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Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim

Treuchtlingen 1594 - Leipzig 1932
field marshal of the Holy Roman Empire in the Thirty Years' War
Erich Pummer
A. Zöttl (Wien)

Pappenheim /  Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim   Pappenheim /  Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim


Bronze statue of Count Pappenheim, with on the base f.m. graf g. pappenheim


gottfried heinrich
graf zu pappenheim
1594 - 1632


EP PUMMER | Rossatz
guss a. zöttl wien


Count Pappenheim became world famous, since his name forms the key part of the Czech, Flemish, Dutch, Scandinavian, and German colloquialism; "I know my fellow Pappenheims" ("ich kenne meine Pappenheimer"). It is used to imply tongue-in-cheek that someone has, is or will be acting in a way that is completely expected. The sentence originally held a positive connotation and referred to the determination of Pappenheim's horsemen. Friedrich Schiller used the modified sentence "Daran erkenn' ich meine Pappenheimer" in his Wallenstein trilogy.



Location (N 48°56'2" - E 10°58'29")

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Item Code: deby387; Photograph: 11 October 2014
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