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19 September 1896|
|Died||8 April 1985
|Allegiance|| German Empire (to 1918)
Weimar Republic (to 1920)
|Years of service||1915–1920
|Commands held||91. Luftlande-Infanterie-Division
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves|
Eugen König (19 September 1896 – 8 April 1985) was a Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II, and one of only 882 recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Eugen König was captured by British forces twice during his lifetime, the first time was in September 1918 and the second was in April 1945.
Awards and decorations 
- Iron Cross (1914)
- 2nd Class (30 November 1916)
- 1st Class (9 July 1920)
- Cross of Honor
- Wound Badge (1914)
- in Black
- Iron Cross (1939)
- 2nd Class (19 June 1940)
- 1st Class (9 September 1940)
- Eastern Front Medal
- Infantry Assault Badge
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 218.
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 64.
- Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
- Scherzer, Veit (2007). Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.
Generalmajor Bernhard Klosterkemper
|Commander of 91. Luftlande-Infanterie-Division
10 June 1944 - 10 August 1944
Renamed 344. Infanterie-Division
Oberst Georg Koßmala
|Commander of 272. Volksgrenadier-Division
13 December 1944 - 14 April 1945