Waldersee, Alfred von

Born: Feb 28, 1832 AD
Died: 1904 AD, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: General

1832 - Born on the 28th of February at Berlin, Germany.


1853 - He entered the German army at the age of 20.


1866 - He participated in the Austro-Prussian War.


1870 - He also participated in Franco-Prussian War.


       - Became military attaché at Paris and aide-de-camp to King William.


1881 - He became Moltke's principal assistant on the great general staff at Berlin.


1884 - He became head of the military history section of the general staff.


1891 - He became chief of the Prussian General Staff.


1905 - Presented the Schlieffen Plan, this plan prevent German army from fighting a two-front war.


1906 - January 1st he retired from the German army.


1904 - He died at the age of 80.

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