John Dill

1881 - 1944

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Field Marshal Sir John Greer Dill, (25 December 1881 – 4 November 1944) was a senior British Army officer with service in both the First World War and the Second World War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Dill has received more than 183,729 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. John Dill is the 1,418th most popular military personnel, the 4,277th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 93rd most popular British Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, John Dill ranks 1,418 out of 1,466Before him are William Rosecrans, John Abizaid, John C. Pemberton, Frederic Thesiger, 2nd Baron Chelmsford, Frederick E. Morgan, and Leonidas Polk. After him are Sir Henry Wilson, 1st Baronet, John Hunt, Baron Hunt, William J. Hardee, Andy McNab, Daniel Harvey Hill, and John Buford.

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Among people born in 1881, John Dill ranks 165Before him are Joel Lehtonen, Juan José de Amézaga, Delfina Bunge, George Finnegan, Marion Leonard, and Gösta Åsbrink. After him are Howard Valentine, William Clothier, Alice Catherine Evans, Éamonn Ceannt, James Cecil Parke, and Louis Baillon. Among people deceased in 1944, John Dill ranks 229Before him are Eoin O'Duffy, Georg Dascher, Toni Merkens, Mary Adela Blagg, C. V. Boys, and Merna Kennedy. After him are George B. Seitz, Ernest Townsend, Bud Jamison, Jessie Ralph, Margaret Woodrow Wilson, and George W. Norris.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, John Dill ranks 4,277 out of 6,924Before him are Jonathan Penrose (1933), George Blagden (1989), David Brabham (1965), Beryl Bainbridge (1932), Sheila Hancock (1933), and John Smith (1938). After him are Ian McElhinney (1948), Chris Dreja (1945), Robert Service (1947), Chris Lawrence (1933), James Herbert (1943), and Gary Cahill (1985).


Among military personnels born in United Kingdom, John Dill ranks 93Before him are William Slim, 1st Viscount Slim (1891), Arnold Jackson (1891), Edward Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans (1880), Albert Ball (1896), Frederic Thesiger, 2nd Baron Chelmsford (1827), and Frederick E. Morgan (1894). After him are Andy McNab (1959), Julian Byng, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy (1862), Max Horton (1883), Sir James Outram, 1st Baronet (1803), Redvers Buller (1839), and Andy Green (1962).