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Arnold Freiherr von Biegeleben
Born (1883-04-16)April 16, 1883
Died 11 October 1940(1940-10-11) (aged 57)
Place of birth Hanover
Place of death Jullouville, France
Buried at La Cambe German war cemetery
(Block 47-grave 232)
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1901–1940
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 6. Infanterie-Division

World War I

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Arnold Freiherr von Biegeleben[a] (16 April 1883 – 11 October 1940) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the 6. Infanterie-Division. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Arnold Freiherr von Biegeleben died of a heart attack on 11 October 1940.

Awards and decorations


  • a Regarding personal names: Freiherr is a former title (translated as Baron), which is now legally a part of the last name. The female forms are Freifrau and Freiin.


  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 113.
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.

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Preceded by
General der Pioniere Walter Kuntze
Commander of 6. Infanterie-Division
1 March 1938 - 11 October 1940
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Helge Auleb

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