Life dates of Kaiserliche Marine admirals

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Life dates of Kaiserliche Marine admirals

Post by Kriegsmarine Großadmiral » 30 Jul 2022 22:05

I need help with the life dates (and also places of birth/death) for some Kaiserliche Marine admirals. I found conflicting information for some admirals (for now only for A-G alphabetically, the rest will follow soon).

Char. Konteradmiral Joachim Adolph von Bassewitz
* 28.04.1859 Güstrow, Mecklenburg
21.06.1918 or 22.07.1918 Rostock

Admiral Emil Felix von Bendemann
* 05.08.1848 or 08.08.1848 Dresden
† 31.10.1915 Berlin

Char. Vizeadmiral Adolph Wilhelm Berger
* 30.10.1829 Halle, Saale or Rastenburg?
† 01.10.1898 Göttingen

Char. Admiral Louis von Blanc
* 12.03.1832 or 12.05.1832 Potsdam
† 09.01.1903 Weimar

Char. Konteradmiral Joachim von Bredow
* 13.05.1858 Stechow, Brandenburg
13.02.1914 or 14.02.1914 Kiel

Char. Admiral Rudolf von Eickstedt
* 25.01.1852 or 25.09.1852 Gut Osterholz bei Itzehoe
† 30.06.1925 Kiel

Char. Konteradmiral Max Foss
* 07.09.1850 Neisse
† 04.12.1939 [?]
Does anyone know the place of death?

Admiral à la suite Friedrich August II. Großherzog von Oldenburg
* 16.11.1852 Rastede, Oldenburg or Oldenburg in Oldenburg?
† 24.02.1931 Rastede, Oldenburg

Konteradmiral Ernst Goette
* 26.01.1869 [?]
† 03.02.1945 Berlin
Does anyone know the place of birth?

Char. Konteradmiral Kurt Graßhoff
* 29.05.1869 Templin, Uckermark
03.07.1952 or 04.07.1952 Bonn

Char. Konteradmiral Wilibald Grauer
* 03.06.1869 Kempten, Posen
20.10.1925 or 21.10.1925 Berlin

Char. Konteradmiral Alfred Gruner
* 02.04.1850 London, Großbritannien
xx.04.1917 Berlin
Does anyone know the exact date of death?

And two more questions regarding dates of rank:

Char. Konteradmiral Richard Dittmer (1840-1925)
Was he given the rank of Char. Konteradmiral in 1902 or 1920 (the exact date should be 12.05.)?

Char. Marinegeneralstabsarzt Dr. med. Oscar Gudden (1862-1944)
Was he given the rank of Char. Marinegeneralstabsarzt on 07.10.1921 or 28.04.1922?
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Re: Life dates of Kaiserliche Marine admirals

Post by Dave Danner » 31 Jul 2022 20:45

Bassewitz
†22.07.1918

Bendemann
*05.08.1848

Berger
* in Halle an der Saale

Blanc
†12.05.1932

Bredow
†14.02.1914

Eickstedt
*25.09.1852

Foß
† in Berlin-Nikolassee

Friedrich August II
* in Oldenburg im Großherzogtum

Goette
* in Tübingen, Königreich Württemberg

Grauer
* in Kempen, Posen, not Kempten
† 21.10.1925

Gruner
†20.04.1917

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Re: Life dates of Kaiserliche Marine admirals

Post by Kriegsmarine Großadmiral » 01 Aug 2022 09:37

Thank you once again Dave.
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Re: Life dates of Kaiserliche Marine admirals

Post by Kriegsmarine Großadmiral » 13 Aug 2022 10:47

Dave Danner wrote:
31 Jul 2022 20:45
Bassewitz
†22.07.1918

Bendemann
*05.08.1848

Berger
* in Halle an der Saale

Blanc
†12.05.1932

Bredow
†14.02.1914

Eickstedt
*25.09.1852

Foß
† in Berlin-Nikolassee

Friedrich August II
* in Oldenburg im Großherzogtum

Goette
* in Tübingen, Königreich Württemberg

Grauer
* in Kempen, Posen, not Kempten
† 21.10.1925

Gruner
†20.04.1917
Dave, for Blanc, did you mean *12.05.1832 instead of †12.05.1932 like you wrote?
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Re: Life dates of Kaiserliche Marine admirals

Post by Dave Danner » 13 Aug 2022 21:13

Yes. Oops.

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Re: Life dates of Kaiserliche Marine admirals

Post by Kriegsmarine Großadmiral » 31 Dec 2022 11:54

And here is the second batch I need help with.

Vizeadmiral Paul Hoffmann
* 20.06.1846 Berlin
08.04.1917 or 18.04.1917 München

Char. Vizeadmiral Franz von Holleben
* 25.02.1863 Königsee
18.02.1938 or 28.02.1938 Berlin

Char. Vizeadmiral Carl Hollweg
* 12.12.1867 Försterei Falkenburg, Torgau or Falkenberg, Trossin?
22.02.1932 or 23.12.1932 Bremen

Char. Konteradmiral Georg Janke
* 20.09.1856 Stolp, Pommern
xx.04.1919 [?]
Does anyone know the exact date and place of death?

Vizeadmiral Gisberth Jasper
* 28.08.1865 Lippstadt, Westfalen
09.02.1953 or 09.03.1953 Gaienhofen, Bodensee

Admiral Eduard von Knorr
* 08.03.1840 Saarlouis
† 17.02.1920 Berlin-Halensee or Berlin-Wilmersdorf?

Char. Konteradmiral Heinrich Köhler
* 03.07.1824 Prilter, Pommern
† 21.06.1882 [?]
Does anyone know the place of death?

Konteradmiral Richard Lange
* 27.02.1868 [?]
† 18.02.1939 Berlin-Charlottenburg
Does anyone know the place of birth?

Char. Konteradmiral Otto Lans
* 28.06.1870 Wesel
17.03.1942 or 23.03.1942 München

Char. Admiral Wilhelm von Lans
* 05.03.1861 Gut Lossen bei Wesel
† 21.03.1947 Berlin or Berlin-Charlottenburg?

Vizeadmiral Heinrich Löhlein
* 01.02.1871 Durlach, Baden or Karlsruhe?
† 02.03.1960 Herrsching, Bayern

Char. Konteradmiral Ulrich Lübbert
* 28.02.1867 Neu Stradam, Kreis Wartenberg [?]
08.07.1945 or 07.08.1945 Berlin-Treptow [?]
Are the places of birth/death correct? Because they are from the German Wiki. Also, the date of death differs between the Henriot/Hildebrand book and the Wiki.

Vizeadmiral Franz Mauve
* 11.11.1864 Kattowitz, Schlesien
† 12.12.1931 Berlin-Grunewald or Berlin-Schmargendorf?

Vizeadmiral Robert Mischke
* 10.03.1865 Rasselstein, Rheinprovinz or Neuwied?
† 27.03.1932 Burg Lahneck, Rhein

And two more genealogical questions:

1. Were Char. Konteradmiral Curt Kalau vom Hofe and Konteradmiral Eugen Kalau vom Hofe brothers?

2. Were Char. Konteradmiral Max Lans and Char. Konteradmiral Otto Lans brothers?
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Re: Life dates of Kaiserliche Marine admirals

Post by JakeV » 31 Dec 2022 18:43

Char. Vizeadmiral Franz von Holleben
* 25.02.1863 Königsee
18.02.1938 Berlin-Wilmersdorf

Char. Konteradmiral Georg Janke
* 20.09.1856 Stolp, Pommern
23.04.1919 Deutsch-Wilmersdorf bei Berlin

Admiral Eduard von Knorr
* 08.03.1840 Saarlouis
† 17.02.1920 Halensee

He died in his house at Joachim-Friedrich-Straße 51 in Halensee, which was part of Deutsch-Wilmersdorf, which became part of Berlin some months later. In a wider sense, both Halensee and Wilmersdorf are correct.

Konteradmiral Richard Lange
* 27.02.1868 Spandau
† 18.02.1939 Berlin-Wilmersdorf

Char. Admiral Wilhelm von Lans
* 05.03.1861 Gut Lossen bei Wesel
† 21.03.1947 Berlin-Charlottenburg

Vizeadmiral Heinrich Löhlein
* 01.02.1871 Durlach
† 02.03.1960 Herrsching, Bayern

Char. Konteradmiral Ulrich Lübbert
* 28.02.1867 Neu Stradam, Kreis Wartenberg
08.07.1945 Berlin-Treptow

Died in his house in Berlin-Treptow, Am Treptower Park 38, around 9 a.m. on 08.07.1945.

Vizeadmiral Franz Mauve
* 11.11.1864 Kattowitz, Schlesien
† 12.12.1931 Berlin-Schmargendorf

Were Char. Konteradmiral Curt Kalau vom Hofe and Konteradmiral Eugen Kalau vom Hofe brothers?
From what I see, far from it: their common ancestor was Fabian Kalau vom Hofe, born 1635.

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Re: Life dates of Kaiserliche Marine admirals

Post by Kriegsmarine Großadmiral » 31 Dec 2022 18:59

And thank you very much once again :thumbsup:
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Re: Life dates of Kaiserliche Marine admirals

Post by JakeV » 01 Jan 2023 00:07

Char. Konteradmiral Heinrich Köhler
* 03.07.1824 Prilter, Pommern
† 21.06.1882 Potsdam
Kriegsmarine Großadmiral wrote:
31 Dec 2022 11:54
Were Char. Konteradmiral Max Lans and Char. Konteradmiral Otto Lans brothers?
From what I've been able to find, they were 1st cousins.

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Re: Life dates of Kaiserliche Marine admirals

Post by JakeV » 29 Jan 2023 01:44

Char. Vizeadmiral Carl Hollweg: † 22.02.1932 Bremen-Schwachhausen

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Re: Life dates of Kaiserliche Marine admirals

Post by Kriegsmarine Großadmiral » 29 Jan 2023 10:38

Thank you Jacob.
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