Viktor Weber Edler von Webenau
Viktor Weber Edler von Webenau (* 13 November 1861 in Neuhaus
Neuhaus, Carinthia
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; † 6 May 1932 in Innsbruck
- Main sights :- Buildings :*Golden Roof*Kaiserliche Hofburg *Hofkirche with the cenotaph of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor*Altes Landhaus...

), General
A general officer is an officer of high military rank, usually in the army, and in some nations, the air force. The term is widely used by many nations of the world, and when a country uses a different term, there is an equivalent title given....

 in the Austro-Hungarian army while World War I
World War I
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, military governor of Montenegro
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 between 1916 and 1917 and head of the Austro-Hungarian armistice commission (Armistice of villa Giusti)


  • 1879: as Kadett-Offizierstellvertreter from Infanteriekadettenschule Liebenau to Feldjägerbataillon 27
  • 01. November 1880: Lieutenant, General staff branch
  • 01. May 1911: Major General and commander 4th Mountain Brigade
  • 25. April 1914: Supreme Military Court
  • 1. July 1914: Vice-President of SMC
  • 1. August 1914: Feldmarschalleutnant
  • 9. April 1915: Commander 47. Infanterie Division
  • 26. February 1916: Military Gouvernour of Montenegro
  • 10. July 1917: Commander X. Corps
  • 1. November 1917: General der Infanterie
  • 7. February 1918: Commander of all mobile troops in the districts of Vienna, Krakow, Lemberg
  • 15. May 1918: Commander XVIII. Corps
  • July 1918: Commander VI. Corps
  • 27. October - 3. November 1918: Chief of the "Waffenstillstandskommission" with Italy


Viktor Weber Edler von Webenau was married two times:
  • 1886 - 1900: Therese, née Baumgartner
  • 1901 - 1932: Anna, née Hebenstreit


  • Guido Weber-Webenau (Dr. phil.), (* 13 September 1887 in Tarvis; † ?)
  • Norbert Weber von Webenau, (* 7 July 1886 in Tarvis; † 26 August 1914 killed in action in Galicia)

Decorations (selection)

  • Knight's Cross of the Military Maria Theresia Order
    Military Order of Maria Theresa
    The Military Order of Maria Theresa was an Order of the Austro-Hungarian Empire founded on June 18, 1757, the day of the Battle of Kolin, by the Empress...

  • Grand Cross of the Franz Joseph Order with War Decoration
    Order of Franz Joseph
    The Imperial Austrian Franz Joseph Order was founded by the Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria on December 2, 1849 on the first anniversary of his assumption of the Imperial Crown...

  • Military Merit Cross 2nd Class with War Decoration and Swords
    Military Merit Cross (Austria-Hungary)
    The Military Merit Cross was a decoration of the Empire of Austria and, after the establishment of the Dual Monarchy in 1867, the Empire of Austria-Hungary. It was first established on October 22, 1849 and underwent several revisions to its design and award criteria over the years of its existence...

  • Order of the Iron Crown
    Order of the Iron Crown
    The Imperial Order of the Iron Crown was established June 5, 1805 by Napoleon Bonaparte . It took its name from the ancient Iron Crown of Lombardy, a medieval jewel with an iron ring, forged from what was supposed to be a nail from the True Cross as a band on the inside. This crown also gave its...

     2nd Class with War Decoration and Swords
  • Officer's Cross of the Franz Joseph Order
  • Honour Insignia 1st Class of the Austrian Red Cross
  • Military Merit Cross 3rd Class
  • Bronze Military Merit Medal with War Decoration (Signum Laudis)
  • Service Badge for Officers 2nd Class
  • Military Jubilee Medal 1898
  • Military Jubilee Cross 1908
  • Mobilization Cross of 1912/13
  • Prussian Iron Cross
    Iron Cross
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     1st and 2nd Class
  • Ottoman Iron Crescent

He was additionally appointed a Geheimer Rat (Privy Councillor).


  • 1 November 1880: Leutnant
  • 1 May 1886: Oberleutnant
  • 1 October 1893: Hauptmann 2. Klasse
  • 1 November 1895: Hauptmann 1. Klasse
  • 1 November 1898: Major
  • 1 May 1902: Oberstleutnant
  • 1 May 1905: Oberst
  • 2 May 1911: Generalmajor
  • 8 August 1914: Feldmarschalleutnant
  • 17 November 1917: General der Infanterie

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