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Conrad von Hötzendorf, Franz
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Conrad von Hötzendorf, Franz

(November 11, 1852, Penzing near Vienna – August 25, 1925, Bad Mergentheim), Austro-Hungarian Field Marshal. Conrad, who was made a baron in 1910 and a count in 1918, not only had a typical career in the General Staff which predestined him for a higher office in the future, his participation in the 1878–1879 campaigns in Bosnia and Herzegovina and 1882 in Dalmatia also provided him with direct battlefield experience. Service with various bureaus of the General Staff enha…

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Jerabék, Rudolf, “Conrad von Hötzendorf, Franz”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 20 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2015

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