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Karl von Clausewitz

(1780—1831)


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(1780–1831)

Prussian general and military theorist. A Chief of Staff in the Prussian army (1815) and later a general (1818), he went on to write the detailed study On War (1833), which had a marked influence on strategic studies in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Subjects: Military History — Warfare and Defence.


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