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 Field Marshal and First World War flying ace. In April 1945, in the last days of World War II, 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 654,017 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Robert Ritter von Greim is the 1,659th most popular politician (up from 1,954th in 2019), the 468th most popular biography from Germany (up from 529th in 2019) and the 124th 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 1,659 out of 15,710Before him are Mago Barca, Clovis II, Shalmaneser III, Fuad I of Egypt, Françoise Marie de Bourbon, and Güyük Khan. After him are Meñli I Giray, Hu Yaobang, Emperor Jing of Han, Agesilaus II, Anchises, and Jean-Claude Juncker.

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Among people born in 1892, Robert Ritter von Greim ranks 27Before him are Arthur Compton, Arthur Honegger, Gregor Strasser, Ernst Lubitsch, Marina Tsvetaeva, and George Paget Thomson. After him are Edward Victor Appleton, Darius Milhaud, Mátyás Rákosi, Shirō Ishii, Erhard Milch, and Arthur Friedenreich. Among people deceased in 1945, Robert Ritter von Greim ranks 47Before him are Josef Kramer, Francis William Aston, Oskar Dirlewanger, Käthe Kollwitz, Wilhelm Burgdorf, and Emil Hácha. After him are Tadamichi Kuribayashi, Hans Geiger, Franz Werfel, Hans Fischer, Karl Hanke, and Karl-Otto Koch.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Robert Ritter von Greim ranks 468 out of 5,289Before him are Louise of Hesse-Kassel (1817), Otto of Bavaria (1848), Kurt Weill (1900), Kurt Meyer (1910), Harald zur Hausen (1936), and Johann Ambrosius Bach (1645). After him are Helmuth von Moltke the Younger (1848), Gerda Taro (1910), Adolf Butenandt (1903), George Grosz (1893), Hans Jonas (1903), and Lothair II, Holy Roman Emperor (1075).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Robert Ritter von Greim ranks 124Before him are Werner von Fritsch (1880), Kurt Georg Kiesinger (1904), Louise Mountbatten (1889), Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium (1876), Maria Josepha of Bavaria (1739), and Otto of Bavaria (1848). After him are Lothair II, Holy Roman Emperor (1075), Albert the Bear (1100), Bernhard von Bülow (1849), Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria (1847), Frederick Augustus I of Saxony (1750), and Pyotr Stolypin (1862).