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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 an Imperial German Army general who served as a military adviser to the Ottoman Army 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 338,041 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Otto Liman von Sanders is the 254th most popular military personnel (down from 218th in 2019), the 122nd most popular biography from Poland (down from 108th 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 254 out of 1,468Before him are Andrey Yeryomenko, Eumenes, Federico da Montefeltro, Pittacus of Mytilene, Franz Stangl, and Rochus Misch. After him are Ivan Bagramyan, Władysław Sikorski, Italo Balbo, Maurice de Saxe, Lothar Rendulic, and Svetozar Boroević.

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Among people born in 1855, Otto Liman von Sanders ranks 5Before him are Ferdinand Tönnies, Archduchess Sophie of Austria, John Browning, and Houston Stewart Chamberlain. After him are Émile Verhaeren, Ernest Chausson, Eleanor Marx, Percival Lowell, Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin, Paul Deschanel, and Ned Kelly. Among people deceased in 1929, Otto Liman von Sanders ranks 16Before him are Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Prince Maximilian of Baden, Thorstein Veblen, Aby Warburg, Habibullāh Kalakāni, and Richard Adolf Zsigmondy. After him are Émile Loubet, Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia, Maria Christina of Austria, Antoine Bourdelle, Mercédès Jellinek, and Charles Cooley.

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Among people born in Poland, Otto Liman von Sanders ranks 122 out of 1,454Before him are Edward Sapir (1884), Jan Matejko (1838), Mieszko I of Poland (940), Rochus Misch (1917), Alexander Jagiellon (1461), and Clara Immerwahr (1870). After him are Władysław Sikorski (1881), Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860), Arthur Liebehenschel (1901), Solomon Asch (1907), Witold Gombrowicz (1904), and Helena Rubinstein (1872).


Among military personnels born in Poland, Otto Liman von Sanders ranks 14Before him are Anton Denikin (1872), Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski (1899), Alfred von Tirpitz (1849), Erwin von Witzleben (1881), Jan Henryk Dąbrowski (1755), and Rochus Misch (1917). After him are Władysław Sikorski (1881), Hans-Jürgen von Arnim (1889), Otto Kretschmer (1912), Vasily Sokolovsky (1897), Hermann Balck (1893), and Otto von Below (1857).