|Born||7 August 1894
|Died||28 January 1955
Woikowo Prisoner-of-war camp near Moscow
|Allegiance|| German Empire (to 1918)
Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany (to 1945)
|Years of service||1913 - 1945|
|Rank||General der Infanterie|
|Commands held||34. Infanterie-Division
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves|
Friedrich Hochbaum (7 August 1894 – 28 January 1955) was a highly decorated General der Infanterie in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient 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. Friedrich Hochbaum was captured by Soviet troops in May 1945 and died in captivity on 28 January 1955.
 Awards and decorations
- Iron Cross (1914)
- 2nd Class (10 October 1914)
- 1st Class (5 August 1915)
- Wound Badge (1914)
- in Black
- Cross of Honor
- Iron Cross (1939)
- 2nd Class (3 July 1941)
- 1st Class (21 August 1941)
- Eastern Front Medal
- Infantry Assault Badge
- German Cross in Gold (25 April 1942)
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
- Mentioned twice in the Wehrmachtbericht (14 February 1944 and 12 March 1944)
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 189.
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 71.
- 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.
Generalleutnant Theodor Scherer
|Commander of 34. Infanterie-Division
2 November 1942 – 31 May 1944
Generalleutnant Theobald Lieb
General der Gebirgstruppe Karl Eglseer
|Commander of XVIII. Gebirgs-Armeekorps
24 June 1944 – 9 May 1945