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Dr. jur. Hermann-Eberhard Wildermuth
Hermann-Eberhard Wildermuth (far right standing) in Trent Park, November 1944
Born (1890-10-23)23 October 1890
Died 9 March 1952(1952-03-09) (aged 61)
Place of birth Stuttgart
Place of death Tübingen
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1921)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1908–1921
?–1945
Rank Oberst
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Other work Politician

Dr. jur. Hermann-Eberhard Wildermuth[Note 1] (23 October 1890 – 9 March 1952) was a highly decorated Oberst in the Wehrmacht during World War II. 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. Hermann-Eberhard Wildermuth served as Minister of Construction under Konrad Adenauer until his death in 1952.

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  1. In German a Doctor of Law is abbreviated as Dr. iur. (Doctor iuris) or Dr. jur. (Doctor juris).

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 362.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) (in German). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches]. Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007) (in German). Die 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 [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives]. Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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