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Viktor Weber Edler von Webenau 1916

Viktor Weber Edler von Webenau (* 13 November 1861 in Neuhaus; † 6 May 1932 in Innsbruck), General in the Austro-Hungarian army while World War I, military governor of Montenegro between 1916 and 1917 and head of the Austro-Hungarian armistice commission (Armistice of villa Giusti)

Biography[]

Career[]

  • 1879: as Kadett-Offizierstellvertreter from Infanteriekadettenschule Liebenau to Feldjägerbataillon 27
  • 01. November 1880: Lieutenant, General staff branch
  • 01. May 1911: Major General and commander 4th Mountain Brigade
  • 25. April 1914: Supreme Military Court
  • 1. July 1914: Vice-President of SMC
  • 1. August 1914: Feldmarschalleutnant
  • 9. April 1915: Commander 47. Infanterie Division
  • 26. February 1916: Military Gouvernour of Montenegro
  • 10. July 1917: Commander X. Corps
  • 1. November 1917: General der Infanterie
  • 7. February 1918: Commander of all mobile troops in the districts of Vienna, Kraków, Lemberg
  • 15. May 1918: Commander XVIII. Corps
  • July 1918: Commander VI. Corps
  • 27. October - 3. November 1918: Chief of the "Waffenstillstandskommission" with Italy

Family[]

Viktor Weber Edler von Webenau was married two times:

  • 1886 - 1900: Therese, née Baumgartner
  • 1901 - 1932: Anna, née Hebenstreit

Children[]

  • Guido Weber-Webenau (Dr. phil.), (* 13 September 1887 in Tarvis; † ?)
  • Norbert Weber von Webenau, (* 7 July 1886 in Tarvis; † 26 August 1914 killed in action in Galicia)

Decorations (selection)[]

Military Order of Maria Theresa

He was additionally appointed a Geheimer Rat (Privy Councillor).

Rank[]

  • 1 November 1880: Leutnant
  • 1 May 1886: Oberleutnant
  • 1 October 1893: Hauptmann 2. Klasse
  • 1 November 1895: Hauptmann 1. Klasse
  • 1 November 1898: Major
  • 1 May 1902: Oberstleutnant
  • 1 May 1905: Oberst
  • 2 May 1911: Generalmajor
  • 8 August 1914: Feldmarschalleutnant
  • 17 November 1917: General der Infanterie

References[]

  • Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels, Adelslexikon, Limburg, 1972
  • Gunther Rothenberg: The Army of Francis Joseph, Purdue University Press, 1999, ISBN 1-55753-145-5

External links[]

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