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Adolf von Bonin

Prussian general

Died when: 68 years 157 days (821 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio

 

Adolf von Bonin Albert Ferdinand Adolf Karl Friedrich von Bonin (11 November 1803 in Heeren, Altmark – 16 April 1872 in Berlin) was a corps commander of the Prussian Army at the Battle of Trautenau in 1866, and a colleague of Karl Friedrich von Steinmetz. He made his military career from Oberst (1851), Major general (1854) to Lieutenant general and adjutant of the king (1858). In 1863 he became Kommanierender General and 1864 General of the Infantry. During the Austro-Prussian War he commanded I Corps. He was beaten back at Trautenau, before participating in the Battle of Königgrätz.
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