in Germany, Hans-Valentin Hube ranks 802 out of 7,253Before him are Johannes Peter Müller (1801), Thietmar of Merseburg (975), Volker Schlöndorff (1939), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (1925), Jürgen Prochnow (1941), and Max Schmeling (1905). After him are Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1629), Christina of Holstein-Gottorp (1573), Frank Wedekind (1864), Herschel Grynszpan (1921), Hugo Sperrle (1885), and Agnes of Merania (1175).


Among military personnels born in Germany, Hans-Valentin Hube ranks 72Before him are Erich Priebke (1913), Arthur Nebe (1894), Reinhard Gehlen (1902), Wilhelm Bittrich (1894), Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck (1870), and Eduard Dietl (1890). After him are Hugo Sperrle (1885), Günther Prien (1908), Levin August von Bennigsen (1745), Gerhard von Scharnhorst (1755), Götz von Berlichingen (1480), and Günther Rall (1918).