Henning von Tresckow

1901 - 1944

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Henning Hermann Karl Robert von Tresckow (German: [ˈhɛ.nɪŋ fɔn ˈtʁeːs.ko] ; 10 January 1901 – 21 July 1944) was a German military officer with the rank of major general in the German Army who helped organize German resistance against Adolf Hitler. He attempted to assassinate Hitler on 13 March 1943 and drafted the Valkyrie plan for a coup against the German government. He was described by the Gestapo as the "prime mover" behind the plot of 20 July 1944 to assassinate Hitler. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henning von Tresckow has received more than 1,410,397 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Henning von Tresckow is the 205th most popular military personnel (up from 232nd in 2019), the 509th most popular biography from Germany (up from 531st in 2019) and the 45th most popular German Military Personnel.

Hennig von Tresckow was a colonel in the German army and a member of the German resistance during World War II. He was a key conspirator in the 1944 assassination plot against Adolf Hitler.

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Over the past year Henning von Tresckow has had the most page views in the with 147,480 views, followed by German (87,153), and Russian (44,031). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Persian (151.31%), Afrikaans (78.63%), and Esperanto (61.83%)


Among military personnels, Henning von Tresckow ranks 205 out of 2,058Before him are Bai Qi, Maximilian von Weichs, Andrey Vlasov, Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Viscount of Turenne, Oskar Dirlewanger, and Sun Jian. After him are Lavr Kornilov, Yue Fei, George Armstrong Custer, Erhard Milch, Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski, and Slobodan Praljak.

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Among people born in 1901, Henning von Tresckow ranks 34Before him are Simon Kuznets, Max Euwe, Salvatore Quasimodo, Ricardo Zamora, Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej, and Andrey Vlasov. After him are Witold Pilecki, Nadezhda Alliluyeva, Jaroslav Seifert, Milton H. Erickson, Margaret Mead, and Robert Bresson. Among people deceased in 1944, Henning von Tresckow ranks 28Before him are Chūichi Nagumo, Florence Foster Jenkins, Hilma af Klint, Milena Jesenská, Galeazzo Ciano, and Louis Renault. After him are Wang Jingwei, Friedrich Olbricht, Arthur Eddington, Aristide Maillol, Glenn Miller, and Pehr Evind Svinhufvud.

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Among people born in Germany, Henning von Tresckow ranks 509 out of 7,253Before him are Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria (1847), Karl Schwarzschild (1873), Hans Adolf Krebs (1900), Erwin Panofsky (1892), Frank Farian (1941), and Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg (1856). After him are Rabanus Maurus (780), Walter Schellenberg (1910), Helmut Newton (1920), Josef Kramer (1906), Patrick Süskind (1949), and Niklas Luhmann (1927).


Among military personnels born in Germany, Henning von Tresckow ranks 45Before him are Georg von Küchler (1881), Hans Krebs (1898), Ernst Busch (1885), Dietrich von Choltitz (1894), Maximilian von Weichs (1881), and Oskar Dirlewanger (1895). After him are Erhard Milch (1892), Friedrich Olbricht (1888), Wilhelm Burgdorf (1895), Wilhelm List (1880), Kurt Student (1890), and Walther von Reichenau (1884).