Robert Emil von Klüber
(15.9.1873 - 2.3.1920)
place of birth: Berlin
German lieutenant colonel
best known for his distinguished service as a general staff officer
during the Great War. He was awarded the Pour le Merite in June
1917 while serving as chief of general staff in General Fritz von
Below's First Army. After the War, he was the War Ministry's liaison
officer to the Government, then representative in the Weimar Republic.
In March 1920, von Klüber
was brought before the Military Council in Halle/Saale and was later
thrown out into a mob. He was shot a couple times and thrown into the
River Saale where he died of his wounds.