Eugen König

Eugen König
Born (1896-09-19)19 September 1896
Died 8 April 1985(1985-04-08) (aged 88)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 91st Infantry Division
272nd Volksgrenadier Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Eugen König (19 September 1896 – 8 April 1985) was a German general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves.

Awards and decorations



  1. 1 2 Thomas 1997, p. 386.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 218.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 64.


  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 1: A–K] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2299-6. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalmajor Bernhard Klosterkemper
Commander of 91. Luftlande-Infanterie-Division
10 June 1944 - 10 August 1944
Succeeded by
Renamed 344. Infanterie-Division
Preceded by
Oberst Georg Koßmala
Commander of 272. Volksgrenadier-Division
13 December 1944 - 14 April 1945
Succeeded by
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