Wilhelm von Manz

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Wilhelm Ritter[1] von Manz (April 6, 1804 – January 5, 1867) was a Bavarian Lieutenant General and War Minister under Maximilian II of Bavaria from April 13, 1859 to June 12, 1861.

Biography[edit]

Von Manz was born in Dillingen. After holding several officer positions in the Bavarian army, he became war minister in 1855. Afterwards he served as commander in chief of the Munich garrison, where he died in 1867.[2] On June 15, 1846, he married Adelheid von Zedtwitz.[3]

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. ^ Manz, Wilhelm Ritter von, House of the Bavarian history (HdBG).
  3. ^ Wilhelm Ritter von Manz & Adelheid von Zedtwitz
Government offices
Preceded by
Ludwig von Lüder
Ministers of War (Bavaria)
1855–1859
Succeeded by
Ludwig von Lüder