Hugo von Bosch

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Hugo Ritter[1] von Bosch (January 2, 1782 – August 7, 1865) was a Bavarian Lieutenant General and Acting War Minister for two times under Maximilian II of Bavaria.

Biography[edit]

Von Bosch was born in Schillingsfürst. He served as an officer in the County of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst after 1795, before he was acquired by the Bavarian army in the rank of an Oberleutnant. He became Hauptmann in 1810, Major in 1824, Oberstleutnant in 1834 and Oberst in 1839, before he was advanced to Major General and Brigadier in 1844. In the years from 1849 to 1851 he was commander of the Federal Fort of Ulm, the so-called Bundesfestung. In 1852 he became Lieutenant General, and in 1861 president of the General Auditorium. He was acting as war minister from December 11, 1861 to January 20, 1862 and the second time from July 11, to July 26, 1863. He died in Munich[2]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ Regarding personal names: Ritter is a title, translated approximately as Knight, not a first or middle name. There is no equivalent female form.
  2. ^ Bosch, Hugo Ritter von, House of the Bavarian history (HdBG).
Government offices
Preceded by
Moritz Ritter von Spies
Ministers of War (Bavaria)
1861 – 1862 (acting)
Succeeded by
Bernhard von Heß
Preceded by
Karl Friedrich von Liel
Ministers of War (Bavaria)
1863 (acting)
Succeeded by
Bernhard von Heß
(acting)