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Karl Lennart Oesch

1892 - 1978

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Karl Lennart Oesch (8 August 1892 – 28 March 1978) was one of Finland's leading generals during World War II. He held a string of high staff assignments and front commands, and at the end of the Continuation War commanded three Finnish army corps on the Karelian Isthmus. He received numerous awards, including the Finnish Mannerheim Cross during his service. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Lennart Oesch has received more than 59,028 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Karl Lennart Oesch is the 956th most popular military personnel (down from 842nd in 2019), the 843rd most popular biography from Russia (down from 720th in 2019) and the 77th most popular Russian Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Karl Lennart Oesch ranks 956 out of 1,468Before him are Arthur Rostron, Jean-Étienne Championnet, Cornelius Fuscus, Walther von Lüttwitz, Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst, and Leon Rupnik. After him are Adelbert Schulz, Abraham Duquesne, John Basilone, Roussel de Bailleul, David Petraeus, and Federico Gravina.

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Among people born in 1892, Karl Lennart Oesch ranks 117Before him are George Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven, Richard Aldington, Herman Potočnik, Alfred Lunt, Rebecca West, and Reiner Stahel. After him are Roberto Farinacci, Carl Panzram, Henry Darger, Mabel Normand, Adolf Ziegler, and Walter Krüger. Among people deceased in 1978, Karl Lennart Oesch ranks 79Before him are Joe Davis, Pancho Vladigerov, Gaston Julia, Max Decugis, Charles Best, and Salvador de Madariaga. After him are Samuel Goudsmit, Jacques Bergier, Edmundo Suárez, Emilio Portes Gil, Misao Tamai, and George Maciunas.

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Among people born in Russia, Karl Lennart Oesch ranks 843 out of 3,262Before him are Dmitri Hvorostovsky (1962), Andrei Sinyavsky (1925), Nikolai Golitsyn (1850), Dmitry of Tver (1299), Eduard Streltsov (1937), and Alexey Sudayev (1912). After him are Vladimir Obruchev (1863), Yegor Gaidar (1956), Maria Yudina (1899), Georgy Shpagin (1897), Edison Denisov (1929), and Lev Oborin (1907).


Among military personnels born in Russia, Karl Lennart Oesch ranks 77Before him are Pavel Rotmistrov (1901), Maria Bochkareva (1889), Franz Moritz von Lacy (1725), Mitrofan Nedelin (1902), Yevgeni Ivanovich Alekseyev (1843), and Alexander Rodimtsev (1905). After him are Alexey Kaledin (1861), Joseph Trumpeldor (1880), Mikhail Katukov (1900), Andrei Shkuro (1887), Vladimir Kappel (1883), and Pavel Grachev (1948).