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 110,345 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Otto von Lossow is the 735th most popular military personnel (down from 727th in 2019), the 1,876th most popular biography from Germany and the 145th most popular German Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Otto von Lossow ranks 735 out of 1,466Before him are Yekaterina Budanova, Gordon Gollob, William Iron Arm, Hubert Lyautey, Hermann von Eichhorn, and Boris Sheremetev. After him are Archduke Ferdinand Karl Joseph of Austria-Este, Markian Popov, Minamoto no Yoshitomo, Maria Bochkareva, Helmut Lent, and Wilhelm Adam.

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Among people born in 1868, Otto von Lossow ranks 68Before him are Empress Dowager Longyu, Noe Zhordania, W. E. B. Du Bois, Henry Bergman, Ahmed Shawqi, and Ernst Linder. After him are Robert W. Wood, Jane Avril, Francis Jammes, Wilhelm Schmidt, James Connolly, and Archduke Ferdinand Karl of Austria. Among people deceased in 1938, Otto von Lossow ranks 71Before him are King Oliver, Yevhen Konovalets, Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić, Axel Paulsen, Edwin Hall, and Valery Chkalov. After him are Jānis K. Bērziņš, Nicola Romeo, Gillis Grafström, Émile Cohl, Emile Vandervelde, and Jukums Vācietis.

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Among people born in Germany, Otto von Lossow ranks 1,876 out of 5,289Before him are Walter Sickert (1860), Anna of Brandenburg (1487), Carl Ludwig Blume (1796), Willi Münzenberg (1889), Theodor Lipps (1851), and Margravine Louise Charlotte of Brandenburg (1617). After him are Golo Mann (1909), Otto Brunfels (1488), Augustin Bea (1881), Jaromír, Duke of Bohemia (1000), Sophia Eleonore of Saxony (1609), and Wilhelm Beer (1797).


Among military personnels born in Germany, Otto von Lossow ranks 145Before him are Ludwig Crüwell (1892), Albert Leo Schlageter (1894), Friedrich Hossbach (1894), Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma (1891), Wilhelm Schepmann (1894), and Heinrich Bär (1913). After him are Wilhelm Adam (1877), Karl Mauss (1898), Heinrich Eberbach (1895), George Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven (1892), Karl-Adolf Hollidt (1891), and Ludwig Yorck von Wartenburg (1759).