Heinrich Scheuch

Intro German general
A.K.A. Henri Scheuch, Henri Scheüch
Was Politician
From Germany France
Type Politics
Gender male
Birth 21 June 1864, Sélestat, France
Death 3 September 1946, Bad Kissingen, Germany (aged 82 years)
Star sign Cancer

Heinrich Schëuch (sometimes Scheüch; 21 June 1864, Sélestat – 3 September 1946, Bad Kissingen) was a German officer of the Prussian Army, Generalleutnant of the German Army and (from 1918 to 1919) Prussian Minister of War.

General der Infanterie

On the 27 August 1939, Tannenbergtag, the highly decorated Knight of the Order of Pour le Mérite received the "Charakter" (honorary title) as a General der Infanterie of the Wehrmacht.


His father (1820–1888) worked as a jurist in Colmar. His mother Emilie Graeff was born in 1831 in Sélestat and died in 1879 in Herrlisheim-près-Colmar.


17 Oktober 1893: Leutnant 28 Juli 1892: Oberleutnant 27 Januar 1897: Hauptmann 18 August 1903: Major 20 April 1910: Oberstleutnant 22 März 1913: Oberst 27 Januar 1915 or 1916: Generalmajor 9 Oktober 1918: Generalleutnant 27 August 1939: Charakter als General der Infanterie

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