List of German field marshals

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Prussian field marshal's baton

The following list of German field marshals denotes those who have held the German rank of Generalfeldmarschall.

Electorate and Kingdom of Saxony[edit]

Arnim-Boitzenburg, the first 'German' field marshal
  1. 21 June 1631 – Hans Georg von Arnim-Boitzenburg (1583–1641)
  2. 24 November 1632 – Duke Franz Albrecht of Saxony-Lauenburg (1598–1642)
  3. 19 October 1638 – Rudolf Graf von Marzin (also Marazin)
  4. 1 January 1666 – Ernst Albrecht Freiherr von Eberstein (1605–1676)
  5. 28 August 1681 – Joachim Rüdiger Freiherr von der Goltz (1620–1688)
  6. 8 September 1688 – Heino Heinrich Graf von Flemming (1632–1706)
  7. 9 April 1691 – Hans Adam von Schöning (1641–1696)
  8. 10 May 1693 – Jeremias von Chauvet († 1696)
  9. 30 September 1697 – Prince Heinrich VI of Reuss-Plauen (1649–1697)
  10. 27 August 1699 – Adam Heinrich Graf von Steinau († 1712)
  11. 3 December 1706 – Georg Benedikt Freiherr von Ogilvy (1651–1710)
  12. 22 February 1712 – Jakob Heinrich Graf von Flemming
  13. 17 April 1730 – Christoph August Graf von Wackerbarth (1662–1734)
  14. 26 November 1735 – Johann Adolf II, Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels (1685–1746)
  15. 11 January 1749 – Friedrich August Graf Rutowski (1702–1764)
  16. 27 July 1763 – Johann Georg, Chevalier de Saxe (1704–1774)
  17. 6 January 1775 – Prince Friedrich of Anhalt-Dessau (1705–1781)
  18. 11 July 1871 – Crown Prince Albert (later King) of Saxony (1828–1902)
  19. 15 June 1888 – Crown Prince Georg (later King) of Saxony (1832–1904)

Electorate of Brandenburg and Kingdom of Prussia[edit]

also Imperial Germany:

Imperial Germany[edit]

Nazi Germany[edit]

Reichsmarshal (Senior Field Marshal) Hermann Göring with Hitler.
Field Marshals von Rundstedt and von Weichs, 1940
Field Marshals von Leeb and von Küchler, 1941
Field Marshal Rommel, 1942

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ The Times, 28 June 1902.

See also[edit]