Walter Weiß

1890 - 1967

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General Walter-Otto Weiß, also spelt Weiss (5 September 1890 – 21 December 1967), was a German general during World War II. In 1945 he became commander in chief of Army Group North on the Eastern Front. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Weiß has received more than 47,650 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Walter Weiß is the 660th most popular military personnel (up from 694th in 2019), the 568th most popular biography from Russia (up from 624th in 2019) and the 50th most popular Russian Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Walter Weiß ranks 660 out of 1,466. Before him are Sosthenes of Macedon, Charlie Wilson, Hyacinth Graf Strachwitz, Yoshijirō Umezu, Hermann-Bernhard Ramcke, and Jawhar. After him are Ilmari Juutilainen, Ivan Chernyakhovsky, Stanisław Sosabowski, Louis-Joseph de Montcalm, Won Gyun, and Georg Lindemann.

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Among people born in 1890, Walter Weiß ranks 70Before him are Géza Lakatos, Jacobus Oud, Konstantin Melnikov, Bechara El Khoury, Jelly Roll Morton, and Duke Kahanamoku. After him are Béla Miklós, Edwin Howard Armstrong, Bacha Khan, Sarah Aaronsohn, Seiichi Itō, and Alois Eliáš. Among people deceased in 1967, Walter Weiß ranks 72Before him are Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Géza Lakatos, Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden, Oskar Fischinger, George Kelly, and Eddie Eagan. After him are Stanisław Sosabowski, Walter A. Shewhart, Abdel Hakim Amer, Langston Hughes, Joseph Boxhall, and Dorothy Parker.

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Among people born in Russia, Walter Weiß ranks 568 out of 2,688. Before him are Maria Miloslavskaya (1624), Vladislav Volkov (1935), Hans Pfitzner (1869), Helena of Moscow (1476), Alexander Sokurov (1951), and Lilya Brik (1891). After him are Praskovia Saltykova (1664), Yuri II of Vladimir (1188), Alexander Fadeyev (1901), Veruschka von Lehndorff (1939), Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia (1850), and Lauri Kristian Relander (1883).


Among military personnels born in Russia, Walter Weiß ranks 50Before him are Dmitry Pozharsky (1577), Dietrich von Saucken (1892), Sergey Akhromeyev (1923), Nikolay Gumilyov (1886), Filipp Golikov (1900), and Sergey Biryuzov (1904). After him are Vasily Petrov (1917), Mikhail Skobelev (1843), Nikolai Ogarkov (1917), Yekaterina Budanova (1916), Boris Sheremetev (1652), and Markian Popov (1902).