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Heinrich von Vietinghoff

1887 - 1952

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Heinrich Gottfried Otto Richard von Vietinghoff genannt Scheel (6 December 1887 – 23 February 1952) was a German general (Generaloberst) of the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Heinrich von Vietinghoff has received more than 332,490 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Heinrich von Vietinghoff is the 403rd most popular military personnel (up from 419th in 2019), the 962nd most popular biography from Germany (up from 976th in 2019) and the 79th most popular German Military Personnel.

Heinrich von Vietinghoff was a German general who led the German forces in Italy during World War II. He was most famous for defending Italy from Allied invasion.

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Among MILITARY PERSONNELS

Among military personnels, Heinrich von Vietinghoff ranks 403 out of 2,058Before him are Choe Yeong, Alexander Samsonov, Jean-Baptiste Jourdan, Günther Rall, Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz, and Ikrima ibn Abi Jahl. After him are La Hire, Prince Emanuele Filiberto, Duke of Aosta, Ernst von Mansfeld, Laskarina Bouboulina, Theodoros Kolokotronis, and Pierre Augereau.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1887, Heinrich von Vietinghoff ranks 46Before him are Alexander Archipenko, René Cassin, Harald Bohr, Julian Huxley, Luís Filipe, Prince Royal of Portugal, and Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick. After him are Mitsuru Ushijima, Hans Oster, George Pólya, Violet Jessop, Georg-Hans Reinhardt, and Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni. Among people deceased in 1952, Heinrich von Vietinghoff ranks 29Before him are Robert Guérin, Jürgen Stroop, Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, Charles Maurras, George Santayana, and Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg. After him are Charles Scott Sherrington, Rudolf Slánský, Charles Lightoller, John Langenus, Bedřich Hrozný, and Clark L. Hull.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Heinrich von Vietinghoff ranks 962 out of 7,253Before him are Ernst vom Rath (1909), Henry II, Duke of Austria (1107), Louis I, Duke of Bavaria (1173), Erhard Heiden (1901), Paul Blobel (1894), and Sophie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow (1557). After him are Tannhäuser (1205), Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse (1868), Ernst Heinrich Weber (1795), Albert III, Duke of Saxony (1443), Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann (1842), and Philipp Otto Runge (1777).

Among MILITARY PERSONNELS In Germany

Among military personnels born in Germany, Heinrich von Vietinghoff ranks 79Before 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). After him are Reinhard Scheer (1863), Carl-Heinrich von Stülpnagel (1886), Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim (1905), Herbert Gille (1897), Christian Wirth (1885), and Günther Lütjens (1889).