Anton Ludwig Friedrich August von Mackensen (born Mackensen; 6 December 1849 – 8 November 1945), ennobled as "von Mackensen" in 1899, was a German field marshal.  He commanded successfully during World War I of 1914–1918 and became one of the German Empire 's most prominent and competent military leaders.
August von Mackensen, (born Dec. 6, 1849, Haus Leipnitz, Saxony [Germany]—died Nov. 8, 1945, Celle, Ger.), German field marshal and one of the most successful commanders in World War I.
Anton Ludwig Friedrich August Mackensen, ab 1899 von Mackensen (* 6. Dezember 1849 in Leipnitz; † 8. November 1945 in Burghorn ), war ein preußischer Generalfeldmarschall. Aus bürgerlichen Verhältnissen stammend, stieg er als Offizier bis zum Adjutanten des Kaisers Wilhelm II. auf und wurde von diesem 1899 geadelt.
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August von Mackensen was a German military leader who is remembered for his valiant contribution during World War I. He began his military career with the Franco-Prussian War. Some of his major battles of World War I were his campaigns against Russia on the Eastern Front, against Serbia, and against Romania. Emperor Wilhelm II patronized Mackensen.
Anton Ludwig August von Mackensen (6 December 1849 – 8 November 1945), born August Mackensen, was a German soldier and field marshal.  He commanded with success during the First World War and became one of the German Empire 's most prominent military leaders. After the Armistice, Mackensen was interned for a year.
August von Mackensen was born on December 6, 1849 in Haus Leipnitz, Province of Saxony, Kingdom of Prussia [now Saxony, Germany] as Anton Ludwig August Mackensen. He was a writer, known for Totenkopfreiter (1917), Hearst-Selig News Pictorial, No. 28 (1915) and Animated Weekly, No. 42 (1916). He died on November 8, 1945 in Habighorst [now Lower ...
August von Mackensen was born on December 6, 1849 in Haus Leipnitz, Province of Saxony, Kingdom of Prussia [now Saxony, Germany]. He was a writer, known for Totenkopfreiter (1917), Hearst-Selig News Pictorial, No. 28 (1915) and Hearst-International News Pictorial, No. 87 (1916).
Anton Ludwig August von Mackensen (Born 6 December 1849), born August Mackensen, is a German field marshal and current Generalfeldmarschall of the Deutsches Heer. He commanded with extreme success during the Weltkrieg and became one of the German Empire 's most prominent and competent military leaders.
Tweet. August von Mackensen was one of the most capable German generals of the First World War, commanding at the breakthrough battle of Gorlice-Tarnow, one of the most decisive battles of the war, as well as during the invasions of Serbia and Romania. He was born in 1849 in Schmiedeberg in Saxony, the son of an estate manager.