Maximilian August Hermann Julius von Laffert (10 May 1855 in Lindau – 20 July 1917 in Frankfurt am Main) was a Saxon officer, later General of Cavalry during World War I. He was a recipient of the Pour le Mérite.
Maximilian von Laffert suffered a heart attack while commanding his troops in France and died later in Frankfurt on 20 July 1917. He is interred at the Nordfriedhof in Dresden.
- Iron Cross of 1914, 1st and 2nd class
- Pour le Mérite (1 September 1916)
- Order of the Crown, 4th class (Prussia)
- Commander 2nd class of the Military Order of St. Henry (31 July 1916); previously awarded the Knight's Cross on 9 September 1914
- Order of the Red Eagle, 4th class
- Commander of the House Order of the White Falcon
- Commander 1st class of the Albert Order
- Commander 2nd class of the Saxe-Ernestine House Order
- Commander, 1st Class of the Civil Order of Saxony
- Service Award (Saxony)
- Military Merit Order, 2nd class with star (Bavaria)
- Commander, 1st Class of the Order of Henry the Lion (Brunswick)
- Knight's Cross, 1st Class of the Friedrich Order (Württemberg)