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Haus, Anton Freiherr von
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Haus, Anton Freiherr von

(June 13, 1851, Tolmin – February 8, 1917, Pola [Pula]), Austro-Hungarian grand admiral. Haus entered the Austro-Hungarian Navy in 1869, and in 1901, as commander of the cruiser Maria Theresia, took part in the suppression of the Boxer Rebellion. Between 1902 and 1905 he served as chairman of the presiding council in the Naval Section of the War Ministry. He became rear admiral in 1905, commander of the Second Division in 1906, and in 1907 was a delegate at the second peace conference in The Hague. He b…

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Herwig, Holger H., “Haus, Anton Freiherr von”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 21 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2015

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