Werner von Blomberg

1878 - 1946

Werner von Blomberg

Werner Eduard Fritz von Blomberg (2 September 1878 – 13 March 1946) was a German General Staff officer, who, after serving at the Western Front during World War I, was appointed chief of the Troop Office during the Weimar Republic and Minister of War and Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces of Nazi Germany and the first general to be promoted to Generalfeldmarschall in 1936. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Werner von Blomberg has received more than 516,588 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 122nd most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Werner von Blomberg ranks 122 out of 1,194Before him are Ludwig Beck, Antipater, Miloš Obilić, George Armstrong Custer, Nestor Makhno, and André Masséna. After him are Yi Sun-sin, Heinrich Müller, Louis, Grand Condé, Abu Muslim, Robert E. Lee, and José de San Martín.

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Among people born in 1878, Werner von Blomberg ranks 9Before him are Reza Shah, Martin Buber, John B. Watson, Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia, Pancho Villa, and Gustav Stresemann. After him are André Citroën, Robert Walser, Lucien Febvre, Pyotr Wrangel, Alfred Döblin, and Ferenc Molnár. Among people deceased in 1946, Werner von Blomberg ranks 19Before him are Mikhail Kalinin, Wilhelm Frick, Alexander Alekhine, Julius Streicher, Gerhart Hauptmann, and Gertrude Stein. After him are Fritz Sauckel, Karl Haushofer, Manuel de Falla, Ananda Mahidol, Draža Mihailović, and Ferenc Szálasi.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Werner von Blomberg ranks 67 out of 930Before him are Gerhart Hauptmann (1862), Sigismund I the Old (1467), Paul Ehrlich (1854), Albert A. Michelson (1852), Faustina Kowalska (1905), and Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906). After him are Norbert Elias (1897), Ladislaus I of Hungary (1046), John II Casimir Vasa (1609), Zbigniew Brzezinski (1928), Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen (1895), and Casimir IV Jagiellon (1427).


Among military personnels born in Poland, Werner von Blomberg ranks 8Before him are Erich Ludendorff (1865), Fedor von Bock (1880), Manfred von Richthofen (1892), Günther von Kluge (1882), Hans-Ulrich Rudel (1916), and Konstantin Rokossovsky (1896). After him are Erich von Falkenhayn (1861), Anton Denikin (1872), Kurt Student (1890), Erwin von Witzleben (1881), Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski (1899), and Otto Liman von Sanders (1855).

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