Hasso von Manteuffel

1897 - 1978

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Freiherr Hasso Eccard von Manteuffel (14 January 1897 – 24 September 1978) was a German baron born to the Prussian noble von Manteuffel family and was a general during World War II who commanded the 5th Panzer Army. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds of Nazi Germany. After the war, he was elected to the Bundestag (West German legislature) and was the spokesman for defense of the Free Democratic Party. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hasso von Manteuffel has received more than 858,481 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Hasso von Manteuffel is the 227th most popular military personnel (down from 206th in 2019), the 533rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 479th in 2019) and the 56th most popular Military Personnel.

von manteuffel is most famous for his role in the Battle of the Bulge.

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Among military personnels, Hasso von Manteuffel ranks 227 out of 1,468Before him are Emmanuel de Grouchy, marquis de Grouchy, Craterus, Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Viscount of Turenne, Otto Günsche, Lysander, and Henning von Tresckow. After him are Erwin von Witzleben, Gaius Claudius Glaber, Vasily Stalin, Sejanus, Tōgō Heihachirō, and Kurt Meyer.

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Among people born in 1897, Hasso von Manteuffel ranks 30Before him are Soong Mei-ling, Yun Posun, Tadeusz Reichstein, Otto Strasser, Kurt Daluege, and Karl-Otto Koch. After him are Karl Gebhardt, Odd Hassel, Ivan Bagramyan, Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, John Franklin Enders, and Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood. Among people deceased in 1978, Hasso von Manteuffel ranks 21Before him are Anastas Mikoyan, Jim Jones, Umberto Nobile, Ronnie Peterson, Ricardo Zamora, and Kurt Student. After him are Willy Messerschmitt, Harold Lasswell, John Cazale, Harry Martinson, Houari Boumédiène, and Claude François.

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Among people born in Germany, Hasso von Manteuffel ranks 533 out of 6,142Before him are Kurt Weill (1900), Otto Günsche (1917), Theodor Morell (1886), Helmut Newton (1920), Henning von Tresckow (1901), and Hans Spemann (1869). After him are Lothair II, Holy Roman Emperor (1075), Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742), Eleonor Magdalene of Neuburg (1655), Horst Wessel (1907), Peter Simon Pallas (1741), and Willy Messerschmitt (1898).


Among military personnels born in Germany, Hasso von Manteuffel ranks 56Before him are Wilhelm Mohnke (1911), Kurt Student (1890), Otto Carius (1922), Karl-Otto Koch (1897), Otto Günsche (1917), and Henning von Tresckow (1901). After him are Kurt Meyer (1910), Erich Hoepner (1886), Hans von Seeckt (1866), Werner Mölders (1913), Maurice de Saxe (1696), and Erich Priebke (1913).