Heinrich Bär

1913 - 1957

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Heinz "Pritzl" Bär (pronounced [ˈhaɪnʁɪç bɛːɐ̯]; 25 May 1913 – 28 April 1957) was a German Luftwaffe flying ace who served throughout World War II in Europe. Bär flew more than one thousand combat missions, and fought in the Western, Eastern and Mediterranean theatres. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Heinrich Bär has received more than 164,835 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Heinrich Bär is the 720th most popular military personnel (up from 754th in 2019), the 1,838th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,854th in 2019) and the 144th most popular German Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Heinrich Bär ranks 720 out of 1,466Before him are Bernd Freytag von Loringhoven, Iona Yakir, Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma, Maurice Sarrail, Marcantonio Colonna, and Wilhelm Schepmann. After him are Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr., Jarosław Dąbrowski, Rudolf Christoph Freiherr von Gersdorff, Yasuji Okamura, P. G. T. Beauregard, and Joseph Boxhall.

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Among people born in 1913, Heinrich Bär ranks 97Before him are Johannes Steinhoff, Wols, Victor Mature, 'Abd al-Ilah, Wolfgang Lüth, and Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller. After him are Álvaro Cunhal, Pinetop Perkins, Mary Leakey, Lucien Goldmann, Charles Berlitz, and Bill Hewlett. Among people deceased in 1957, Heinrich Bär ranks 72Before him are Dorothy L. Sayers, Shoghi Effendi, Soemu Toyoda, Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany, Rudolf Schmidt, and Georges Hébert. After him are Alfonso de Portago, Theodor Körner, Malcolm Lowry, Washington Luís, Zhou Xuan, and Prince Franz of Bavaria.

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Among people born in Germany, Heinrich Bär ranks 1,838 out of 5,289Before him are Johann Georg Gmelin (1709), Walter Buch (1883), Ernst Busch (1900), Erdoğan Atalay (1966), Margravine Hedwig Sophie of Brandenburg (1623), and Wilhelm Schepmann (1894). After him are Veit Harlan (1899), Friedrich Kasimir Medikus (1736), Eduard Wirths (1909), Tobias Mayer (1723), Richard Z. Kruspe (1967), and Alfred Schmidt (1931).


Among military personnels born in Germany, Heinrich Bär ranks 144Before him are Erich Rudorffer (1917), Ludwig Crüwell (1892), Albert Leo Schlageter (1894), Friedrich Hossbach (1894), Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma (1891), and Wilhelm Schepmann (1894). After him are Otto von Lossow (1868), Wilhelm Adam (1877), Karl Mauss (1898), Heinrich Eberbach (1895), George Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven (1892), and Karl-Adolf Hollidt (1891).