Alexander Löhr, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Alexander Löhr

Austrian Air Force commander and German general

Date of Birth: 20-May-1885

Place of Birth: Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Mehedinți County, Romania

Date of Death: 26-Feb-1947

Profession: military officer

Nationality: Austria

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Alexander Löhr

  • Alexander Löhr (20 May 1885 – 26 February 1947) was an Austrian Air Force commander during the 1930s and, after the annexation of Austria, he was a Luftwaffe commander.
  • Löhr served in the Luftwaffe during World War II and became commander-in-chief in Southeast Europe.
  • Löhr was one of three former Austrians who rose to the rank of Generaloberst within the German Wehrmacht.
  • The other two were Erhard Raus and Lothar Rendulic. Löhr surrendered to Yugoslav Army forces in May 1945.
  • Tried and convicted of war crimes for anti-partisan reprisals committed under his command, he was executed on 26 February 1947.

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