Karl Wilhelm Georg von Grolman
(30.07.1777 - 15.9.1843)
place of birth:  Berlin
Königreich Preußen:  Generalstabschef;  General der Infanterie


Although born into the family of a noted judge in Berlin, Grolman opted instead for a military career at the age of 13. Prussian general who served during the wars of liberation (Befreiungskriege) and who replaced Gneisenau as Prussia Chief of General Staff (1814-1819). Later, Infantry Regiment (l. Posensches) Nr. 18, was named in Grolman's honor, as was a fort in the Posen (Poznan) area. Serving as commanding general of V. Army Corps in Posen, he died on 15 September 1843.


General der Infanterie ..... 00

Pour le Mérite .................... 00