For other uses, see Moltke (disambiguation).

Moltke is a noble family resident in Germany and Scandinavia, originally from Mecklenburg. Members of the family have been noted as statesmen and high military officers in Denmark and Germany.

The family is descended from Fridericus Meltiko, a knight of Mecklenburg who lived in the mid 13th century.[1]



  1. Pommersches Urkundenbuch 593; Mecklenburgisches Urkundenbuch 734


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