Eduard von Capelle

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Admiral Eduard von Capelle (10 October, 1855 – 23 February, 1931) was a German Navy officer and Navy Minister.

Capelle served in the National Marine Ministry from 1891 and in 1904 became Director of the Administration Department. In 1914 he became under secretary. During this time he was an assistant to Admiral von Tirpitz and in 1916 Capelle superseded Tirpitz as State Secretary of the Imperial Navy Office.

Bibliography

  • Rangliste der Kaiserlich Deutschen Marine für das jahr 1905. Berlin: Ernst Siegfried Mittler und Sohn.
  • Rangliste der Kaiserlich Deutschen Marine für das jahr 1907. Berlin: Ernst Siegfried Mittler und Sohn.
  • Degener, Hermann A. L. (1906). Wer ist's? Unser Zeitgenossen. Leipzig: H. A. Ludwig Degener.
  • Herwig, Holger H. (1973). The German Naval Officer Corps: A Social and Political History, 1890-1918. Oxford: The Clarendon Press.
  • Kelly, Patrick J. (2011). Tirpitz and the Imperial German Navy. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press. ISBN 9780253355935 (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).


 

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