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Carl von Clausewitz
  • Name: Carl von Clausewitz
  • Born: 06/01/1780
  • Died: 11/16/1831 (51 years old)

Carl Philipp Gottfried (or Gottlieb) von Clausewitz (/ˈklzəvɪts/; 1 June 1780– 16 November 1831) was a Prussian general and military theorist who stressed the “moral” (meaning, in modern terms, psychological) and political aspects of war. His most notable work, Vom Kriege (On War), was unfinished at his death.
Clausewitz was a realist in many different senses and, while in some respects a romantic, also drew heavily on the rationalist ideas of the European Enlightenment.

Birth Place: Burg bei Magdeburg, Kingdom of Prussia, Holy Roman Empire

Death Place: Breslau, Province of Silesia, Kingdom of Prussia, (present-day Wrocław, Silesia Voivodeship, Poland)

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