Bruno von Mudra

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Bruno von Mudra
Bruno von Mudra.jpg
Bruno von Mudra during World War I
Born1 April 1851
Bad Muskau, Kingdom of Prussia
Died21 November 1931(1931-11-21) (aged 80)
Zippendorf, Germany
Allegiance Prussia
 German Empire
Service/branchFlag of the German Empire.svg Imperial German Army
Years of service1870–1919
RankGeneral of Infantry
Commands held
Battles/warsFranco-Prussian War
World War I
AwardsPour le Mérite with Oak Leaves

Karl Bruno Julius Mudra, from 1913 von Mudra (1 April 1851 in Bad Muskau – 21 November 1931 in Zippendorf) was a Prussian officer, and later General of Infantry during World War I. He was a recipient of Pour le Mérite with Oak Leaves. Mudra married on 12 October 1886 in Rheydt Paula Schött (* 26 June 1860 in Rheydt – † 22 November 1937 in Schwerin), daughter of Hermann Schött (owner of a big print shop) and Sofie Wilhelmine Jansen. They had two children:

  • Herbert Emil Bruno (1887–1945), Colonel
  • Edith (1892–1942).

Honours[edit]

Military offices
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Maximilian von Prittwitz
Commander, XVI Corps
1 March 1913 – 28 October 1916
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Adolf Wild von Hohenborn
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Max von Fabeck
Commander, 8th Army
22 October 1916 – 2 January 1917
Succeeded by
General der Artillerie Friedrich von Scholtz
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Karl d'Elsa
Commander, Armee-Abteilung A
4 January 1917 – 9 June 1918
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Johannes von Eben
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Fritz von Below
Commander, 1st Army
9 June – 12 October, 1918
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Otto von Below
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Otto von Below
Commander, 17th Army
12 October – 1 December, 1918[1]
Succeeded by
Dissolved

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Prussian Machine". Retrieved 25 October 2012.
  • Hanns Möller: Geschichte der Ritter des Ordens pour le mérite im Weltkrieg, Band II: M–Z, Verlag Bernard & Graefe, Berlin 1935

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