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Otto Liman von Sanders
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Generalleutnant Otto Liman von Sanders
Birth name Otto Viktor Karl Liman
Born (1855-02-17)17 February 1855
Stolp, Pomerania, Kingdom of Prussia
(now Słupsk, Poland)
Died 22 August 1929(1929-08-22) (aged 74)
Munich, Bavaria, Weimar Republic
Buried
Darmstadt, Germany
Allegiance  German Empire
 Ottoman Empire
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1874–1918
Rank General der Kavallerie
Unit
  • Grossherzoglich-Hessische Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 115
  • Dragoner-Regiment Nr. 23
Commands held
  • I. Armee-Korps
  • 22nd Division
  • Husaren-Regiments Nr. 6
  • Fifth Army (Ottoman Empire)
  • Yildirim Army Group (Ottoman Empire)
Battles/wars

World War I

Awards Pour le mérite mit Eichenlaub
Spouse(s)
  • Amelie Lily Karoline Gabriele von Sanders (1858–1906)
  • Elisabeth Alberti

Otto Liman von Sanders (17 February 1855 – 22 August 1929) was a German general. He was a leader of the German military to help the Ottoman Empire in 1913. Allenby took power away from Sanders in 1918.


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