Eugen Anton Theophil von Podbielski

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Eugen Anton Theophil von Podbielski.

Eugen Anton Theophil von Podbielski (17 October 1814 – 31 October 1879) was a general in the Prussian Army. He was born in Köpenick and originally was a cavalry officer. Podbielski served as Quartermaster-General of the German General Staff during the Austro-Prussian War and again the Franco-Prussian War. As such he was the operations officer and Deputy Chief of Staff. Afterwards he was made Inspector-General of Artillery and became the namesake of the 5th (1st Silesian) Field Artillery Regiment. He eventually was promoted to General of the Cavalry. Having five daughters; his son Victor von Podbielski became a general as well and served as a Prussian minister afterwards. Theophil von Podbielski died in Berlin.

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Military offices
Preceded by
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(Inaugural holder)
Quartermaster-General of the
German Army

18 July 1870 – 27 December 1881
Succeeded by