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Otto von Knobelsdorff

1886 - 1966

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Otto von Knobelsdorff (31 March 1886 – 21 October 1966) was a German general during World War II who led the 19th Panzer Division and then held a series of higher commands. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto von Knobelsdorff has received more than 92,657 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Otto von Knobelsdorff is the 936th most popular military personnel (down from 845th in 2019), the 2,367th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,203rd in 2019) and the 187th most popular German Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Otto von Knobelsdorff ranks 936 out of 1,468Before him are Juan José Flores, Günther Lützow, Juliusz Rómmel, Jean-Baptiste Drouet, Comte d'Erlon, Robert Blake, and Lamachus. After him are Tarrare, Alexander Rodimtsev, José Miaja, Otto Weddigen, Reiner Stahel, and Tzachas.

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Among people born in 1886, Otto von Knobelsdorff ranks 102Before him are Mir Osman Ali Khan, Salvatore Maranzano, Helen Parkhurst, Paul Lévy, Yehuda Ashlag, and Marthe Bibesco. After him are Ty Cobb, Chester Barnard, Salvador de Madariaga, Tarsila do Amaral, Muhamed Mehmedbašić, and Ma Rainey. Among people deceased in 1966, Otto von Knobelsdorff ranks 82Before him are Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski, George Ohsawa, Vilis Lācis, Robert Rossen, Hermann Scherchen, and Wieland Wagner. After him are Venceslau Brás, Väinö Tanner, J. F. C. Fuller, Philipp Frank, Homi J. Bhabha, and Arthur Percival.

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Among people born in Germany, Otto von Knobelsdorff ranks 2,367 out of 6,142Before him are Johann Kirnberger (1721), Peter Högl (1897), Philipp Mainländer (1841), Oskar Fischinger (1900), Günter Wallraff (1942), and Wilhelm Filchner (1877). After him are Franz Abt (1819), Dorothea Erxleben (1715), Walther Meissner (1882), Guido Buchwald (1961), Balthasar Hubmaier (1485), and Albert Alcibiades, Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1522).


Among military personnels born in Germany, Otto von Knobelsdorff ranks 187Before him are Kurt Christoph Graf von Schwerin (1684), Max Pauly (1907), George Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven (1892), Eugen Ritter von Schobert (1883), Ulrich Graf (1878), and Günther Lützow (1912). After him are Otto Weddigen (1882), Reiner Stahel (1892), Friedrich Freiherr Kress von Kressenstein (1870), Adelbert Schulz (1903), Ernst-Günther Baade (1897), and Carl Hilpert (1888).