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Schmidt von Knobelsdorf, Konstantin
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Schmidt von Knobelsdorf, Konstantin

(December 13, 1860, Frankfurt an der Oder – September 1, 1936, Frankfurt an der Oder), German general. Schmidt joined the army in 1878. After attending the Staff College he held various posts in the General Staff and in the army, including chief of staff of the Xth Army Corps (1904–1908) and commander of the 4th Infantry Guards Regiment (1908–1911). In 1911 Schmidt was promoted to major-general, and a year later appointed chief quartermaster. At the outbreak of wa…

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Pöhlmann, Markus, “Schmidt von Knobelsdorf, Konstantin”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 01 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2015

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