Wilhelm von Tegetthoff

1827 - 1871

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Wilhelm von Tegetthoff (23 December 1827 – 7 April 1871) was an Austrian admiral. He commanded the fleet of the North Sea during the Second Schleswig War of 1864, and the Austro-Prussian War of 1866. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilhelm von Tegetthoff has received more than 133,473 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Wilhelm von Tegetthoff is the 476th most popular military personnel (up from 479th in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from Slovenia (up from 296th in 2019) and the most popular Military Personnel.

Wilhelm von Tegetthoff was a German admiral of the Austro-Hungarian Navy who is most famous for his victory over the Italian Navy at the Battle of Lissa in 1866.

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Among military personnels, Wilhelm von Tegetthoff ranks 476 out of 1,468Before him are Ernst von Mansfeld, Guillaume Brune, Rüdiger von der Goltz, Shunroku Hata, Nogi Maresuke, and Vjekoslav Luburić. After him are Tamara Bunke, Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno, Conon, Lauri Törni, Harpagus, and Jean-Charles Pichegru.

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Among people born in 1827, Wilhelm von Tegetthoff ranks 17Before him are Jyotirao Phule, John Hanning Speke, Mangal Pandey, William Holman Hunt, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, and Charles De Coster. After him are Mihály Zichy, George Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon, Oswald Achenbach, Konstantin Pobedonostsev, Prince Gustaf, Duke of Uppland, and Henry Gray. Among people deceased in 1871, Wilhelm von Tegetthoff ranks 11Before him are Daniel Auber, Michael Thonet, Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Louise of the Netherlands, Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin, and Omar Pasha. After him are Sigismond Thalberg, Anna Atkins, Alexander Afanasyev, Wilhelm Weitling, Charles Paul de Kock, and Filippo Taglioni.

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Among people born in Slovenia, Wilhelm von Tegetthoff ranks 18 out of 295Before him are Borut Pahor (1963), Edvard Kardelj (1910), Carlos, Duke of Madrid (1848), Franz Miklosich (1813), Ivan Cankar (1876), and Melania Trump (1970). After him are Jernej Kopitar (1780), Janez Drnovšek (1950), Jacobus Gallus (1550), Primož Trubar (1508), Aleksander Čeferin (1967), and Thomas Luckmann (1927).


Among military personnels born in Slovenia, Wilhelm von Tegetthoff ranks 1After him are Leon Rupnik (1880), Anton Haus (1851), and Rudolf Maister (1874).