Hermann von Spaun

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Hermann von Spaun
Admiral Hermann Freiherr von Spaun (Sport und Salon 1905).png
von Spaun
Born (1833-05-09)9 May 1833
Vienna, Austrian Empire (today Austria)
Died 28 May 1919(1919-05-28) (aged 86)
Gorizia (today Italy)
Allegiance Austria-Hungary
Rank Admiral
Commands held Chef der Marinesektion (Commander of Navy) (December 1897-October 1904)

Hermann Freiherr von Spaun (9 May 1833 – 28 May 1919) was an admiral in the Austro-Hungarian Navy. He was the Commanders-in-Chief of the Austro-Hungarian Navy from December 1897 to October 1904.

Background[edit]

Von Spaun was born in 1833 in Vienna the capital of the Austrian Empire as the son of Joseph von Spaun and Franziska Roner Edle von Ehrenwert. He married Emma Lobmeyr on 28 April 1893 in Trieste.

Honours[edit]

The cruiser SMS Admiral Spaun was named in his honour.

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