Eduard Friedrich Karl von Fransecky
(16.11.1807 - 22.05.1890)
place of birth:  Gedern, Hessen  (Hessia)
Königreich Preußen:  KG,  General der Infanterie

                          

General of Infantry Eduard von Fransecky served as an officer in the Imperial German Army from 1825 through 1879, when he was selected as Governor of Berlin. He headed a division during the Austro-Prussian War of 1866 and commanded the Second Army Corps during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71. Thereafter, Kaiser Wilhelm I appointed von Fransecky to command the newly-formed Fifteenth Army Corps in Strassburg. He additionally served as Governor of Berlin from 1879 to 1882.





     

General der Infanterie ... 26.07.1871

Eisernes Kreuz II ............. Deutsch-Französischer Krieg  1870–1871

Pour le Mérite ................... 20.09.1866  (Eichenlaub:  05.02.1871)