Christian Friedrich August von Moller
Christian Friedrich August von Moller (born May 27, 1734 in Berlin ; † September 12, 1802 there ) was a royal Prussian major general and head of an artillery regiment. He also became assessor of the 3rd Department of the Upper War College .
He joined the artillery on January 14, 1748 as a bombardier . He became Second Lieutenant on August 15, 1750 and Premier Lieutenant on May 13. He skipped over the staff captain and was given a company on December 27, 1761. On May 25, 1772 he became major and in September 1772 commander of the 8th Battalion of the Artillery Corps. On June 25, 1779 he was promoted to lieutenant colonel. On December 11, 1785 he became a colonel. In 1786 the 3rd Artillery Regiment was handed over to him. On June 25, 1787, he became an assessor in the third department of the newly established Oberkriegskollegium. On June 30, 1789, he was appointed major general during the revue of the Artillery Corps. For his work he received a cash gift of 3,000 thalers from King Friedrich Wilhelm II on July 2, 1788.
In 1792 he became chief and inspector general of the entire artillery. After the Valmy cannonade, he went to headquarters. In 1793 he commanded the siege artillery off Mainz and was retired on September 18, 1795. He died in Berlin in 1802.
The Mollergasse in Berlin was named after him.
He is married to Antoinette Schönermark . She was the daughter of the royal privy councilor and director of the Upper Reich Chamber of Johann Ernst Schönermark († May 17, 1781 in Berlin).
- Louis von Malinowsky, Robert von Bonin : History of the Brandenburg-Prussian artillery . Volume 1. Duncker and Humblot, Berlin 1840, p. 207 ( digitized in the Google book search).
- Anton Balthasar König : Christian Friedrich August von Moller . In: Biographical lexicon of all heroes and military figures who made themselves famous in the Prussian service . tape 3 . Arnold Wever, Berlin 1790, p. 60 ( Christian Friedrich August von Moller at Wikisource [PDF]).
- Bernhard von Poten : Moller, Christian Friedrich August von . In: Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB). Volume 22, Duncker & Humblot, Leipzig 1885, p. 123.
|SURNAME||Moller, Christian Friedrich August von|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Möller, Christian Friedrich August von|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Prussian major general, assessor of the 3rd department of the Oberkriegskolleg|
|DATE OF BIRTH||May 27, 1734|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Berlin|
|DATE OF DEATH||September 12, 1802|
|Place of death||Berlin|