Christian Hansen (general)

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Christian Hansen
Bundesarchiv Bild 146-1971-035-88, Christian Hansen.jpg
Born (1885-04-10)10 April 1885
Died 7 August 1972(1972-08-07) (aged 87)
Allegiance
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank General of the Artillery
Commands held
Battles/wars
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Christian Hansen (10 April 1885 – 7 August 1972) was a German general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded the 16th Army. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Hansen retired from the Wehrmacht on 31 December 1944 on medical grounds. He died in 1972.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 177.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [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. 
Military offices
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Wilhelm Ulex
Commander of X. Armeekorps
15 October 1939 – 30 April 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Otto von Knobelsdorff
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Otto von Knobelsdorff
Commander of X. Armeekorps
1 June 1942 – 12 October 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Otto Sponheimer
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Otto Sponheimer
Commander of X. Armeekorps
1 August 1943 – 4 November 1943
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Thomas-Emil von Wickede
Preceded by
Generalfeldmarschall Ernst Busch
Commander of 16. Armee
11 October 1943 – 1 July 1944
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Paul Laux