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Johannes Blaskowitz

1883 - 1948

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Johannes Albrecht Blaskowitz (10 July 1883 – 5 February 1948) was a German Generaloberst during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords. After joining the Imperial German Army in 1901, Blaskowitz served throughout World War I, where he earned an Iron Cross for bravery. During WWII, Blaskowitz led the 8th Army during the Invasion of Poland and was the Commander in Chief of Occupied Poland from 1939 to 1940. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johannes Blaskowitz has received more than 526,257 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia. Johannes Blaskowitz is the 174th most popular military personnel (down from 154th in 2019), the 163rd most popular biography from Russia (down from 149th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Russian Military Personnel.

Johannes Blaskowitz was a German general and military commander in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II.

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Among military personnels, Johannes Blaskowitz ranks 174 out of 1,468Before him are George Armstrong Custer, Paul Tibbets, Józef Poniatowski, Hans Krebs, Oskar Dirlewanger, and Akechi Mitsuhide. After him are Djemal Pasha, Matilda of Tuscany, Helmuth von Moltke the Younger, Aleksei Brusilov, Felix Steiner, and Walther von Reichenau.

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Among people born in 1883, Johannes Blaskowitz ranks 26Before him are Mohammed Nadir Shah, Semyon Budyonny, Theo van Doesburg, Pierre Laval, Maurice Utrillo, and Victor Francis Hess. After him are Celâl Bayar, Andrey Vyshinsky, Lon Chaney, Wang Jingwei, Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy, and A. S. Neill. Among people deceased in 1948, Johannes Blaskowitz ranks 15Before him are Antonin Artaud, Andrei Zhdanov, Walther von Brauchitsch, Karl Brandt, Babe Ruth, and Folke Bernadotte. After him are Witold Pilecki, Ruth Benedict, Nikolai Berdyaev, Theodor Morell, Karl Gebhardt, and Maria Mandl.

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Among people born in Russia, Johannes Blaskowitz ranks 163 out of 3,262Before him are Viktor Zubkov (1941), Alexei Leonov (1934), Sophia Alekseyevna of Russia (1657), Alexey Stakhanov (1906), Raisa Gorbacheva (1932), and Alexei Petrovich, Tsarevich of Russia (1690). After him are Witold Pilecki (1901), El Lissitzky (1890), Sergey Shoygu (1955), Felix Steiner (1896), Gala Dalí (1894), and Vladimir Tatlin (1885).


Among military personnels born in Russia, Johannes Blaskowitz ranks 12Before him are Alexander Suvorov (1730), Konstantin Rokossovsky (1896), Vasily Chuikov (1900), Aleksandr Vasilevsky (1895), Semyon Budyonny (1883), and Andrey Vlasov (1901). After him are Felix Steiner (1896), Gotthard Heinrici (1886), Nikolai Vatutin (1901), Vasily Stalin (1921), Yermak Timofeyevich (1532), and Gerhard Barkhorn (1919).