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  2. Erich Ludendorff - HISTORY

    General Erich Ludendorff (1865-1937) was a top German military commander in the latter stages of World War I. Educated in the cadet corps, Ludendorff was named chief of staff to the Eighth Army...

  3. Erich Ludendorff | German general | Britannica

    Erich Ludendorff. Early life. Ludendorff was the son of an impoverished landowner and cavalry captain. His mother was a member of an aristocratic military family. Military career during World War I. Postwar political activities.

  4. Erich Ludendorff summary | Britannica

    Erich Ludendorff, (born April 9, 1865, Kruszewnia, near Poznań, Prussian Poland—died Dec. 20, 1937, Munich, Ger.), German general. In 1908 he joined the German army general staff and worked under Helmuth von Moltke in revising the Schlieffen Plan .

  5. Erich Ludendorff - Wikipedia

    Erich Friedrich Wilhelm Ludendorff (9 April 1865 – 20 December 1937) was a German general, politician and military theorist. He achieved fame during World War I for his central role in the German victories at Liège and Tannenberg in 1914.

  6. Erich Ludendorff | Holocaust Encyclopedia

    Erich Ludendorff 1 Ludendorff, along with Hindenburg, was responsible for the decisive defeat of Russian forces and for the creation of a... 2 Ludendorff was pivotal in the creation and diffusion of the fictitious “Stab-in-the-Back” myth, which blamed Jews,... 3 Ludendorff was an early supporter of ...

  7. ‘The Most Powerful Man in Germany’ – 10 Fascinating Facts About ...

    ‘The Most Powerful Man in Germany’ – 10 Fascinating Facts About Erich Ludendorff He was the son of an aristocrat. Born on April 9 1865 in Posen, Prussia (modern-day Poznan, Poland ), Erich’s family was... He helped bring the Schlieffen Plan to life. By 1904, Ludendorff, 39, found himself working on ...

  8. Top 10 Outstanding Facts about Erich Ludendorff

    Top 10 Outstanding Facts about Erich Ludendorff 1.He was the son of an aristocrat Born on April 9 th, 1865 near Posen in the province of Posen and the kingdom of... 2.He was quick in climbing the ranks General Paul von Hindenburg, Kaiser Wilhelm II, and Erich Ludendorff photo... 3.He was an ...

  9. Erich Ludendorff Biography - Facts, Childhood, Family Life &...

    Erich Ludendorff was a well-known German General who was in charge of Germany’s military policies as well as strategies during the latter years of the First World War. He became prominent after the German victories at Tannenberg and the Masurian Lakes.

  10. All you need to know about… Erich Ludendorff

    Once called ‘the most powerful man in Germany’, Erich Ludendorff was a prominent general in the German Army of the First World War. He was also a writer, military theorist, and ultra right-wing politician. He went to cadet school at an early age, and later attended the prestigious War Academy.

  11. Erich Ludendorff Facts -

    Ludendorff was born Erich Friedrich Wilhelm Ludendorff on April 9, 1865 in Posen, Prussia (now Poland) to August and Klara Ludendorff. He was a precocious youth who entered the Prussian Army as a junior officer at the age of twenty. Ludendorff was married twice. Interesting Erich Ludendorff Facts: