MILITARY PERSONNEL

Hermann Fegelein

1906 - 1945

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Hans Otto Georg Hermann Fegelein (30 October 1906 – 28 April 1945) was a high-ranking commander in the Waffen-SS of Nazi Germany. He was a member of Adolf Hitler's entourage and brother-in-law to Eva Braun through his marriage to her sister Gretl. Fegelein joined a cavalry regiment of the Reichswehr in 1925 and transferred to the SS on 10 April 1933. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hermann Fegelein has received more than 1,463,107 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Hermann Fegelein is the 145th most popular military personnel (down from 141st in 2019), the 353rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 338th in 2019) and the 30th most popular German Military Personnel.

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Among MILITARY PERSONNELS

Among military personnels, Hermann Fegelein ranks 145 out of 1,466. Before him are André Masséna, Antipater, Miloš Obilić, Chūichi Nagumo, Aleksandr Vasilevsky, and Mardonius. After him are Djemal Pasha, Ernst Busch, Erwin von Witzleben, Helmuth Weidling, Semyon Budyonny, and Franz Halder.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1906, Hermann Fegelein ranks 28Before him are Maria Goeppert Mayer, Ed Gein, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Giuseppe Farina, Soichiro Honda, and Alexey Stakhanov. After him are Ernst Ruska, Léopold Sédar Senghor, Léon Degrelle, Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein, Sayyid Qutb, and Wassily Leontief. Among people deceased in 1945, Hermann Fegelein ranks 30Before him are Subhas Chandra Bose, Heinrich Müller, Pierre Laval, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, David Lloyd George, and Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen. After him are Ernst Busch, Hans Krebs, August von Mackensen, Edgar Cayce, Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy, and Theodore Dreiser.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hermann Fegelein ranks 353 out of 5,289. Before him are Richard Dedekind (1831), Rudolf Dassler (1898), Henry the Lion (1129), Maria Alexandrovna (1824), Traudl Junge (1920), and August Kekulé (1829). After him are Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1776), Ernst Busch (1885), Karen Horney (1885), Carl von Ossietzky (1889), Helmuth Weidling (1891), and Ernst Abbe (1840).

Among MILITARY PERSONNELS In Germany

Among military personnels born in Germany, Hermann Fegelein ranks 30Before him are Michael Wittmann (1914), Klaus Barbie (1913), Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist (1881), Ludwig Beck (1880), Heinrich Müller (1900), and Ferdinand Schörner (1892). After him are Ernst Busch (1885), Helmuth Weidling (1891), Franz Halder (1884), Georg von Küchler (1881), Walther von Reichenau (1884), and Paul Hausser (1880).