Robert Ritter von Greim

1892 - 1945

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Robert Ritter von Greim (born Robert Greim; 22 June 1892 – 24 May 1945) was a German Generalfeldmarschall (Field marshal) and First World War flying ace. In April 1945, in the last days of World War II in Europe, Adolf Hitler appointed Greim commander-in-chief of the Luftwaffe (German air force) after Hermann Göring had been dismissed for treason. He is the last person ever promoted to field marshal in the German armed forces. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Ritter von Greim has received more than 953,245 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia. Robert Ritter von Greim is the 1,985th most popular politician (down from 1,839th in 2019), the 549th most popular biography from Germany (down from 521st in 2019) and the 150th most popular German Politician.

Robert Ritter von Greim was a German field marshal in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II. In April 1945, he was named commander of the Luftwaffe.

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Among politicians, Robert Ritter von Greim ranks 1,985 out of 19,576Before him are Louis II, Prince of Monaco, Juraj Jánošík, Eric V of Denmark, Vincent Auriol, Willi Stoph, and Fuad Masum. After him are Merneith, László Sólyom, Al-Hadi, Philippikos Bardanes, Richard II, Duke of Normandy, and Maximinus II.

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Among people born in 1892, Robert Ritter von Greim ranks 36Before him are Erwin Panofsky, Amanullah Khan, Erhard Milch, Arthur Compton, Marina Tsvetaeva, and Andrey Yeryomenko. After him are Bruno Schulz, Darius Milhaud, Corneille Heymans, Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia, Arthur Friedenreich, and Sir Arthur Harris, 1st Baronet. Among people deceased in 1945, Robert Ritter von Greim ranks 49Before him are Vladimir Vernadsky, Franz Werfel, Oskar Dirlewanger, Josef Kramer, Hans Geiger, and Wilhelm Burgdorf. After him are Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen, Theodore Dreiser, Karl Hanke, Tadamichi Kuribayashi, Robert H. Goddard, and Ludwig Stumpfegger.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Robert Ritter von Greim ranks 549 out of 7,253Before him are Aby Warburg (1866), Wilhelm List (1880), Wilhelm Marx (1863), Louis II, Prince of Monaco (1870), Kurt Student (1890), and Willi Stoph (1914). After him are Sophia Dorothea of Hanover (1687), Wolfgang Petersen (1941), Kurt Weill (1900), Hans Jonas (1903), Jenny von Westphalen (1814), and Caroline of Baden (1776).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Robert Ritter von Greim ranks 150Before him are Josef Kramer (1906), Maria Sophie of Bavaria (1841), Philipp Scheidemann (1865), Wilhelm Marx (1863), Louis II, Prince of Monaco (1870), and Willi Stoph (1914). After him are Albert the Bear (1100), Albert, King of Sweden (1340), Johannes Rau (1931), Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1817), Walter Scheel (1919), and Roman Herzog (1934).