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  2. Helmuth von Moltke the Elder - Wikipedia

    Helmuth Karl Bernhard Graf von Moltke ( German: [ˈhɛlmuːt fɔn ˈmɔltkə]; 26 October 1800 – 24 April 1891) was a Prussian field marshal. [1] The chief of staff of the Prussian Army for thirty years, he is regarded as the creator of a new, more modern method of directing armies in the field and one of the finest military minds of his generation.

  3. Helmuth von Moltke | German military commander [1848–1916]

    Born: May 25, 1848 Germany Died: June 18, 1916 (aged 68) Berlin Germany Role In: First Battle of the Marne Schlieffen Plan Siege of Antwerp Western Front World War I Helmuth von Moltke, (born May 25, 1848, Gersdorff, Mecklenburg [Germany]—died June 18, 1916, Berlin), chief of the German General Staff at the outbreak of World War I.

  4. Helmuth von Moltke | German general [1800–1891] | Britannica

    Helmuth von Moltke, in full Helmuth Karl Bernhard, Count (graf) von Moltke, (born October 26, 1800, Parchim, Mecklenburg [Germany]—died April 24, 1891, Berlin, Germany), chief of the Prussian and German General Staff (1858–88) and the architect of the victories over Denmark (1864), Austria (1866), and France (1871). Early career


    Helmuth von Moltke the Elder Simple, Goal, Way 81 Copy quote Strategy is a system of makeshifts. Is is more than a science. It is bringing knowledge to bear on practical life, the further elaboration of an original guiding idea under constantly changing circumstances.

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  6. Helmuth Von Moltke The Elder Biography - Facts, Childhood ...

    Helmuth von Moltke the Elder was a Prussian field marshal who served as the chief of staff of the Prussian Army for 30 years. He is best known for devising modern ways of directing the armies on the field. He was born and raised into an aristocratic German family. He moved to Holstein with his family when he was 5.

  7. Helmuth von Moltke the Elder - Wikiquote

    Field Marshal Helmuth Karl Bernhard Graf von Moltke ( 26 October 1800 – 24 April 1891) was Chief of Staff of the Prussian General Staff from 1857 to 1871 and then of the Great General Staff (GGS) from 1871 to 1888. He was an architect of Germany's Wars of Unification (1864–71).

  8. The curious case of the European aristocracy in banking

    Deutsche Bank’s CFO, James von Moltke, is a good example – he’s related to both Helmuth von Moltke (commonly known as Moltke the Elder) and the other Helmuth von Moltke (as you might have guessed, the Younger). Both ancestors, the Elder especially, were leading military men in the German state and aristocracy.

  9. Helmuth von Moltke - Franco-Prussian War Field Marshal

    Born October 26, 1800, in Parchim, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Helmuth von Moltke was the son of an aristocratic German family. Moving to Holstein at age five, Moltke's family became impoverished during the War of the Fourth Coalition (1806-1807) when their properties were burned and plundered by French troops.

  10. On the Nature of War by Helmut Moltke (the Elder)

    Moltke was born in Mecklenburg, served the King of Denmark and the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire before returning to Prussia in 1839. From 1858 until his resignation in 1888, he served as Chief of the General Staff from which position he planned the successful wars of unification against Denmark, Austria, and France.