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Schulenburg, Friedrich von der
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Schulenburg, Friedrich von der

(November 21, 1865, Bobitz – May 20, 1939, St. Blasien), German general. After completing his secondary education Schulenburg took a law degree at Heidelberg and then began a military career. In 1888 he became an officer in the Gardes du Corps Regiment in Potsdam, and in 1988 was transferred to the General Staff. There followed an assignment as German military attaché in London (1902–1906). In 1913 he was promoted and became commander of the Gardes du Corps Regiment. H…

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Beckers, Thomas, “Schulenburg, Friedrich von der”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 21 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2015

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