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Count Helmuth von Moltke (1800–1891)

Moltke, Count Hellmuth Karl Bernhard von (molt’kė). The famous Prussian field-marshal; born at Parchim, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Oct. 26, 1800; died at Berlin, April 24, 1891. Having reorganized the Prussian army (1858–63), he won the Franco-Prussian war, 1870–71; became field-marshal, 1871; life member of the Prussian Upper House, 1872. He published: ‘The Russo-Turkish Campaign, 1828–29’ (2d ed. 1877); ‘History of the Franco-Prussian War’ (1891); ‘Letters’ (1892); ‘Letters on Conditions in Turkey’ (6th ed. 1893); etc. ‘Works,’ 1891–93. ‘Military Works,’ 1892–93.