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Hermann Hohn

German general
The basics
Occupation Military personnel
Country Germany
Date of birth Renchen, Ortenau, Freiburg Government Region, Baden-Württemberg
Date of death Nov 13, 1968 Ladenburg, Rhein-Neckar, Karlsruhe Government Region, Baden-Württemberg
Awards German Cross in Gold, Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords
Authority VIAF id
The details

Hermann Hohn (11 October 1897 – 13 November 1968) was a German general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II, who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords.

Hohn was released in 1948 and settled in Ladenburg. From 1953 to 1965 he was mayor of Ladenburg.


  • Iron Cross (1914) 2nd Class (31 October 1917) & 1st Class (March 1919)
  • Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (26 June 1940) & 1st Class (23 July 1941)
  • German Cross in Gold on 17 April 1943 as Oberst in Grenadier-Regiment 105
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords
    • Knight's Cross on 28 November 1943 as Oberst and deputy leader of the 72. Infanterie-Division
    • 410th Oak Leaves on 1 March 1944 as Oberst and leader of the 72. Infanterie-Division
    • 109th Swords on 31 October 1944 as Generalmajor and commander of the 72. Infanterie-Division
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