Theodor von Wundt
(14.06.1825 - 22.07.1883)
place of birth: Stuttgart, Württemberg
Generalleutnant Theodor von Wundt served as Württemberg's Minister of War
during the inter-War years. Wundt entered military service in 1840 and saw
action during the Austro-Prussian War of 1866, serving on the general
staff of Württemberg's Field Division headquarters. Following the war, Wundt was
transferred to Württemberg's War Ministry in Stuttgart and was granted German
nobility status in 1868 when awarded the Knight's Cross of Württemberg's
Order of the Crown.
Von Wundt remained at the War
Ministry during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71, using his
outstanding administrative and organizational skills to facilitate the
reorganization of Württemberg's military forces and its integration into the
Germany Imperial Army. In 1874, he was selected to provisionally replace Albert
von Suckow as Württemberg Minister of War. With his promotion to Generalleutnant
in 1879, von Wundt was officially appointed Minister of War.
suffered severe stomach ailments, however, and passed away during a
convalescent stay in Switzerland in 1883. Generalleutnant von Wundt was replaced
at the War Ministry aby Gustav von Steinheil. War Minister von Wundt's father
was also named Theodor Wundt and served in the Württemberg military forces as a
Generalmajor. His son likewise was named Theodor Wundt, and he served during the
Great War as a reserve division commmander.
13.09.1874 - 22.07.1883