Albert (Dresden, 23 April 1828 – Schloss Sibyllenort, 19 June 1902) was a King of Saxony and a member of the House of Wettin. He was the eldest son of Prince John, (who succeeded his brother Frederick Augustus II on the Saxon throne as King John in 1854) by his wife Amalie Auguste of Bavaria. Albert had a successful military career leading Saxon troops which participated in the First War of Schleswig, the Austro-Prussian War, and the Franco-Prussian War.
Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg, known universally as Paul von Hindenburg (2 October 1847 – 2 August 1934) was a German field marshal, statesman, and politician, and served as the 2nd President of Germany from 1925 to 1934. Hindenburg enjoyed a long and undistinguished career in the Prussian Army, eventually retiring in 1911.
George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 through World War I (1914–1918) until his death in 1936. He was the first British monarch of the House of Windsor, which he created from the British branch of the German House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.
Frederick III was German Emperor and King of Prussia for 99 days in 1888 during the Year of the Three Emperors. Frederick William Nicholas Charles, known informally as Fritz, was the only son of Emperor William I, and was raised in his family's tradition of military service.
Constantine I was King of the Hellenes from 1913 to 1917 and from 1920 to 1922. He was commander-in-chief of the Hellenic Army during the unsuccessful Greco-Turkish War of 1897 and led the Greek forces during the successful Balkan Wars of 1912-1913, in which Greece won Thessaloniki and doubled in area and population. He succeeded to the throne of Greece on 18 March 1913, following his father's assassination.
Alfred Graf von Schlieffen mostly called Count Schlieffen (28 February 1833 – 4 January 1913) was a German field marshal and strategist who served as Chief of the Imperial German General Staff from 1891 to 1906. His name lived on in the 1905 Schlieffen Plan for the defeat of the French Third Republic and the Russian Empire.
Anton Ludwig August von Mackensen (6 December 1849 – 8 November 1945), born August Mackensen, was a German soldier and field marshal. He commanded with success during the First World War and became one of the German Empire's most prominent military leaders.
Albrecht Theodor Emil Graf von Roon (30 April 1803 – 23 February 1879) was a Prussian soldier and politician. Roon, along with Otto von Bismarck and Helmuth von Moltke, was one of the leading figures in Prussia's government during the key decade of the 1860s, when Germany was unified under Prussia's leadership.
Helmuth Karl Bernhard Graf von Moltke (26 October 1800 – 24 April 1891) was a German Generalfeldmarschall. The chief of staff of the Prussian Army for thirty years, he is regarded as one of the great strategists of the latter 1800s, and the creator of a new, more modern method of directing armies in the field. He is often referred to as Moltke the Elder to distinguish him from his nephew Helmuth Johann Ludwig von Moltke, who commanded the German Army at the outbreak of World War I.
Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria or Crown Prince Rupert of Bavaria (18 May 1869 – 2 August 1955) was the last Bavarian Crown Prince. His full title was His Royal Highness Rupprecht Maria Luitpold Ferdinand, Crown Prince of Bavaria, Duke of Bavaria, of Franconia and in Swabia, Count Palatine of the Rhine. He was also the Jacobite heir to the thrones of England, Ireland, Scotland and France from the death of his mother in 1919 as Robert I and IV.
Leopold Maximilian Joseph Maria Arnulf, Prinz von Bayern (9 February 1846 - 28 September 1930) was born in Munich, the son of Prince Regent Luitpold of Bavaria (1821-1912) and his wife Archduchess Augusta of Austria (1825-1864). He was a Field Marshal who commanded German and Austro-Hungarian forces on the Eastern Front in World War I.
Frederick Augustus III; (25 May 1865 – 18 February 1932) was the last King of Saxony (1904–1918) and a member of the House of Wettin. Born in Dresden, Frederick Augustus was the son of King George of Saxony (1832-1904) and his wife Maria Anna, Infanta of Portugal (1843-1884). He was an older brother of Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony.
William II (25 February 1848 in Stuttgart – 2 October 1921 in Bebenhausen) was the fourth King of Württemberg, from 6 October 1891 until the abolition of the kingdom on 30 November 1918. He was the son of Prince Frederick of Württemberg (1808–1870) and his wife Princess Catherine Frederica of Württemberg (1821–1898), daughter of King William I of Württemberg (1781–1864).
Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg or Albrecht Herzog von Württemberg (Albrecht Maria Alexander Philipp Joseph von Württemberg, 23 December 1865 – 31 October 1939) was a German Generalfeldmarschall and head of the Royal House of Württemberg. He was a great-great grandson of Frederick II Eugene, Duke of Württemberg.
Prince Friedrich Wilhelm Nikolaus Albrecht of Prussia (8 May 1837 – 13 September 1906) was a Prussian general field marshal and, from 1885, regent of the Duchy of Brunswick. He was born in Berlin, Brandenburg, the son of Prince Albrecht of Prussia (1809-1872) and his wife Princess Marianne (1810-1883), daughter of King Willlem I of the Netherlands. His father was a brother of King Frederick William IV of Prussia and of Wilhelm I, German Emperor.
Edwin Freiherr von Manteuffel (February 24, 1809 - June 17, 1885) was a German Generalfeldmarschall noted for his victories in the Franco-Prussian War. Son of the president of the superior court of Magdeburg, he was born at Dresden, and brought up with his cousin, Otto von Manteuffel (1805-1882), the Prussian statesman, entered the guard cavalry at Berlin in 1827, and became an officer in 1828.
Leonhard Graf von Blumenthal (July 20, 1810 – December 21, 1900) was a Prussian Generalfeldmarschall. He was a member of the von Blumenthal family. Blumenthal was born in Schwedt, Brandenburg. He was the son of Captain Ludwig von Blumenthal, who was killed in 1813 at the Battle of Dennewitz).
Alfred Graf von Waldersee (8 April 1832, Potsdam – 5 March 1904) was a German Generalfeldmarschall who served as Chief of the Imperial German General Staff from 1888 to 1891. Waldersee was a descendant of Count Franz John George of Waldersee (b. Dessau, 5 September 1763 - d. Dessau, 30 May 1823), a illegitimate son of Leopold III Frederick Franz, Duke of Anhalt-Dessau with Johanna Eleonore Hoffmeyer (b. 12 November 1739 - d. 3 May 1816), by marriage von Neitschütz since 1765.
Gottlieb Ferdinand Albert Alexis Graf von Haeseler (January 19, 1836 – October 25, 1919) was a German military officer of the Imperial Wilhelmine period, with final rank of Generalfeldmarschall. Haeseler was born in Potsdam to August Alexis Eduard Haeseler and Albertine von Schönermark. He entered the Prussian army as Lieutenant in 1853 and became aide-de-camp of Prince Frederick Charles of Prussia in 1860.
Hermann von Eichhorn (February 13, 1848 – July 30, 1918) was a Prussian general. Eichhorn was born in Breslau in the Province of Silesia. A veteran of the Franco-Prussian War, he had risen through the ranks of the Prussian Army, commanding the 9th Division from 1901 to 1904 and the XVIII Army Corps from 1904 to 1912. In 1912 he took command of the 7th Army Inspection, the peacetime headquarters for the Imperial German XVI, XVIII, and XXI Army Corps.