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The Chiefs of the General Staff of Austria refers to the Chiefs of the General Staffs of the Austro-Hungarian Army from 1867 to 1918 and the Austrian Federal Army from 1920 to 1938 and from 1956 to the present.

List of chiefs of the general staff

Chiefs of the General Staff of the Austro-Hungarian Army (1867–1918)

# Name Image Born–Died Rank Start End Note
1 Franz von John Franz John Litho.jpg 1815–1876 Feldmarschalleutnant 1867 1869 1st Term
2 Josef Wilhelm von Gallina No image.png 1820–1883 Feldmarschalleutnant 1869 1874
3 Franz von John Franz John Litho.jpg 1815–1876 Feldzeugmeister 1874 1876 2nd Term. Died in office
4 Anton von Schönfeld No image.png 1827–1898 Feldmarschalleutnant 1876 1881
5 Friedrich von Beck-Rzikowsky Beck Rzikowsky Friedrich GO 1830 1920.jpg 1830–1920 Colonel General 1881 1906
6 Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf (Hermann Torggler, 1915).jpg 1852–1925 Generalfeldmarschall 1906 1911 1st Term
7 Blasius Schemua Zemva-Blaz.jpg 1856–1920 Major General 1911 1912
8 Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf (Hermann Torggler, 1915).jpg 1852–1925 Generalfeldmarschall 1912 1917 2nd Term
9 Arthur Arz von Straußenburg Arz Arthur von Straussenburg 1.jpg 1857–1935 Colonel General 1917 1918

Army Inspectors of the Austrian Federal Army (1922–1937)

# Name Image Born–Died Rank Start End Note
1 Rudolf Vidossich No image.png Colonel 1922 1923
2 Theodor Körner File:Theodor Körner.jpg 1873–1957 Major General 1923 1924 Later served as the President of Austria from 1951 to 1957
3 Josef Schneider No image.png Major General 1924 1924
4 Thomas Buzek No image.png General 1925 1926
5 Richard Schilhawsky No image.png 1879–1960 General 1926 1929
6 Ludwig von Eimannsberger 091218 eimannsberger.jpg 1878–1945 General 1929 1930
7 Siegmund Knaus Bundesarchiv Bild 102-09307, Sigmund Knaus.jpg 1879–1971 General of the Infantry 1930 1932
8 Sigismund Schilhawsky No image.png General of the Infantry 1932 1937

General Inspector of Troops of the Austrian Federal Army (1937–1938)

# Name Image Born–Died Rank Start End Note
1 Sigismund Schilhawsky No image.png General of the Infantry 1937 1938

Chiefs of the General Staff of the Austrian Federal Army (1936–1938)

# Name Image Born–Died Rank Start End Note
1 Alfred Jansa No image.png 1884–1963 Feldmarschalleutnant 1936 1938 Dismissed according to paragraph 8 of the Berchtesgaden agreement of 12 February 1938
2 Franz Böhme Bundesarchiv Bild 183-J21813, Franz Böhme.jpg 1885–1947 Major General 1938 1938 Appointed according to paragraph 8 of the Berchtesgaden agreement of 12 February 1938

General Inspectors of Troops of the Austrian Federal Army (1956–2002)

# Name Image Born–Died Rank Start End Note
1 Erwin Fussenegger No image.png 1908–1986 General 1956 1970
2 Otto Seitz No image.png 1911–1974 General of the Infantry 1970 1971
3 Anton Leeb No image.png 1913–2008 General of the Infantry 1971 1977
4 Hubert Wingelbauer No image.png 1915–1987 General of the Infantry 1977 1981
5 Heinz Scharff No image.png General 1981 1986
6 Othmar Tauschitz No image.png General 1986 1990
7 Karl Majcen No image.png 1934– General 1990 1999
8 Horst Pleiner No image.png 1941– General 1999 2002

Chiefs of the General Staff of the Austrian Federal Army (2002–present)

# Name Image Born–Died Rank Start End Note
1 Roland Ertl No image.png 1945– General 2002 2007
2 Edmund Entacher No image.png 1949– General 2007 2011 1st Term
Othmar Commenda Gala-Nacht des Sports 2013 Wien red carpet Othmar Commenda.jpg 1954– Lt. General 2011 2011 1st Term. Acting Chief of the General Staff
3 Edmund Entacher No image.png 1949– General 2011 2013 2nd Term
4 Othmar Commenda Gala-Nacht des Sports 2013 Wien red carpet Othmar Commenda.jpg 1954– General 2013 Present 2nd Term

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