Carl von Clausewitz

Carl von Clausewitz

Born: June 1, 1780

Died: November 16, 1831

Nationality: Belgian

Occupation: Soldier

Biography: Carl Philipp Gottfried von Clausewitz was a Prussian soldier and military theorist who stressed the moral and political aspects of war. His most notable work, Vom Kriege, was unfinished at his death.

Source/Notes: On War (2004 edition), Digireads.com Publishing - ISBN: 9781420902464
Source/Notes: The Prince, on War & the Art of War - Three All-Time Classics on Politics & War (2007 edition), Arc Manor LLC - ISBN: 9780978653651

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Source/Notes: Variant: "State policy is the womb in which War is developed" From: On War (1832)
Source/Notes: "On War" by Carl von Clausewitz, edited and translated by Michael Howard and Peter Paret (Princeton University Press, 1989), p. 141, Book II, Chapter 2

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Source/Notes: Principles of War (2003 edition), Courier Dover Publications - ISBN: 9780486427997