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 197,429 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Hans-Valentin Hube is the 320th most popular military personnel (up from 353rd in 2019), the 769th most popular biography from Germany (up from 802nd 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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Among military personnels, Hans-Valentin Hube ranks 320 out of 1,466Before him are Friedrich Dollmann, Cao Ren, Nearchus, François Joseph Lefebvre, Götz von Berlichingen, and Nikolaus von Falkenhorst. After him are Hugo Sperrle, Xiahou Yuan, Datis, Eduard Dietl, Fyodor Tolbukhin, and Iwane Matsui.

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Among people born in 1890, Hans-Valentin Hube ranks 35Before him are Bohuslav Martinů, Giorgio Morandi, Rachele Mussolini, Anthony Fokker, Groucho Marx, and Hermann Joseph Muller. After him are Eduard Dietl, Viktor Lutze, Ronald Fisher, Karl Harrer, Nikolai Trubetzkoy, and Habibullāh Kalakāni. Among people deceased in 1944, Hans-Valentin Hube ranks 49Before him are Antanas Smetona, Carl-Heinrich von Stülpnagel, Pehr Evind Svinhufvud, Kasturba Gandhi, Abbas II of Egypt, and Friedrich Dollmann. After him are Eduard Dietl, Walter Nowotny, August Landmesser, Bronislav Kaminski, Emilio De Bono, and Jean Giraudoux.

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Among people born in Germany, Hans-Valentin Hube ranks 769 out of 5,289Before him are Otto Ernst Remer (1912), Friedrich Dollmann (1882), Hennig Brand (1630), Ernst Otto Fischer (1918), Götz von Berlichingen (1480), and Gudrun Burwitz (1929). After him are Johann Christoph Bach (1642), Frederick, Prince of Wales (1707), Juana Bormann (1893), Hugo Sperrle (1885), Florian Schneider (1947), and Otto Loewi (1873).


Among military personnels born in Germany, Hans-Valentin Hube ranks 72Before him are Maurice de Saxe (1696), Günther Prien (1908), Walther Wenck (1900), Carl-Heinrich von Stülpnagel (1886), Friedrich Dollmann (1882), and Götz von Berlichingen (1480). After him are Hugo Sperrle (1885), Eduard Dietl (1890), Viktor Lutze (1890), Günther Lütjens (1889), Heinrich von Vietinghoff (1887), and Johannes Frießner (1892).