Ludwig Gustav von Thile
(11.11.1781 - 21.11.1852)
place of birth: Dresden, Saxony
Preußen: Chef des
Militärkabinetts, General der Infanterie
General Ludwig von Thile served with the Prussian Army
during the first half of the 19th century. As a young officer, von
Thile succeeded General von Boyen as Chief of Friedrich Wilhelm III's
Military Cabinet, also known as the 1st Division of the General War
Department (1. Division im Allgemeinen Kriegsdepartment).
He was also awarded the Pour le Merite honors in 1807.
General von Thile was later selected as one of
Friedrich Wilhelm III's General Adjutants. He also served a commander
of 6th Infantry Division, was well as commandant of Erfurt and then
Torgau. When Friedrich Wilhelm IV. took the throne in 1840, he chose
General von Thile as his Geheimer Staatsminister.
General von Thile retired from active military duty in 1848 and passed
away in 1852 in Frankfurt an der Oder.