Carl von Clausewitz

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Carl Philipp Gottfried von Clausewitz
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Portrait while in Proushie service, bi Karl Wilhelm Wach
Born 1 Juin 1780(1780-06-01)
Burg bei Magdeburg, Proushie (nou Germany)
Dee'd 16 November 1831(1831-11-16) (aged 51)
Breslau, Proushie (nou Wrocław, Poland)
Allegiance  Proushie
 Roushie Empire (1812–1813)
Service/branch Proushie Cavalry Officer Airmy
Years o service 1792–1831
Rank Major-General
Unit Roushie-German Legion (III Corps)
Commands held Kriegsakademie
Battles/wars

French Revolutionary Wars

Napoleonic Wars

Carl Philipp Gottfried (or Gottlieb) von Clausewitz[1] (1 Juin 1780 – 16 November 1831)[2] wis a Proushie general an militar theorist that stressed the "moral" (meanin, in modren terms, psychological) an poleetical aspects o war.

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  1. In German personal names, von is a preposeetion that approximately means o or frae an uisually denotes some sort o nobility. While von (ayeweys lawer case) is pairt o the faimily name or territorial designation, nae a first or middle name, gin the noble is referred tae bi surname alane in Scots, use Schiller or Clausewitz or Goethe, nae von Schiller, etc.
  2. Bassford, Christopher (2002). "Clausewitz and his Works" at clausewitz.com. Retrieved 2007-06-30.