Hermann von Spaun

Last updated
Hermann von Spaun

von Spaun
Born(1833-05-09)9 May 1833
Vienna, Austrian Empire (today Austria)
Died 28 May 1919(1919-05-28) (aged 86)
Gorizia (today Italy)
Allegiance  Austria-Hungary
Service/branch Imperial and Royal War Navy
Rank Admiral
Commands heldChef der Marinesektion (Commander of Navy) (December 1897-October 1904)

Hermann Freiherr von Spaun (9 May 1833 – 28 May 1919) was an admiral in the Austro-Hungarian Navy. He was the Commander-in-Chief of the Austro-Hungarian Navy from December 1897 to October 1904.

Contents

Background

Von Spaun was born in 1833 in Vienna the capital of the Austrian Empire as the son of Joseph von Spaun and Franziska Roner Edle von Ehrenwert. He married Emma Lobmeyr on 28 April 1893 in Trieste.

Honours

The cruiser SMS Admiral Spaun was named in his honour.

Literature