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Heinz Lammerding

1905 - 1971

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Heinz Lammerding (27 August 1905 – 13 January 1971) was a German SS officer convicted of war crimes during the Nazi era. During World War II, he commanded the SS Panzer Division Das Reich that perpetrated the Tulle and the Oradour-sur-Glane massacres in occupied France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Heinz Lammerding has received more than 265,156 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Heinz Lammerding is the 530th most popular military personnel (down from 480th in 2019), the 1,293rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,170th in 2019) and the 107th most popular German Military Personnel.

Heinz Lammerding was a German general who commanded the SS Panzer Corps during World War II. He is most famous for being the commanding officer of the SS Panzer Corps that invaded France and killed over 17,000 people in Oradour-sur-Glane, France.

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Among military personnels, Heinz Lammerding ranks 530 out of 1,468Before him are George I Rákóczi, Elyesa Bazna, Ivan Yakubovsky, Antonio Tejero, Sergey Gorshkov, and Bob Denard. After him are Walter Rauff, Paddy Roy Bates, Bo'orchu, Ivan Chernyakhovsky, Teruo Nakamura, and Abdallah ibn Sa'd.

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Among people born in 1905, Heinz Lammerding ranks 59Before him are Hans Urs von Balthasar, Joseph Cotten, Albrecht, Duke of Bavaria, Severo Ochoa, Sebastian Shaw, and Piet Hein. After him are Dolores del Río, Daniil Kharms, Enrique Ballestrero, Dhyan Chand, James J. Braddock, and Emílio Garrastazu Médici. Among people deceased in 1971, Heinz Lammerding ranks 41Before him are W. O. Bentley, Bernardo Houssay, Mathilde Kschessinska, Edie Sedgwick, Roy O. Disney, and Raoul Hausmann. After him are Marcel Dupré, Archduchess Adelheid of Austria, Gene Vincent, Jo Siffert, Pedro Rodríguez, and Georgy Dobrovolsky.

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Among people born in Germany, Heinz Lammerding ranks 1,293 out of 6,142Before him are Karl Theodor Anton Maria von Dalberg (1744), Karl von Habsburg (1961), Hans Burgkmair (1473), Charles Alexander, Duke of Württemberg (1684), Rudolf Erich Raspe (1736), and Robert Koldewey (1855). After him are Walter Rauff (1906), Erwin Neher (1944), Franz Walter Stahlecker (1900), Bernhard Rust (1883), Alfred Einstein (1880), and Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (1833).


Among military personnels born in Germany, Heinz Lammerding ranks 107Before him are Max Hoffmann (1869), Theodor Busse (1897), Anton Dostler (1891), Franz von Hipper (1863), Alexander von Kluck (1846), and Herta Bothe (1921). After him are Walter Rauff (1906), Otto Kumm (1909), August Hirt (1898), Walther von Seydlitz-Kurzbach (1888), Nicolaus von Below (1907), and Kurt Franz (1914).