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Bauer, Ferdinand Freiherr von#

b. Lvív, Ukraine (then Lemberg), March 7, 1825, d. Vienna, July 26, 1893, ordnance master, took several innovative measures to reform the Imperial Army, 1888-1893 Imperial Minister of War. Introduced the 8 mm repeating rifle and smokeless gunpowder, set up a corps of engineers and overhauled the artillery.