Falkenhausen, Ludwig Alexander Baron von
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Falkenhausen, Ludwig Alexander Baron von

(September 13, 1844, Guben – May 4, 1936, Görlitz), German general. Falkenhausen had been a soldier since 1862, and had taken part in the wars of 1866 and 1870/1871. As commanding general of the XIIIth Army Corps, he had been placed on the inactive list in 1902. Recalled to active service at his own request in 1914, onSeptember 15 he took over command of the Falkenhausen Division (from April 1916 Army Division A) that, after the end of the border engagements b…

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Afflerbach, Holger, “Falkenhausen, Ludwig Alexander Baron von”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 18 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_beww1_en_0189>
First published online: 2015



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