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Pyotr Wrangel

1878 - 1928

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Baron Pyotr Nikolayevich Wrangel (Russian: Пётр Никола́евич барон Вра́нгель, romanized: Pëtr Nikoláevič Vrángel', German: Freiherr Peter Nikolaus von Wrangel; August 27 [O.S. August 15] 1878 – April 25, 1928), also known by his nickname the Black Baron, was a Russian officer of Baltic German origin in the Imperial Russian Army. During the later stages of the Russian Civil War, he was commanding general of the anti-Bolshevik White Army in Southern Russia. After his side lost the civil war in 1920, he left Russia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pyotr Wrangel has received more than 554,724 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia. Pyotr Wrangel is the 108th most popular nobleman (up from 118th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Lithuania (up from 14th in 2019) and the most popular Lithuanian Nobleman.

Pyotr Wrangel is most famous for being a Russian general who led the White Army during the Russian Civil War.

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Among noblemen, Pyotr Wrangel ranks 108 out of 842Before him are Joan of France, Duchess of Berry, Gian Galeazzo Sforza, Joanna I of Naples, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Queen Fabiola of Belgium, and Hugh the Great. After him are Cleopatra of Macedon, Élisabeth of France, Albert, Duke of Prussia, Princess Margaret of Connaught, Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia, and Giovanni di Bicci de' Medici.

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Among people born in 1878, Pyotr Wrangel ranks 13Before him are Gustav Stresemann, Werner von Blomberg, André Citroën, Pancho Villa, Robert Walser, and Lucien Febvre. After him are Alfred Döblin, Ferenc Molnár, Paul Reynaud, Milan Nedić, Iwane Matsui, and Gustav Radbruch. Among people deceased in 1928, Pyotr Wrangel ranks 9Before him are Wilhelm Wien, Leoš Janáček, Maria Feodorovna, Max Scheler, Emmeline Pankhurst, and Édouard-Henri Avril. After him are Theodore William Richards, Johannes Fibiger, Franz Stuck, Thomas Hardy, Wilhelm Karl, Duke of Urach, and Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

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In Lithuania

Among people born in Lithuania, Pyotr Wrangel ranks 13 out of 287Before him are Czesław Miłosz (1911), Romain Gary (1914), Algirdas (1296), Emma Goldman (1869), Hermann Minkowski (1864), and César Cui (1835). After him are Kęstutis (1297), Eliezer Ben-Yehuda (1858), Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis (1875), Petr Shelokhonov (1929), Antanas Smetona (1874), and Jascha Heifetz (1901).

Among NOBLEMEN In Lithuania

Among noblemen born in Lithuania, Pyotr Wrangel ranks 1After him are Sophia of Lithuania (1371).