Full name: Wilhelm Albrecht Carlotto Alexander von Hohenau
Born: November 27, 1884 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Died: April 11, 1957 in Rissen, Hamburg, Germany
Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
Wilhelm, Count von Hohenau was an active officer in the Royal Prussian Army and a show jumper. He came in sixth in the individual event at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics on his horse [Pretty Girl], and won a bronze medal in team jumping.
Count von Hohenau attended various schools and the cadet corps in Berlin-Lichterfelde. As an active officer he served in the Gardes du Corps, then in LeibkÃ¼rassier Regiment No. 1 in WrocÅaw. From 1911-14 he was commandant of the Military Riding Institute in Hannover, where he worked as a riding teacher from 1918-20 after the end of World War I. For decades, Count von Hohenau was considered Germany's most successful show jumper. In the years 1920-33, he earned 227 wins and countless podiums on various courses in Europe. He later worked as a private riding teacher.
|1912 Summer||27||Stockholm||Equestrianism||Men's Jumping, Individual||Germany||GER||6T|
|1912 Summer||27||Stockholm||Equestrianism||Men's Jumping, Team||Germany||GER||3||Bronze|
|1912 Summer||27||Stockholm||Equestrianism||Germany||Pretty Girl||Final Standings||6T||181||3:19.0|
|1912 Summer||27||Stockholm||Equestrianism||Germany||GER||Pretty Girl||Final Standings||3||177||0/13||3:14.0|