Hermann Schaefer (1885–1962) was a German general during the Second World War.
In 1885, Hermann Schaefer was born in Metz, in Alsace-Lorraine. Schaefer fought during the First World War, with the rank of Oberleutnant (First Lieutenant) and eventually Hauptmann (Captain). He made a career in the Reichswehr, then in the Army, the German army. During the Second World War, Hermann Schaefer participated in many military operations in Poland and Italy. He obtained the rank of Generalmajor on February 1941.
Hermann Schaefer died in 1962 in Kassel, Germany.
- Eisernes Kreuz