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Karl von Clausewitz
Carl Phillip Gottlieb von Clausewitz (June 1, 1780 - November 16, 1831) was
a Prussian military thinker.
He attained the rank of Major-General in the Prussian Military, and is
famous for writing the military strategy book Vom Kriege (On War), first
published in 1832.
Despite never completing (On War), his ideas have been widely influencial in
He is perhaps most quoted on the idea that war -- violent military action --
is only the 'strong arm' of diplomacy, utilized when more peaceful means of
persuasion are not sufficient.
He married Countess Marie von BrŸhl.