|Birth Day:||July 5, 1939|
|Death Date:||Mar 2010|
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As per our current Database, Lothar Engelhardt died on Mar 2010.
He joined the Guard Regiment Hugo Eberlein in 1958 and became a professional soldier.
Lothar Engelhardt was born on July 5, 1939 in Wangenheim, district of Gotha, as son of a farmer's family. He successfully passed the school-leaving examination of the secondary school and joined the Guard Regiment Hugo Eberlein of the National People's Army in 1959. There he became a professional soldier and applied in 1959 for the attendance of the Armord Corp's Officers School in Großenhain. After successful graduation in 1961 he became a professional officer and served as platoon leader in the 15th Armord Regiment (German: Panzer Regiment 15) of the 7th Panzer Division. In this military unit he became also a member of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany.
Hereafter Engelhardt was assigned to the command and general staff officers course to the General Staff Academy (Russia) from 1982 to 1984. After successful study colonel Engelhard was assigned as Chief of the Reconnaissance Reconnaissance Department of the Ground Forces Command. On this position he served until 1987. In March, 1st 1988 he was designed to major general and became the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operative, and little after Deputy Commander in Chief and Chief of Staff in the Ground Forces Command. On September, 15th 1990 he was designed to the Commander in Chief of the National People's Army in the new East German Ministry of Disarmament and Defense.
Upon the reunification of Germany on October 3, 1990, Engelhardt was selected to serve as a civilian advisor with the Bundeswehr-Kommando Ost commanded by Lieutenant General Jörg Schönbohm. He was appointed advisor to the Bundeswehr liaison group headed by major general Hartmut Foertsch to the Group of Soviet Forces in Germany (Army General Boris Wassiljewitsch Snetkow; replaced by Colonel General Matwei Prokopjewitsch Burlakow on December 13, 1990). Additionally, Engelhardt was responsible for all general questions relating to the former National People's Army.
Lothar grew up with his family in Wangenheim, Germany.
Currently, Lothar Engelhardt is 83 years, 1 months and 13 days old. Lothar Engelhardt will celebrate 84th birthday on a Wednesday 5th of July 2023. Below we countdown to Lothar Engelhardt upcoming birthday.