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Hans Stohwasser

Hans Stohwasser

German admiral
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro German admiral
Countries Germany
Occupations Officer
Gender male
Birth 4 May 1884 (Dresden, Dresden Directorate District, Saxony, Germany)
Death 30 May 1967 (Neumünster, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Star sign Taurus
Hans Stohwasser
The details

Hans Stohwasser (4 May 1884 – 30 May 1967) was a Vizeadmiral in the Kriegsmarine of Nazi Germany. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.


  • Iron Cross (1914) 2nd Class (27 January 1915) & 1st Class (31 May 1916)
  • Hanseatic Cross of Hamburg
  • Military Merit Cross of Mecklenburg 2nd Class
  • Knight's Cross of the Albert Order of Saxony 1st Class with Swords
  • Wehrmacht Long Service Award 4th to 1st Class (2 October 1936)
  • Honour Cross of the World War 1914/1918 (11 January 1935)
  • Sudetenland Medal (20 December 1939)
  • Clasp to the Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (26 November 1939) & 1st Class (22 April 1940)
  • Minesweepers, Sub-Chasers and Escort-Vessel War Badge (1 September 1940)
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 30 November 1940 as Konteradmiral and Befehlshaber der Sicherung der Ostsee (Commander of the security of the Baltic Sea)
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