Georg Zeumer

1890 - 1917

Born in Mikołów, descendant of factory owning family of Zeumers. He was one of the first German aviators and pioneer of air force during the World War I. Honored with the Knight?s Cross (Ritterkreuz) of the Order of St. Henry (Militär St. Heinrichsorden) for his service at the front (already in 1914). He went down in history as the man who trained to fly the legendary ?Red Baron? Manfreda von Richthofen.? Died in a battle, shot nearby La Ferriere. He is buried in the Evangelic Cemetery in Mikołów.

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