Johannes Blaskowitz

1883 - 1948

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Johannes Albrecht Blaskowitz (10 July 1883 – 5 February 1948) was a German general during World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords. Blaskowitz led the 8th Army during the Invasion of Poland and was the Commander in Chief of Occupied Poland from 1939 to 1940; he had written several memoranda for the German High Command protesting the SS atrocities and handed out death sentences to members of the SS for crimes against the civilian population. He was dismissed, but then re-appointed. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johannes Blaskowitz has received more than 430,855 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Johannes Blaskowitz is the 154th most popular military personnel (up from 184th in 2019), the 149th most popular biography from Russia (up from 171st in 2019) and the 10th 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 154 out of 1,466Before him are Erwin von Witzleben, Helmuth Weidling, Semyon Budyonny, Franz Halder, José de San Martín, and Georg von Küchler. After him are Walther von Reichenau, Yi Sun-sin, Gaius Julius Caesar, Amr ibn al-As, Aleksei Brusilov, and Sun Jian.

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Among people born in 1883, Johannes Blaskowitz ranks 23Before him are Grigory Zinoviev, Clement Attlee, Pierre Laval, Otto Heinrich Warburg, Theo van Doesburg, and Semyon Budyonny. After him are Maurice Utrillo, Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy, Andrey Vyshinsky, Lon Chaney, Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria, and Celâl Bayar. Among people deceased in 1948, Johannes Blaskowitz ranks 13Before him are Antonin Artaud, Ferdinand I of Bulgaria, Walther von Brauchitsch, Andrei Zhdanov, Folke Bernadotte, and Osamu Dazai. After him are Karl Brandt, Babe Ruth, Nikolai Berdyaev, Ruth Benedict, Kurt Schwitters, and Witold Pilecki.

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Among people born in Russia, Johannes Blaskowitz ranks 149 out of 2,688Before him are Sergei Yesenin (1895), Grand Duchess Anna Petrovna of Russia (1708), El Lissitzky (1890), Walther Funk (1890), Semyon Budyonny (1883), and Alexander Glazunov (1865). After him are Stenka Razin (1630), Joseph Brodsky (1940), Anna Pavlovna of Russia (1795), Pavel Cherenkov (1904), Andrey Vlasov (1901), and Alexei Rykov (1881).


Among military personnels born in Russia, Johannes Blaskowitz ranks 10Before him are Stanislav Petrov (1939), Mikhail Tukhachevsky (1893), Alexander Suvorov (1730), Vasily Chuikov (1900), Aleksandr Vasilevsky (1895), and Semyon Budyonny (1883). After him are Andrey Vlasov (1901), Felix Steiner (1896), Pyotr Bagration (1765), Gotthard Heinrici (1886), Vasily Stalin (1921), and Nikolai Vatutin (1901).