Karl-Günther von Hase

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Karl-Günther von Hase
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German Ambassador to the United Kingdom
In office
1970–1977
Preceded by Herbert Blankenhorn
Succeeded by Hans Helmuth Ruete
Personal details
Born (1917-12-15) 15 December 1917 (age 96)
Gut Wangern, district of Breslau, Province of Silesia, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire
Nationality German Germany
Political party CDU
Relations Karl von Hase (great-grandfather)
Hans-Jürgen Stumpff (father in law)
Paul von Hase (uncle)
Dietrich Bonhoeffer (cousin)
Occupation Soldier, diplomat
Military service
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1936–1945
Rank Major im Generalstab
Unit 20th Panzer Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Karl-Günther von Hase (born 15 December 1917) is a former German soldier, diplomat and Secretary of State. He also served as Director General (Intendant) of the ZDF (English: "Second German Television"). He served as spokesman of the Press and Information Office of the Federal Government and as ambassador in London. Von Hase was born in Gut Wangern, district of Breslau in the Province of Silesia. Today it is Wrocław in Poland. He married Renate Stumpff, the daughter of Generaloberst Hans-Jürgen Stumpff, on 13 February 1945. The marriage produced five daughters.

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ According to Scherzer as Major im Generalstab (in the General Staff) and Ia (operations officer)/commander of the fortress Schneidemühl.[3]

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ Patzwall and Scherzer 2001, p. 167.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 215.
  3. ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 369.
  4. ^ "GZ:BKA-353.110/0073-I/4/2012" (PDF). www.parlament.gv.at (in German). p. 167. Retrieved 26 January 2014. 
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die 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 [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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