Harry Crerar

1888 - 1965

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General Henry Duncan Graham "Harry" Crerar (April 28, 1888 – April 1, 1965) was a senior officer of the Canadian Army who became the country's "leading field commander" in World War II, where he commanded the First Canadian Army. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harry Crerar has received more than 130,252 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Harry Crerar is the 1,341st most popular military personnel, the 327th most popular biography from Canada and the 3rd most popular Canadian Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Harry Crerar ranks 1,341 out of 1,466Before him are Vladimir Tributs, Mundus, Frederick Browning, Robert L. Eichelberger, Stephen Decatur, and John Shalikashvili. After him are Constantine Angelos, Harold Rainsford Stark, Irvin McDowell, Márcio Melo, Guo Boxiong, and Bazilio Olara-Okello.

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Among people born in 1888, Harry Crerar ranks 172Before him are Paul Peter Ewald, Hank Mann, Louis J. Mordell, Charles Winslow, Carlo Oriani, and Ferdinand Bie. After him are Maurice Schilles, František Langer, Milán Füst, Florence Lee, Dora Gabe, and Boris Verlinsky. Among people deceased in 1965, Harry Crerar ranks 138Before him are Harry Porter, Reino Kuuskoski, Charles Sheeler, Sonja Graf, Louise Dresser, and Frederick Browning. After him are Urho Castrén, Margaret Dumont, František Langer, Constance Bennett, Erik Abrahamsson, and Marion Jones Farquhar.

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Among people born in Canada, Harry Crerar ranks 327 out of 1,130Before him are Lochlyn Munro (1966), Kelly Rowan (1965), Robert Joy (1951), Jean-Marc Vallée (1963), Alex Lifeson (1953), and Robin Sharma (1965). After him are Megan Follows (1968), Mary Pierce (1975), Alexander Ludwig (1992), Pat Patterson (1941), Sunny Leone (1981), and Kristin Kreuk (1982).


Among military personnels born in Canada, Harry Crerar ranks 3Before him are Billy Bishop (1894) and Henry Clinton (1730).