An Adjutant is a military rank in some armies. Adjutants support the Officers.
The word Adjutant is first time used in the French army. Adjutants worked there for the Majors as an assistant.
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Gustaf Mannerheim as regent of Finland (sitting) and his adjutants (from the left) Lt.Col. Lilius, Cap. Kekoni, Lt. Gallen-Kallela, Ensign Rosenbröijer
President of Austria Rudolf Kirchschläger and commander Karl von Wohlgemuth. The president's adjutant in the background