|Born:||20 Mar 1867 || |
|Died:||8 Aug 1933 ||Gnadau |
Born in 1867 Paul König originally was a Captain in the Merchant navy. During 1914 he recalled to active duty as a Kapitänleutnant der Reserve.
In 1916 became CO of the merchant submarine Deutschland. He took the merchant submarine on two patrols to the US for commercial purposes. He received the Iron Cross 1st Class the same year.
In 1917 he became CO of a Sperrbrechergruppe.
From 1919 until 1931 he was branch leader at the Norddeutschen Lloyd. Paul König died on 8 August, 1933 at Gnadau where he is buried.