Count Franz Hotzendorf
- Category : 1852-births
- Type : GP
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Split - Small (8,20)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Explanation 4
Austrian officer and Chief of the General Staff of the armed forces of the Austro-Hungarian Army and Navy during the 1914 July Crisis that led to the outbreak of World War I.
After the war, Conrad denied any personal guilt for the outbreak and the results of the war and blamed the Imperial court and politicians for it. Embittered and sickened, he died on 25 August 1925, while taking a cure in Bad Mergentheim, Germany.