By using this site, you agree to its use of cookies as provided in our policy.

Helmuth von Moltke the Elder - Berlin, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 52° 30.921 E 013° 21.036
33U E 388076 N 5819637
Quick Description: This statue of Helmuth von Moltke the Elder, a German Field Marshal, is located near the Victory Column in the Tiergarten area of Berlin, Germany.
Location: Berlin, Germany
Date Posted: 10/31/2014 1:11:42 PM
Waymark Code: WMMRYJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
Views: 8

Long Description:

This life-size marble statue of Helmuth von Moltke the Elder depicts him in a standing position, but leaning against a short wall. He is in full military dress. His right leg is crossed over his left leg at the knee position. His left hand is resting on top of his right hand, both of which are held in front of his abdomen. The plinth is constructed from the same marble as the statue.


"Helmuth Karl Bernhard Graf von Moltke (26 October 1800, Parchim, Mecklenburg-Schwerin – 24 April 1891) was a German Field Marshal. The chief of staff of the Prussian Army for thirty years, he is regarded as the creator of a new, more modern method of directing armies in the field. He is often referred to as Moltke the Elder to distinguish him from his nephew Helmuth Johann Ludwig von Moltke, who commanded the German Army at the outbreak of World War I."

--Wikipedia (visit link)
URL of the statue: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
You must have visited the site in person, not online.
Search for... Google Map
Google Maps
Bing Maps Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Statues of Historic Figures
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Nearest Hotels
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log User Rating  
Mochito on Tour visited Helmuth von Moltke the Elder - Berlin, Germany 4/20/2018 Mochito on Tour visited it
stinger503 visited Helmuth von Moltke the Elder - Berlin, Germany 3/12/2017 stinger503 visited it
André de Montbard visited Helmuth von Moltke the Elder - Berlin, Germany 5/27/2016 André de Montbard visited it

View all visits/logs