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Rudolf von Eichthal

Full name: Rudolf Pfersmann von Eichthal
Gender: Male
Born: March 18, 1877 in Moravská Třebová, Pardubický kraj, Czech Republic
Died: August 17, 1974 in Vienna, Wien, Austria
Country: AUT Austria
Sport: Art Competitions


Rudolf von Eichthal was an officer, writer, and musician, whose wife was Theresia Kreutzbruck of Lilienfels. His military career took him to various parts of the monarchy and he served during World War I in the General Staff. In 1914-15 he was Chief of Staff of the Tyrolean defense, from 1916-18 he led the Corps section South Tirolia, and in 1918 he served in Russia and the Balkans, receiving multiple war decorations. Von Eichthal described the old Austrian soldier's life in novels and short stories, especially the novel The Kreuzberg by which he was first discovered. From 1919-36 he was a member of the Stage Orchestra of the State Theater, and was founder, director and longtime conductor of the trumpet choir at the Federal Theatre.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 59 Berlin Art Competitions Mixed Literature, Unknown Event Austria AUT AC

Mixed Literature, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1936 Summer 59 Berlin Art Competitions Austria Final Standings AC Eine deutsche Klinge
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