Max von Gallwitz

1852 - 1937

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Max Karl Wilhelm von Gallwitz (2 May 1852 – 18 April 1937) was a German general from Breslau (Wrocław), Silesia, who served with distinction during World War I on both the Eastern and Western Fronts. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Max von Gallwitz has received more than 143,942 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Max von Gallwitz is the 992nd most popular military personnel (down from 929th in 2019), the 537th most popular biography from Poland (down from 520th in 2019) and the 50th most popular Polish Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Max von Gallwitz ranks 992 out of 1,466Before him are Alfredo Guzzoni, Hugh Dowding, Richard Ruoff, Henry Allingham, Mikhail Miloradovich, and Naser Orić. After him are Otto Ciliax, Vasili Mitrokhin, Ardaric, Chram, Jacques François Dugommier, and William Brown.

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Among people born in 1852, Max von Gallwitz ranks 52Before him are Frederick Augustus II, Grand Duke of Oldenburg, Vera Figner, Joseph Freinademetz, Infanta Maria das Neves of Portugal, William Stewart Halsted, and Arnold Toynbee. After him are Dục Đức, Kodama Gentarō, Charles Villiers Stanford, Jean-Louis Forain, Charles W. Fairbanks, and Bruno Abakanowicz. Among people deceased in 1937, Max von Gallwitz ranks 68Before him are Richard Boleslawski, William Sealy Gosset, Paul Émile Chabas, Peljidiin Genden, Ieronim Uborevich, and Lev Karakhan. After him are Elihu Root, Alexander Shliapnikov, Adolf Erman, Josep Comas i Solà, Erkki Melartin, and Elihu Thomson.

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Among people born in Poland, Max von Gallwitz ranks 537 out of 1,231Before him are Julian Fontana (1810), Szymon Winawer (1838), Jerzy Andrzejewski (1909), Elisabeth Becker (1923), Count Kasimir Felix Badeni (1846), and Marcin Bielski (1495). After him are Klaus Roth (1925), Ferdinand Gregorovius (1821), Krzysztof Komeda (1931), Isaac Deutscher (1907), Aleksander Krupa (1947), and Zbigniew of Poland (1070).


Among military personnels born in Poland, Max von Gallwitz ranks 50Before him are Fritz von Below (1853), Erich Abraham (1895), Oskar Kummetz (1891), Zygmunt Berling (1896), Hellmuth Stieff (1901), and Walther von Lüttwitz (1859). After him are Georg von der Marwitz (1856), Karl Decker (1897), Walther Wever (1887), Tadeusz Kutrzeba (1885), Ryszard Kukliński (1930), and Alfred Saalwächter (1883).