Kuno von Moltke

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Maximilian Harden (left), journalist who reported on the homosexual relationship between Philip, Prince of Eulenburg (centre) and Kuno von Moltke (right)

Lieutenant General Kuno Augustus Friedrich Karl Detlev Graf von Moltke (1847–1923), adjutant to Kaiser Wilhelm II and military commander of Berlin, was a principal in the homosexual scandal known as the Harden-Eulenburg Affair (1907) that rocked the Kaiser's entourage. Moltke was forced to leave the military service.

Further reading

  • Isabel Hull, The entourage of Kaiser Wilhelm II, Cambridge 1982.
  • John Röhl, Des Kaisers bester Freund, in: Kaiser, Hof und Staat. Wilhelm II. und die deutsche Politik, Munich 1988, pp. 35–77, v.a. 64 ff.
  • Nicolaus Sombart, Wilhelm II. Sündenbock und Herr der Mitte, Berlin 1996.
  • Olaf Jessen: Die Moltkes. Biographie einer Familie, C. H. Beck, Munich 2010, ISBN 978-3-406-604997

External links

  • Media related to Kuno von Moltke at Wikimedia Commons


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