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 Nazi Stormtroopers. 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 99,477 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Wilhelm Schepmann is the 719th most popular military personnel (up from 771st in 2019), the 1,837th most popular biography from Germany and the 143rd most popular German Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Wilhelm Schepmann ranks 719 out of 1,466Before him are Seiichi Itō, Bernd Freytag von Loringhoven, Iona Yakir, Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma, Maurice Sarrail, and Marcantonio Colonna. After him are Heinrich Bär, Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr., Jarosław Dąbrowski, Rudolf Christoph Freiherr von Gersdorff, Yasuji Okamura, and P. G. T. Beauregard.

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Among people born in 1894, Wilhelm Schepmann ranks 77Before him are V. V. Giri, Georges Gurvitch, Albert Leo Schlageter, Friedrich Hossbach, Meher Baba, and Alexander Lippisch. After him are René Fonck, Mikhail Zoshchenko, Nedo Nadi, Ottavio Bottecchia, Mei Lanfang, and Américo Tomás. Among people deceased in 1970, Wilhelm Schepmann ranks 76Before him are James B. Donovan, Jan Syrový, Agustín Muñoz Grandes, Roman Ingarden, Princess Victoria Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein, and Piers Courage. After him are Michał Kalecki, Sheng Shicai, Vera Brittain, Polina Zhemchuzhina, Lucien Goldmann, and Bernd Alois Zimmermann.

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Among people born in Germany, Wilhelm Schepmann ranks 1,837 out of 5,289Before him are Alexander Lippisch (1894), Johann Georg Gmelin (1709), Walter Buch (1883), Ernst Busch (1900), Erdoğan Atalay (1966), and Margravine Hedwig Sophie of Brandenburg (1623). After him are Heinrich Bär (1913), Veit Harlan (1899), Friedrich Kasimir Medikus (1736), Eduard Wirths (1909), Tobias Mayer (1723), and Richard Z. Kruspe (1967).


Among military personnels born in Germany, Wilhelm Schepmann ranks 143Before him are Prince Josias of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1737), Erich Rudorffer (1917), Ludwig Crüwell (1892), Albert Leo Schlageter (1894), Friedrich Hossbach (1894), and Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma (1891). After him are Heinrich Bär (1913), Otto von Lossow (1868), Wilhelm Adam (1877), Karl Mauss (1898), Heinrich Eberbach (1895), and George Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven (1892).