Hans-Ulrich Rudel Rank
About Hans-Ulrich Rudel
Hans-Ulrich Rudel had his pilot training in 1941 and was assigned to the Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 during the Second World War. He was part of the team that attacked Marat, a Soviet battleship later that year. In 1944, he was elevated to the Oberstleutnant position and was made the head of the SG 2.
Throughout his service, the German pilot recorded more than 50 aerial victories through which he destroyed over 800 vehicles including 70 landing craft, and 519 tanks. He also flew 2,400 combat missions.
After surrendering to the U.S. in 1941, he fled to Argentina. He came back to his native country and contested in the West German election in 1953, but was unsuccessful. He later migrated to Paraguay.
His dad, Johannes Rudel, was a Lutheran minister. He had two other siblings. He had two children from his first marriage to a lady called Ursula. He later married Ursula Daemisch with whom he had a child called Christoph.
He became the most decorated army officer in Germany after the War. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Golden Oak Leaves, Swords, and Diamonds. His other decorations included Wehrmacht Long Service Award, and Honor Goblet of the Luftwaffe.
While in Paraguay, he represented many German companies in the country.
Hans-Ulrich Rudel Rank
F.A.Q. about Hans-Ulrich Rudel
When is his birthday?
Hans-Ulrich Rudel's birthday is on July 2, 1916.
In how many days is his birthday?
Hans-Ulrich's birthday is in 164 days
How old was Hans-Ulrich when he died?
He was 66 years old.
When did he die?
He died in December 18, 1982.
How old would he be today?
Hans-Ulrich Rudel would be 105 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Hans-Ulrich from?
He was born in Konradswaldau, Germany.
Hans-Ulrich Rudel's Popularity
Hans-Ulrich Rudel was a famous German pilot, who was born on July 2, 1916. As a person born on this date, Hans-Ulrich Rudel is listed in our database as the 59th most popular celebrity for the day (July 2) and the 24th most popular for the year (1916).
People born on July 2 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Hans-Ulrich Rudel is the 1734th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Hans-Ulrich Rudel's birthday, Hans-Ulrich Rudel is the 186th most famous German.
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