Mannerheim, Freiherr, Carl Gustav Emil

Date of birth:
June 4th, 1867 (Castle Villnäs/Askainen, Finland)
Date of death:
January 27th, 1951 (Lausanne, Suisse)
Buried on:
Finnish War Cemetery Helsinki-Hietaniemi
Nationality:
Finnish (1918-present, Republic)

Biography

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Awarded on:
1895
Awarded on:
1902
Ordine dei Santi Maurizio e Lazzaro - Cavaliere
Awarded on:
1902
Chevalier de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
Awarded on:
1906
Order of St. Anna II class
Awarded on:
1906
Details:
With swords
Order of St. Stanislaus II class
Awarded on:
1904
Order of St. Vladimir 4th Class
Awarded on:
1912
Officier de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
December 18th, 1914
Cross of St. George IV class
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
January 26th, 1916
Details:
With swords
Order of St. Vladimir 2nd Class
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
April 6th, 1918
Vapaudenristin 4.luokka miekkojen kera (VR 4 mk)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
April 30th, 1918
Details:
Met zwaarden
Vapaudenristin Suurristi (VR SR / VR SR mk)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
1918
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
1918
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
1918
Kungliga Svärdsorden - Commander
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
February 18th, 1919
Elefantordenen
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
March 23rd, 1919
Kungliga Serafimerorden
Rank:
Sotamarsalkka (Field Marshal)
Awarded on:
1937
Ehrenzeichen des Deutschen Roten Kreuzes, 1.Stufe
Rank:
Sotamarsalkka (Field Marshal)
Awarded on:
1938
Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBE)
Rank:
Sotamarsalkka (Field Marshal)
Awarded on:
1939
Grosskreuz des Deutschen Adlerordens (mit oder ohne Schwertern)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sotamarsalkka (Field Marshal)
Awarded on:
March 20th, 1940
Action:
With Swords and Diamonds.
Vapaudenristin Suurristi (VR SR / VR SR mk)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sotamarsalkka (Field Marshal)
Awarded on:
May 16th, 1940
Action:
Received with Rosette
Vapaudenmitalin 1.luokka (VM 1)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sotamarsalkka (Field Marshal)
Awarded on:
November 30th, 1940
Action:
Received with clasp
Talvisodan muistomitali
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sotamarsalkka (Field Marshal)
Awarded on:
November 30th, 1940
Merit for Civil Defence 1st Class
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sotamarsalkka (Field Marshal)
Awarded on:
1940
Grand Croix de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sotamarsalkka (Fieldmarshall)
Awarded on:
November 1st, 1941
Details:
Royal Decree no. 3026 dated 1 November 1941
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 3
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sotamarsalkka (Fieldmarshall)
Awarded on:
November 1st, 1941
Details:
Royal Decree no. 3026 dated 1 November 1941.
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 2
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sotamarsalkka (Fieldmarshall)
Awarded on:
November 1st, 1941
Details:
Royal Decree no. 3026 dated 1 November 1941
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sotamarsalkka (Field Marshal)
Awarded on:
1941
Awarded for:
Operation Barbarossa
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sotamarsalkka (Field Marshal)
Awarded on:
August 18th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sotamarsalkka (Field Marshal)
Awarded on:
1941
Awarded for:
Operation Barbarossa
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sotamarsalkka (Field Marshal)
Awarded on:
October 7th, 1941
Vapaudenristin 2.luokan Mannerheim-risti (MR 2)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sotamarsalkka (Field Marshal)
Awarded on:
October 7th, 1941
Vapaudenristin 1.luokan Mannerheim-risti (MR 1)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sotamarsalkka (Field Marshal)
Awarded on:
May 24th, 1942
Ordine Militare di Savoia -Grande Ufficiale
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Suomen marsalkka (Marshal of Finland)
Awarded on:
1942
Details:
With Crown and Swords
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Suomen marsalkka (Marshal of Finland)
Awarded on:
1942
Red Krune Kralja Zvonimira Grand Cross with Swords and Star
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Suomen marsalkka (Marshal of Finland)
Awarded on:
1942
Kyuokujitsu sho, 1st Class
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Suomen marsalkka (Marshal of Finland)
Awarded on:
1942
Gemeinsames Flugzeugfuhrer-Beobachter Abzeichen mit Brillianten
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Suomen marsalkka (Marshal of Finland)
Awarded on:
April 8th, 1944
Details:
And diamonds
Suomen Leijonan suurristi miekkoineen (SL suurr mk)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Suomen marsalkka (Marshal of Finland)
Awarded on:
June 4th, 1944
Details:
And diamonds
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Suomen marsalkka (Marshal of Finland)
Awarded on:
August 8th, 1944
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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