Wilhelm Schepmann

1894 - 1970

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Wilhelm Schepmann (17 June 1894 – 26 July 1970) was an SA general in Nazi Germany and the last Stabschef (Chief of Staff) of the original Nazi paramilitary branch, the SA. Schepmann was an Obergruppenführer in the Nazi Party para-military branch known as the Sturmabteilung (SA) when he was appointed by Adolf Hitler to succeed Viktor Lutze as Stabschef (SA) in 1943. Lutze had died in May that year, after a serious car accident. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilhelm Schepmann has received more than 141,104 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Wilhelm Schepmann is the 699th most popular military personnel (down from 646th in 2019), the 1,720th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,577th in 2019) and the 132nd most popular German Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Wilhelm Schepmann ranks 699 out of 2,058Before him are Alexander Pokryshkin, Archduke Joseph Karl of Austria, William Halsey Jr., Abner Doubleday, Ludwig von Benedek, and Sergey Gorshkov. After him are Gordon Gollob, Bardas Skleros, Xu Da, Jean-Baptiste Bessières, Takeo Kurita, and Friedrich Wilhelm Freiherr von Bülow.

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Among people born in 1894, Wilhelm Schepmann ranks 67Before him are Hans Kramers, Wäinö Aaltonen, Thorleif Haug, Hans Langsdorff, Francisco Craveiro Lopes, and Frank Borzage. After him are King Vidor, Mei Lanfang, Georges Gurvitch, T. V. Soong, E. E. Cummings, and Fritz Freitag. Among people deceased in 1970, Wilhelm Schepmann ranks 69Before him are Mikhail Mil, Agustín Muñoz Grandes, Tarjei Vesaas, Marie-Pierre Kœnig, Jan Syrový, and Zeki Velidi Togan. After him are Roman Ingarden, Reizo Fukuhara, Leonarda Cianciulli, Bjarni Benediktsson, Princess Victoria Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein, and Kiyoo Kanda.

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Among people born in Germany, Wilhelm Schepmann ranks 1,720 out of 7,253Before him are Berthold (1180), Friedrich Wilhelm von Seydlitz (1721), William I, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg (1487), Egon Bahr (1922), Charles the Child (847), and Otto Abetz (1903). After him are Princess Philippine Charlotte of Prussia (1716), Hans Werner Henze (1926), Günther Quandt (1881), Elisabeth of Swabia (1205), Frederick III, Landgrave of Thuringia (1332), and Sebastian Haffner (1907).


Among military personnels born in Germany, Wilhelm Schepmann ranks 132Before him are Karl-Adolf Hollidt (1891), Heinz Hitler (1920), August Hirt (1898), Duke Ferdinand of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1721), Hans Langsdorff (1894), and Carl Gustav Rehnskiöld (1651). After him are Friedrich Wilhelm Freiherr von Bülow (1755), Leo Geyr von Schweppenburg (1886), Herbert Kappler (1907), Oswald Boelcke (1891), Albert Leo Schlageter (1894), and Friedrich Hossbach (1894).