Philipp von Boeselager

1917 - 2008

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Philipp Freiherr von Boeselager (6 September 1917 – 1 May 2008) was the second-last surviving member of the 20 July Plot, a conspiracy of Wehrmacht officers to assassinate the German dictator Adolf Hitler in 1944. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philipp von Boeselager has received more than 176,117 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Philipp von Boeselager is the 10,690th most popular politician (down from 9,735th in 2019), the 3,158th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,835th in 2019) and the 912th most popular German Politician.

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Among politicians, Philipp von Boeselager ranks 10,690 out of 19,576Before him are Theagenes of Megara, Aga of Kish, Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia, Guillermo Endara, Al-Samh ibn Malik al-Khawlani, and Assef Shawkat. After him are Slavica Đukić Dejanović, Bahaeddin Şakir, George of Antioch, Guido Westerwelle, Grand Duke Boris Vladimirovich of Russia, and Vincent-Marie Viénot, Count of Vaublanc.

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Among people born in 1917, Philipp von Boeselager ranks 158Before him are Ernst von Glasersfeld, Han Suyin, Vasily Mishin, Red Auerbach, Leopoldo Trieste, and June Allyson. After him are Zainab al Ghazali, Fadwa Tuqan, David Tomlinson, Suzy Delair, Ivan Bodiul, and Imre Németh. Among people deceased in 2008, Philipp von Boeselager ranks 141Before him are Ken Naganuma, Mikel Laboa, David Foster Wallace, Edna Parker, Bernie Mac, and Sarla Thakral. After him are Nina Foch, Emmanuel Sanon, Alfonso López Trujillo, Guillaume Depardieu, León Febres Cordero, and Vishwanath Pratap Singh.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Philipp von Boeselager ranks 3,158 out of 7,253Before him are Rolf Carls (1885), Adam Ries (1492), Hugo Eckener (1868), Karl Lehmann (1936), Tanita Tikaram (1969), and Arthur Oncken Lovejoy (1873). After him are Hans Erich Nossack (1901), Friedrich Kirchner (1885), Johann Samuel König (1712), Guido Westerwelle (1961), Johann Caspar Kerll (1627), and Gertrude of Sulzbach (1114).

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