Janko Bobetko

1919 - 2003

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Janko Bobetko (10 January 1919 – 29 April 2003) was a Croatian general who had participated in World War II and later in the Croatian War of Independence. He was one of the founding members of 1st Sisak Partisan Detachment, the first anti-fascist military unit during World War II in Yugoslavia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Janko Bobetko has received more than 120,229 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Janko Bobetko is the 850th most popular military personnel (up from 881st in 2019), the 96th most popular biography from Croatia (up from 104th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Janko Bobetko ranks 850 out of 1,468Before him are Pierre Dupont de l'Étang, Helmut Lent, Abu Bakr ibn Umar, David Farragut, Alexey Maresyev, and Gainas. After him are Joseph E. Johnston, Hans von Salmuth, Otto Wöhler, Paik Sun-yup, François Claude Amour, marquis de Bouillé, and Julius Jacob von Haynau.

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Among people born in 1919, Janko Bobetko ranks 89Before him are P. F. Strawson, Ginette Neveu, Margaret Burbidge, Hermann Gmeiner, Uta Hagen, and Pierre Soulages. After him are José de Jesús Pimiento Rodríguez, Mitja Ribičič, Ferdinand Kübler, J. Presper Eckert, Marina Ginestà, and Jean Lefebvre. Among people deceased in 2003, Janko Bobetko ranks 87Before him are Rubén González, David Hemmings, Mohammed Dib, Johanna Budwig, Martha Scott, and Maurice Pialat. After him are Mohamed Choukri, Gertrude Ederle, Sébastien Japrisot, Miloš Milutinović, Wendy Hiller, and Qusay Hussein.

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Among people born in Croatia, Janko Bobetko ranks 96 out of 589Before him are Branimir of Croatia (850), Ante Starčević (1823), Ivan Mažuranić (1814), Tin Ujević (1891), Mika Špiljak (1916), and Andrea Schiavone (1510). After him are Mile Budak (1889), Pietro Tradonico (750), Ivo Sanader (1953), Pietro I Candiano (842), Marko Krizin (1589), and Vladimir Nazor (1876).


Among military personnels born in Croatia, Janko Bobetko ranks 5Before him are Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa (-63), Svetozar Boroević (1856), Omar Pasha (1806), and Ante Gotovina (1955). After him are Georg von Trapp (1880), Milivoj Ašner (1913), Archduke Leo Karl of Austria (1893), Mile Mrkšić (1947), and Josip Filipović (1818).