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Richard Müller
Born 4 November 1891
Died 16 July 1943(1943-07-16) (age 77)
Place of birth Emseloh
Place of death Orel, Soviet Union
Allegiance Flag of the German Empire.svg German Empire (to 1918)
Flag of Germany (3-2 aspect ratio).svg Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Flag of German Reich (1935–1945).svg Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1911–1945
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 211. Infanterie-Division

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Richard Müller (4 November 1891 – 16 July 1943) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Richard Müller was killed on 16 July 1943 northeast of Orel, during the Battle of Kursk.

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  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 260.
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.

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Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Kurt Renner
Commander of 211. Infanterie-Division
4 February 1942 – 16 July 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Johann-Heinrich Eckhardt

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