Otto Liman von Sanders

1855 - 1929

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Otto Viktor Karl Liman von Sanders (German: [ˈɔtoː ˈliːman fɔn ˈzandɐs]; 17 February 1855 – 22 August 1929) was a German general who served as an adviser to the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. In 1918 he commanded an Ottoman army during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto Liman von Sanders has received more than 309,082 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Otto Liman von Sanders is the 218th most popular military personnel (down from 201st in 2019), the 108th most popular biography from Poland (down from 104th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Polish Military Personnel.

Otto Liman von Sanders was a German general who served as the military advisor to the Ottoman Empire during World War I. He was most famous for his role in the Battle of Gallipoli.

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Among military personnels, Otto Liman von Sanders ranks 218 out of 1,466Before him are Otto Carius, Emmanuel de Grouchy, marquis de Grouchy, Marcus Claudius Marcellus, Sejanus, Kurt Student, and Erhard Milch. After him are Friedrich Olbricht, Maximilian von Weichs, Alfred von Tirpitz, Craterus, Zhang Liao, and Bai Qi.

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Among people born in 1855, Otto Liman von Sanders ranks 3Before him are Ferdinand Tönnies and Archduchess Sophie of Austria. After him are John Browning, Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin, Émile Verhaeren, Houston Stewart Chamberlain, Percival Lowell, Ned Kelly, Eleanor Marx, Ernest Chausson, and Paul Deschanel. Among people deceased in 1929, Otto Liman von Sanders ranks 11Before him are Gustav Stresemann, Wilhelm Maybach, Sergei Diaghilev, Emile Berliner, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, and Bernhard von Bülow. After him are Prince Maximilian of Baden, Richard Adolf Zsigmondy, Aby Warburg, Wyatt Earp, Thorstein Veblen, and Charles Cooley.

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Among people born in Poland, Otto Liman von Sanders ranks 108 out of 1,231Before him are Ferdinand von Richthofen (1833), Saint Casimir (1458), Casimir Funk (1884), Henryk Wieniawski (1835), Kurt Student (1890), and Anna Jagiellon (1523). After him are Alfred von Tirpitz (1849), Fred Zinnemann (1907), Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860), Edward Sapir (1884), Angelus Silesius (1624), and Karl Hanke (1903).


Among military personnels born in Poland, Otto Liman von Sanders ranks 14Before him are Werner von Blomberg (1878), Erich von Falkenhayn (1861), Erwin von Witzleben (1881), Anton Denikin (1872), Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski (1899), and Kurt Student (1890). After him are Alfred von Tirpitz (1849), Władysław Sikorski (1881), Rochus Misch (1917), Hans-Jürgen von Arnim (1889), Otto Kretschmer (1912), and Nikolaus von Falkenhorst (1885).