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Friedrich Freiherr von Georgi (January 27, 1852 – 1926) was a General of the Austro-Hungarian Imperial Army.


He was born in Prague,[1] then part of Bohemia. The son of a military Colonel, von Georgi was born into a noble family which originally came from Saxony. He attended the Theresian Cadet Academy at Hainburg. After completing his education on 1 September 1871, he was commissioned as a Lieutenant in Feldjäger Bataillon No.6.

In May 1877, von Georgi married Bertha Stamm in 1878.[when?] Together they had four children, though two of them died in infancy. From 1879 to 1881 he joined a military academy in Vienna. In 1882, von Georgi saw action in his first battle as a general staff officer of the 5th Gebirgsbrigade during a rebellion in Herzegovina. Following the campaign, he was awarded the Military Merit Medal in Bronze upon its introduction in 1890.



  1. Georgi, Friedrich Freiherr von, Austrian Biographical Dictionary 1815-1950 (1957) Volume 1, published by the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna.

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