Helmuth von Moltke was born in Biendorf, Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and was named after his uncle, Helmuth Karl Bernhard von Moltke, future Generalfeldmarschall (Field Marshal) and hero of the Unification of Germany. During the Franco-Prussian War, Moltke served with the 7th Grenadier Regiment and was cited for bravery.
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.
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). Moltke’s father, a man of unstable character, belonged to the nobility ...
Died 18 June 1916 in Berlin, Germany. Colonel General Helmuth von Moltke (the Younger), the Chief of the General Staff of the army in Berlin from 1906 to 1914 and the Chief of the General Staff of the Field Army at the outbreak of the First World War, was one of the top generals of the German Empire. His plan to defeat the French army in a ...
Moltke was selected as chief of the Prussian General Staff in 1857 and confirmed in that office in September 1858. Thus began the era of the great triumvirate—Otto von Bismarck (chancellor), Moltke, and Albrecht von Roon (1803–79; minister of war from 1859)—that within 13 years was to change the map of Europe. Moltke entered upon his new official duties at a time when a technical ...
Helmuth Johann Ludwig von Moltke ( German pronunciation: [ˈhɛlmuːt fɔn ˈmɔltkə]; 23 May 1848, Biendorf – 18 June 1916), also known as Moltke the Younger, was a nephew of Field Marshal Count Moltke and served as the Chief of the German General Staff from 1906 to 1914. The two are often differentiated as Moltke the Elder and Moltke the Younger.
Helmuth Johann Ludwig von Moltke (1848-1916) was a leading general in the army of Imperial Germany, often referred to as Moltke the Younger to distinguish him from his also-famous uncle, Field Marshal Helmuth Karl Bernhard von Moltke ("Moltke the Elder"), who played a vital role in the unification of Germany in the 1860s and '70s.
Helmuth James Graf  von Moltke (11 March 1907 – 23 January 1945) was a German jurist who, as a draftee in the German Abwehr, acted to subvert German human-rights abuses of people in territories occupied by Germany during World War II.
Helmuth Johannes Ludwig Graf von Moltke (25 May 1848 – 18 June 1916), also known as Moltke the Younger, was a German general who served as the Chief of the German General Staff from 1906 to 1914. He was a nephew of Field Marshal Helmuth Karl Bernhard von Moltke who is commonly called "Moltke the Elder" to differentiate the two. Quotes
Helmuth von Moltke Birth 25 May 1848 Biendorf, Landkreis Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Death 18 Jun 1916 (aged 68) Berlin, Germany Burial Invalidenfriedhof Berlin-Mitte, Mitte, Berlin, Germany Show Map Memorial ID 8702439 · View Source Suggest Edits Memorial Photos Flowers Memorials Region Europe Germany Berlin Mitte Berlin-Mitte