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Hans Joachim von Zieten

(1699—1786)


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(Wiestrau nr. Ruppin, 1699–1786, Berlin),

who became an almost legendary figure in Prussian military history as ‘der alte Zieten’, entered the Prussian army as an ensign of infantry in 1714. In 1724 he was transferred to the cavalry.

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