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Naval Cabinet ( Marinekabinett )
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Naval Cabinet ( Marinekabinett )

The German Naval Cabinet was founded on April 1, 1889, as a joint military-civilian bureau to handle the human resources tasks of the naval officer corps.

The new cabinet was placed under the initial leadership of Naval Captain Freiherr Gustav von Senden-Bibran. Candidates for the top command levels of the German navy were chosen in full accordance with the recommendations of the chief of the Naval Cabinet, who enjoyed direct access to the Kaiser. Accordingly the cabinet chief bore the respons…

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Herwig, Holger H., “Naval Cabinet ( Marinekabinett )”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 29 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2015

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