Miles Dempsey

1896 - 1969

Miles Dempsey

General Sir Miles Christopher Dempsey, (15 December 1896 – 6 June 1969) was a senior British Army officer who served in both world wars. As a junior officer, he fought in France during the First World War, where he was wounded, and served throughout the difficult interwar period, travelling to various corners of the globe. During the Second World War he had a close relationship with Bernard Montgomery and commanded the 13th Brigade in France in 1940, and spent the next two years training troops in England, before commanding XIII Corps for the invasions of Sicily and Italy in 1943. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Miles Dempsey has received more than 211,726 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,146th most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Miles Dempsey ranks 1,148 out of 1,194Before him are Arnold Jackson, Christy Mathewson, A. P. Hill, John C. Pemberton, Henry Halleck, and Irvin McDowell. After him are John Abizaid, Billy Mitchell, Timothy Laurence, Joseph Dunford, Martin Dempsey, and Reginald Dyer.

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Among people born in 1896, Miles Dempsey ranks 163Before him are Uberto De Morpurgo, Okuro Oikawa, Lester Germer, J. Lawton Collins, Blanche Sweet, and Kim Iryeop. After him are Walter Breuning, Rogers Hornsby, Samuel Mosberg, Natalie Talmadge, Virgil Thomson, and Jack Pickford. Among people deceased in 1969, Miles Dempsey ranks 145Before him are Mildred Davis, Silvestre Igoa, Leonard Chess, Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río, Paul Hawkins, and Vernon Duke. After him are Harry Mallin, Max Eastman, Natalie Talmadge, Pauline Bush, Willy Ley, and Bobbie Rosenfeld.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Miles Dempsey ranks 3,340 out of 5,347Before him are Christopher O'Neill (1974), Geoff Lees (1951), Anne V. Coates (1925), Natalia Tena (1984), Gayatri Devi (1919), and Duncan Jones (1971). After him are Henry Liddell (1811), Joseph Cook (1860), Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire (1868), Gerry Byrne (1938), Peter Lorimer (1946), and Jackie Milburn (1924).


Among military personnels born in United Kingdom, Miles Dempsey ranks 67Before him are John French, 1st Earl of Ypres (1852), Charles Warren (1840), David Stirling (1915), William Slim, 1st Viscount Slim (1891), Dudley Pound (null), and Arnold Jackson (1891). After him are Timothy Laurence (1955), Henry Beaufort, 3rd Duke of Somerset (1436), Andy McNab (1959), and Andy Green (1962).

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