Antonius Neidhardt Graf von Gneisenau / Field Marshal Antonius Neidhardt, Count of Gneisenau
hat der Feldmarschall
August Neidhardt Graf von Gneisenau
seine Knabenjahre verlebt.
In this house of his dear grandfather, Field Marshal August Neidhardt, Count of Gneisenau, spent his boyhood years. 1767-1773.
Location. 49° 47.477′ N, 9° 55.941′ E. Marker is in Würzburg, Bavaria. Marker is on Domerschulstraße just east of Franziskanerplatz, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Domerschulstraße 13, Würzburg, Bavaria 97070, Germany.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Johann Lukas Schönlein (within shouting distance of this marker); Priesterseminar / Seminary (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Former Synagogue (about 150 meters away); Frühgotische Doppeltoranlage / Early Gothic Double-Gate Structure (about 180 meters away); Rabbiner Seligmann Bär Bamberger (about 180 meters away); Schönbornkapelle / Schönborn Chapel (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Hof Guttenberg / St. Gallus House Der Kreuzgang des Neumuensterstiftes / The Cloister of the Neumuenster Seminary (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Würzburg.
Also see . . . August Neidhardt von Gneisenau (Wikipedia). "August Wilhelm Antonius Graf Neidhardt von Gneisenau (27 October 1760 – 23 August 1831) was a Prussian field marshal. He was a prominent figure in the reform of the Prussian military and the War of Liberation....He grew up in great poverty at Schildau, and subsequently at Würzburg and Erfurt. In 1777 he entered the University of Erfurt, but two years later joined an Austrian regiment quartered there. In 1782, taking the additional name of Gneisenau from some lost estates of his family in Austria, he entered as an officer the service of the Margrave of Bayreuth-Ansbach. With one of that prince's mercenary regiments in British pay, he saw active service and gained valuable experience in the American Revolutionary War. Returning in 1786, he applied for Prussian service, and King Frederick the Great gave him a commission as first lieutenant in the infantry....On the field of Waterloo, Gneisenau carried out a pursuit that resulted in the capture of Napoleon's carriage. In the days (Submitted on February 9, 2018.)
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