Otto von Lossow

1868 - 1938

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Otto Hermann von Lossow (15 January 1868 – 25 November 1938) was a Bavarian Army and then German Army officer who played a prominent role in the events surrounding the attempted Beer Hall Putsch by Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party in November 1923. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto von Lossow has received more than 177,294 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Otto von Lossow is the 783rd most popular military personnel (up from 807th in 2019), the 1,922nd most popular biography from Germany (up from 2,009th in 2019) and the 141st most popular German Military Personnel.

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Over the past year Otto von Lossow has had the most page views in the with 31,966 views, followed by German (16,588), and Russian (7,839). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (58.65%), Ukrainian (53.01%), and German (36.75%)


Among military personnels, Otto von Lossow ranks 783 out of 2,058Before him are Cleombrotus, Muhammad bin Bakhtiyar Khalji, Markos Botsaris, Sosthenes of Macedon, Alphonse Juin, and Abdülkerim Nadir Pasha. After him are Seiichi Itō, Saitō Dōsan, Minamoto no Yoshitomo, Sanada Masayuki, François Étienne de Kellermann, and Shibata Katsuie.

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Among people born in 1868, Otto von Lossow ranks 72Before him are Noe Zhordania, Aleksa Šantić, Alice Keppel, Mary Parker Follett, Henry Bergman, and Lin Sen. After him are Francesco Saverio Nitti, Paul P. Harris, Stanisław Przybyszewski, George Arliss, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Ernst Linder. Among people deceased in 1938, Otto von Lossow ranks 73Before him are Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, Jukums Vācietis, Reginald Johnston, Valery Chkalov, John Bates Clark, and Pavel Dybenko. After him are Emile Vandervelde, Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić, Leopold Godowsky, Princess Maria Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, David Riazanov, and Bernd Rosemeyer.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Otto von Lossow ranks 1,922 out of 7,253Before him are Ulric Neisser (1928), Frederick of Utrecht (780), William V, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel (1602), Franz Xaver von Baader (1765), Gustaf Gründgens (1899), and Prince Konrad of Bavaria (1883). After him are Barbara Sukowa (1950), Berthold, Duke of Merania (1153), Friedrich Ebert Jr. (1894), Michael Maestlin (1550), Theodor Nöldeke (1836), and Joseph Gerhard Zuccarini (1797).


Among military personnels born in Germany, Otto von Lossow ranks 141Before him are Herbert Kappler (1907), Oswald Boelcke (1891), Albert Leo Schlageter (1894), Friedrich Hossbach (1894), Walter Stennes (1895), and Hermann-Bernhard Ramcke (1889). After him are Georg Lindemann (1884), Kurt von Tippelskirch (1891), Erich Rudorffer (1917), Hans Hartwig von Beseler (1850), Julius Jacob von Haynau (1786), and Karl Frenzel (1911).