Conrad von Hötzendorf, Franz, Graf

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Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf, Graf (fränts gräf kôn´rät fən hö´tsəndôrf), 1852–1925, Austro-Hungarian field marshal. He served (1906–11, 1912–17) as chief of staff and led the Austro-Hungarian armies in World War I. After his dismissal in 1917 because of his opposition to the peace plans of Emperor Charles I, he held (1917–18) an Austro-Hungarian command on the Italian front.

See his memoirs (5 vol., 1921–25).