Born in Temesvár in 1854, his family was of Transylvanian Saxon descent. He was trained as a military engineer at the Military Technical Academy in Vienna. From 1872 he was [ … ]
Field Marshal, Chief of Staff of the Austro-Hungarian Empire during most of the Great War (1912-1917). He was born in Vienna in 1852. His father was a hussar colonel, and [ … ]
Peter Hofmann was born in Vienna in 1865. He graduated from the Theresianum military school in Wiener Neustadt in 1884. He was appointed staff officer in 1889 and sent to [ … ]
He was born in the Teschen branch of the House of Habsburg-Lothringen. Like most Habsburg boys, he was sent to military schools. He graduated as lieutenant in 1881. Soon in [ … ]
He was member of an old Graz family, who added several military officers to the Army and Fleet of the Monarchy. He was the commander of the 12th Infantry Regiment [ … ]
Svetozar Boroević was born in 1856 in Umetic, Croatia. In 1875, he was appointed lieutenant and was assigned to the Croatian home defence (domobran) armed forces. At that time the [ … ]
Emperor Karl and his wife Zita were very popular in Hungary. Hungarians did not forget the 1848/49 events. Neither did so Emperor Franz Joseph, who decorated his bedroom with the [ … ]
Commander of the 1st Népfelkelő Hussar Regiment 1915-1916.