Fretter-Pico, Maximilian

BORN 6 Feb 1892, Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg - DIED 4 Apr 1984, Bad Wiessee, Bayern
GRAVE LOCATION Berlin: Kirchhof Jerusalem und Neue Kirche IV, Bergmannstrasse 45-47, Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg (Ostmauer)

Maximilian Fretter-Pico entered the Prussian army in 1910 and served in the First World War with the Reichswehr. He continued his career in the army between the wars and in 1941 he commanded the 97th Jäger Division in Army Group South and in Deceber of that year he was put in command of the XXX Corps that participated in the Battle of Sebastopol.

In 1944 he became the commander of the 6th Army and in March 10945 of the IX Corps. On 22 Apr 1945 he surrendered to the Americans and he was imprisoned until 1947. He lived until 1984 and died in Bad Wiessee, Bayern.


The grave of general Maximilian Fretter-Pico at the Kirchhof Jerusalem und Neue Kirche IV, Berlin.
Picture by Androom (15 Jul 2005)


Freud, Sigmund

Published: 23 Jul 2017
Last update: 04 Jan 2022