Hugo von Bosch

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

Biography[edit]

Bosch was born in Schillingsfürst. He served as an officer in the County of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst after 1795, before he was commissioned into the Bavarian army in the rank of Oberleutnant He was promoted to 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 Fortress of the German Confederation at Ulm, the so-called Bundesfestung. In 1852 he was promoted Lieutenant General and in 1861 was appointed as president of the General Auditorium. He was acting as war minister from December 11, 1861, to January 20, 1862, and a 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 Sir (denoting a 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)