Benignus Ritter von Safferling
(30.11.1824 - 04.09.1899)
place of birth:  Freising, Bayern  (Bavaria)
Königreich Bayern:  Kriegsminister, General der Infanterie

                          


General von Safferling served in the Royal Bavarian Army as an infantry officer from 1841 through 1893. Safferling saw action in both the Austro-Prussian War of 1866 and functioned as as division-level staff officer during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71. In 1890, General von Safferling was appointed to replace Adolph von Heinleth as Bavaria's Minister of War, a position he held for three years.


     

Kriegsminister   06.05.1890  -  05.05.1893

General der Infanterie  20.09.1890

Eisernes Kreuz II  Deutsch-Französischer Krieg  1870–1871
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