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. He attended the War Academy between 1875 and 1878 and joined the General Staff in 1880.
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. His modification of the German attack plan in the west and his inability to retain control of his rapidly advancing armies significantly contributed to the halt of the German offensive on the Marne in September 1914 and the frustration of German efforts for a rapid, decisive victory.
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, Helmuth Johannes Ludwig von (the Younger) German general. Born 23 May 1848 in Gersdorf, Germany. 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.
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.
France sued for peace in February and accepted Bismarck’s terms in May 1871. Moltke, whose military machine had been far more efficient than France’s, was created Graf (count) in October 1870, after Sedan, and appointed field marshal in June 1871, after the peace treaty. Last years. Moltke was chief of the General Staff for 17 more years from 1871.
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.
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