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Gilbert von In der Maur
Born Gilbert Heinrich Carl August von In der Maur auf Strelberg und zu Freifeld
15 August 1887
Vaduz, Liechtenstein
Died 13 September 1959
Pörtschach am Wörthersee, Austria
Occupation military officer, journalist
Spouse(s) Maria Gertrude Valeska Rosa Aloisia, Countess Barbo von Waxenstein (divorced)
Children 3 (including Wolf In der Maur)
Parents Carl von In der Maur (father)
Auguste von Kogerer (mother)

Gilbert Heinrich Carl August von In der Maur auf Strelberg und zu Freifeld (15 August 1887 - 13 September 1959) was a Liechtenstein-born Austrian military officer, journalist and publicist who was a leading member of the Austrian National Socialist Party.[1]

Biography[]

Gilbert Heinrich Carl August von In der Maur auf Strelberg und zu Freifeld was born in Vaduz, Liechtenstein on 15 August 1887 to Carl von In der Maur and Auguste von Kogerer.[2] He descended paternally from the old Tyrolese noble family In der Maur zu Strelburg und Freifeld. His maternal grandfather was Heinrich Ritter von Kogerer. He was baptized in the Catholic faith on 24 August 1887. He served in the Austro-Hungarian Army during World War I[3][4] and was severely wounded in 1914. He became a Rittmeister in the Austro-Hungarian Army in 1917.[5]

From 1918 until 1933 he played an active role in the Anschluss movement, focused on Austria and Germany uniting to form a "Greater Germany", was a supporter of Austrian National Socialism and was a leading member of the Austrian Schutzstaffel as well as a member of the National Socialist Landesleitung, working alongside Josef Leopold.[6]

In der Maur married Maria Gertrude Valeska Rosa Aloisia, Countess Barbo von Waxenstein and had three children, including Wolf In der Maur and Erica von In der Maur, Countess Pace. They later divorced.[7][8]

In 1936 he authored the book Die Jugoslawen Einst Und Jetzt. Jugoslawiens Aussenpolitik on Yugoslavia and foreign policy.[9]

From 1939 to 1945 he worked in the Defense Intelligence Agency in Vienna.[5] He died on 13 September 1959 in Pörtschach am Wörthersee.

References[]

  1. Parkinson, F. (1989) (in en). Conquering the Past: Austrian Nazism Yesterday & Today. Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0814320546. https://books.google.com/books?id=-7LWSWqwPp8C&pg=PA70&lpg=PA70&dq=gilbert+von+in+der+maur&source=bl&ots=YFEYeA7WVM&sig=_DPtCjucWGvyaPUN5zicK4dKQaI&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjzybDL7pXSAhUFfiYKHeeGBNcQ6AEIODAF#v=onepage&q=gilbert%2520von%2520in%2520der%2520maur&f=false. 
  2. Horstenau, Edmund Glaise von; Broucek, Peter (1983) (in de). Minister im Ständestaat und General im OKW.. Böhlau Verlag Wien. ISBN 9783205087434. https://books.google.com/books?id=1B362Bi_xGkC&pg=PA107&lpg=PA107&dq=gilbert+von+in+der+maur&source=bl&ots=jqvpmy4sr9&sig=GsNw3SF_7hnc17Ft_c5r-2-2WzE&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjzybDL7pXSAhUFfiYKHeeGBNcQ6AEIQzAH#v=onepage&q=gilbert%2520von%2520in%2520der%2520maur&f=false. 
  3. Ospelt, Josef (16 December 1913). "Regierungssekretär Josef Ospelt informiert Hermann von Hampe, Leiter der Hofkanzlei, über den Tod und die Beisetzung von Landesverweser Karl von In der Maur" (in German). Fürstentums Liechtenstein Landesarchiv. http://www.e-archiv.li/textDetail.aspx?backurl=auto&etID=45333&eID=8. 
  4. Ospelt, Josef (12 February 1914). "Regierungssekretär Josef Ospelt berichtet der fürstlichen Hofkanzlei über die laufende Notstandsaktion für die Landwirtschaft" (in German). Fürstentums Liechtenstein Landesarchiv. http://www.e-archiv.li/textDetail.aspx?backurl=auto&etID=46141&eID=8. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 "In der Maur auf Stehlburg und zu Freyfelt Gilbert von, österr. Offizier" (in German). Fürstentums Liechtenstein Landesarchiv. http://www.e-archiv.li/personDetail.aspx?backurl=auto&persID=30308. 
  6. Parkinson, F. (1989) (in en). Conquering the Past: Austrian Nazism Yesterday & Today. Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0814320546. https://books.google.com/books?id=-7LWSWqwPp8C&pg=PA71&lpg=PA71&dq=wolfgang+in+der+maur&source=bl&ots=YFFRltaVVS&sig=_t8dbYM207fKR_JpiTB3xfABzbE&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwirt7ebzP_SAhXJ8CYKHQleBHkQ6AEIYDAN#v=onepage&q=maur&f=false. 
  7. "Gilbert Heinrich Mauer von Strelburg und Freyfelt" (in en-US). https://www.geni.com/people/Gilbert-Heinrich-Mauer-von-Strelburg-und-Freyfelt/6000000023773931176. 
  8. "Maria Gertrude Valeska Rosa Aloisia, countess Barbo von Waxenstein, * 1892" (in en-US). http://geneall.net/en/name/1740260/maria-gertrude-valeska-rosa-aloisia-countess-barbo-von-waxenstein/. 
  9. "Die Jugoslawen Einst Und Jetzt by Gilbert in Der Maur - AbeBooks" (in en-GB). https://www.abebooks.co.uk/book-search/title/die-jugoslawen-einst-und-jetzt/author/gilbert-in-der-maur/. 

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