Hans-Georg von Friedeburg, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Hans-Georg von Friedeburg

German navy officer and world war II U-boat commander, Admiral in the Kriegsmarine

Date of Birth: 15-Jul-1895

Place of Birth: Strasbourg, France

Date of Death: 23-May-1945

Profession: politician, submariner, soldier

Nationality: German Empire

Zodiac Sign: Cancer


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About Hans-Georg von Friedeburg

  • Hans-Georg von Friedeburg (15 July 1895 – 23 May 1945) was a German admiral, the deputy commander of the U-boat Forces of Nazi Germany and the second-to-last Commander-in-Chief of the Kriegsmarine.
  • He was the only representative of the armed forces to be present at the signing of the German instruments of surrender in Luneburg Heath on 4 May 1945, in Reims on 7 May and in Berlin on 8 May 1945.
  • Generaladmiral von Friedeburg committed suicide shortly afterwards, upon the dissolution of the Flensburg Government.

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