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16th (Schleswig Holstein) Hussars "Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria, King of Hungary"

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Active  1866–1918
Branch  Prussian Army
Role  Hussars
Country  German Empire
Type  Cavalry
Garrison/HQ  Schleswig
16th (Schleswig-Holstein) Hussars

The 16th (Schleswig-Holstein) Hussars “Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria, King of Hungary” were a cavalry regiment of the Royal Prussian Army. The regiment was formed in 1866. It fought in the Franco-Prussian war and World War I. In 1872 it was named after Emperor Francis Joseph I of Austria, who became its colonel-in-chief. The regiment was stationed in Gottorf Castle until its disbanding in 1918.

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16th (Schleswig-Holstein) Hussars "Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria, King of Hungary" Wikipedia


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