Máximo Gómez

1836 - 1905

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{{Infobox military person | name = Máximo Gomez | image = Retrato de Máximo Gómez en La Habana 1905.jpg | caption = Máximo Gómez in 1905 | birth_date = (1836-11-18)November 18, 1836 | death_date = June 17, 1905(1905-06-17) (aged 68) | placeofburial_label = | placeofburial = | birth_place = Baní, [[Dominican Republic|Dominican Republic] Y| death_place = Havana, Cuba | placeofburial_coordinates = | nickname = | birth_name = | allegiance = Dominican Republic (1854–1861) Spain (1861–1865) Cuba (1868–1898) | branch = Army | serviceyears = | rank = Generalissimo | servicenumber = | unit = | commands = | battles = Dominican War of Independence Battle of SantoméDominican Restoration WarTen Years' WarCuban War of Independence | battles_label = | awards = | relations = | laterwork = }} Máximo Gómez y Báez (November 18, 1836 – June 17, 1905) was a Dominican Major General in Cuba's Ten Years' War (1868–1878) against Spain. He was also Cuba's military commander in that country's War of Independence (1895–1898). He was known for his controversial scorched-earth policy, which entailed dynamiting passenger trains and torching the Spanish loyalists' property and sugar plantations—including many owned by Americans. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Máximo Gómez has received more than 174,071 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Máximo Gómez is the 1,065th most popular military personnel (down from 932nd in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Dominican Republic and the most popular Dominican Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Máximo Gómez ranks 1,065 out of 1,466Before him are Petar Bojović, Hubert Lanz, Akashi Motojiro, Gonzalo Queipo de Llano, Andrés Avelino Cáceres, and Henri Mathias Berthelot. After him are Claude Choules, John Fastolf, Juana Azurduy de Padilla, John Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort, Yang Kyoungjong, and Maurice d'Elbée.

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Among people born in 1836, Máximo Gómez ranks 42Before him are Princess Therese of Saxe-Altenburg, Winslow Homer, Cato Maximilian Guldberg, Alphonse-Marie-Adolphe de Neuville, Matsudaira Katamori, and Andrés Avelino Cáceres. After him are Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, Inoue Kaoru, Juliette Adam, Edward Poynter, Georg August Schweinfurth, and Walery Antoni Wróblewski. Among people deceased in 1905, Máximo Gómez ranks 43Before him are Franz Overbeck, George MacDonald, Julius Oppert, Meyer Guggenheim, Pedro Américo, and Amalie Skram. After him are Debendranath Tagore, Rudolf von Alt, Princess Caroline Reuss of Greiz, Konstantin Savitsky, Henry Irving, and Charles Renard.

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In Dominican Republic

Among people born in Dominican Republic, Máximo Gómez ranks 11 out of 43Before him are Danilo Medina (1951), Hatuey (1478), Juan Bosch (1909), Juan Pablo Duarte (1813), Maria Montez (1912), and Leonel Fernández (1953). After him are Salvador Jorge Blanco (1926), Héctor Trujillo (1908), Juan Luis Guerra (1957), Hipólito Mejía (1941), Antonio Guzmán Fernández (1911), and Ulises Heureaux (1845).

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Among military personnels born in Dominican Republic, Máximo Gómez ranks 1