Otto Baum

1911 - 1998

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Otto Baum (15 November 1911 – 18 June 1998) was a high-ranking commander (Oberführer) of the Waffen-SS during World War II. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto Baum has received more than 112,617 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Otto Baum is the 1,040th most popular military personnel, the 2,526th most popular biography from Germany and the 197th most popular German Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Otto Baum ranks 1,040 out of 2,058Before him are Esmail Ghaani, François-Paul Brueys d'Aigalliers, Tzachas, Prince Josias of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Archduke Stephen, Palatine of Hungary, and Bonifacius. After him are Nureddin Pasha, Müezzinzade Ali Pasha, Gonzalo Guerrero, Ludwig Adolf Wilhelm von Lützow, Yang Kyoungjong, and Oskar Kummetz.

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Among people born in 1911, Otto Baum ranks 115Before him are Jehan Alain, Simone Simon, Joe Rosenthal, Renato Guttuso, Leah Goldberg, and Koçi Xoxe. After him are Joseph Luns, Barbara West, Carlos Marighella, Annie M. G. Schmidt, Mark Bernes, and Joseph Alcazar. Among people deceased in 1998, Otto Baum ranks 100Before him are Nguyễn Ngọc Loan, Bruno Munari, Slava Metreveli, Beatrice Wood, John Derek, and Shinichi Suzuki. After him are Nino Ferrer, Juan José Nogués, Yuri Artyukhin, Richard Hamming, Sani Abacha, and Barry Goldwater.

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Among people born in Germany, Otto Baum ranks 2,526 out of 7,253Before him are Philipp Ludwig von Seidel (1821), Charles Galton Darwin (1887), Duchess Marie Elisabeth of Saxony (1610), Heinrich Marx (1777), Karl Amadeus Hartmann (1905), and Prince Josias of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1737). After him are Friedrich Bayer (1825), Christian Augustus, Count Palatine of Sulzbach (1622), Augustus, Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels (1614), Princess Friederike Luise of Prussia (1714), Barthel Beham (1502), and Konrad von Feuchtwangen (1230).


Among military personnels born in Germany, Otto Baum ranks 197Before him are Theodor Wisch (1907), Fritz Klingenberg (1912), Ernst-Günther Baade (1897), Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski (1899), Ulrich Graf (1878), and Prince Josias of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1737). After him are Ludwig Adolf Wilhelm von Lützow (1782), Friedrich Freiherr Kress von Kressenstein (1870), Günther Lützow (1912), Hermann Priess (1901), Walter Krüger (1892), and Otto Weddigen (1882).