Stöger-Steiner von Steinstätten, Rudolf Freiherr
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Stöger-Steiner von Steinstätten, Rudolf Freiherr

(April 26, 1861, Pernegg [Styria] – May 12, 1921, Graz), Austrian general and politician, minister of war. Stöger-Steiner followed a career in the general staff, where he reached the rank of major-general fairly early (1910). After the outbreak of war he continued his rapid rise, thanks not least to notable successes as divisional commander on the Russian front (Galicia) in 1914/15, and his dogged persistence as commander of the XVth Corps with which h…

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Jerabék, Rudolf, “Stöger-Steiner von Steinstätten, Rudolf Freiherr”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 20 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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