Paul Nikolaus von Falkenhorst (* 17. January 1885 – † 18. June 1968) - German general, fighting in the First and Second world war, the commander of the invading troops to Denmark and Norway in 1940, which significantly participated in the preparation of attack on these neutral states. He was then up to the year 1944, the commander of German troops in Norway. After the war, indicted, found guilty and sentenced to death.