Gustav Schwarzenegger

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Gustav Schwarzenegger
Born(1907-08-17)17 August 1907
Austria-Hungary
Died13 December 1972(1972-12-13) (aged 65)
Weiz, Steiermark, Austria
Buried atWeiz Cemetery, Weiz, Steiermark, Austria
Allegiance Austria
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Nazi Germany Army
Years of service1930–1937, 1939–1944
RankHauptfeldwebel
Unit4th Panzer Army, Feldgendarmerie
Battles/warsWorld War II
AwardsIron Cross 1st Class
Other workPoliceman

Gustav Schwarzenegger (17 August 1907 – 13 December 1972) was an Austrian police chief, postal inspector and a military police officer. He was the father of Hollywood star and former Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Gustav Schwarzenegger was born in Austria-Hungary, the son of Cecelia (née Hinterleitner, 1878-1968) and Karl Schwarzenegger (1872-1927).[1] He was a sportsman and loved music.

Schwarzenegger died of a stroke in Weiz, Steiermark, Austria on 13 December 1972 at the age of 65.

References[change | change source]

  1. Krasniewicz, Louise; Blitz, Michael (2006-01-01). Arnold Schwarzenegger: A Biography. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 9780313338106.

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