Hermann von Stein (1854–1927)

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This article covers General of the Artillery Hermann von Stein, Prussian Minister of War during World War I.
For the Bavarian General of the Artillery, see Hermann Freiherr von Stein (1859-1928) at German Wikipedia.
Hermann von Stein
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Hermann von Stein during WWI
Born 13 September 1854
Wedderstedt, Kingdom of Prussia
Died 26 May 1927(1927-05-26) (aged 72)
Kloster Lehnin, Germany
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1873–1918
Rank General of the Artillery
Commands held
Battles/wars World War I
Awards Pour le Mérite

Hermann Christlieb Matthäus Stein, from 1913 von Stein (13 September 1854, in Wedderstedt – 26 May 1927, in Kloster Lehnin) was a Prussian officer, General of the Artillery and Minister of War during World War I. He was a recipient of Pour le Mérite.

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References[edit]

  • Gothaisches Genealogisches Taschenbuch, Teil B 1941, Seite 480, Verlag Justus Perthes, Gotha 1941
  • Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels, Adelslexikon Band XIV, Seite 54, Band 131 der Gesamtreihe, C. A. Starke Verlag, Limburg (Lahn) 2003
  • Der Völkerkrieg, Band 2, Seite 106, Casimir Hermann Baer (Herausgeber), Stuttgart 1914