Rudolf Schmundt

1896 - 1944

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Rudolf Schmundt (13 August 1896 – 1 October 1944) was a German officer and adjutant to Adolf Hitler. Between 1942 and 1944, he was chief of the German Army Personnel Office. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rudolf Schmundt has received more than 106,801 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Rudolf Schmundt is the 786th most popular military personnel (down from 742nd in 2019), the 2,174th most popular biography from France and the 88th most popular French Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Rudolf Schmundt ranks 786 out of 1,466Before him are Joseph Stilwell, John Alcock, Yakov Pavlov, Alexander Marinesko, Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, and Hans von Obstfelder. After him are Edward Vernon, Max Simon, Meliton Kantaria, Henry H. Arnold, Chabrias, and Jack Churchill.

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Among people born in 1896, Rudolf Schmundt ranks 94Before him are Pierre Jeanneret, Richard Thorpe, Prince Roman Petrovich of Russia, Ira Gershwin, Jorge Alessandri, and Mir Jafar Baghirov. After him are Salim Ali, Léonide Massine, Charlie Rivel, Anandamayi Ma, Józef Czapski, and Carl Zuckmayer. Among people deceased in 1944, Rudolf Schmundt ranks 111Before him are Hans Krása, Pavel Haas, Petr Ginz, Heinz Brandt, Lina Cavalieri, and Israel Joshua Singer. After him are J. Walter Christie, Chaim Rumkowski, Charles Diehl, Takeo Takagi, Riccardo Zandonai, and Bernardino Machado.

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Among people born in France, Rudolf Schmundt ranks 2,174 out of 5,234Before him are Jules Perrot (1810), Guillaume Cale (1350), Nicole-Reine Lepaute (1723), Jean Dieudonné (1906), Champfleury (1821), and Déodat Gratet de Dolomieu (1750). After him are Roger Peyrefitte (1907), Jehan Alain (1911), Charles Frédéric Gerhardt (1816), Charles de Brosses (1709), Eugène Fromentin (1820), and Albert Sarraut (1872).


Among military personnels born in France, Rudolf Schmundt ranks 88Before him are William Iron Arm (1010), Hubert Lyautey (1854), Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle (1775), François Étienne de Kellermann (1770), Aimable Pélissier (1794), and Henri Gouraud (1867). After him are Marie-Pierre Kœnig (1898), Pierre Dupont de l'Étang (1765), Tarrare (1772), Abraham Duquesne (1610), Hans von Salmuth (1888), and Jean-Baptiste Drouet, Comte d'Erlon (1765).