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|Born||16 June 1896|
|Died||18 April 1980(1980-04-18) (aged 83)|
|Allegiance|| German Empire
|Years of service||1914–45|
|Commands held||29th Infantry Division|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross|
Hans-Georg Leyser (16 June 1896 – 18 April 1980) was a general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the 29. Infanterie-Division. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Leyser surrendered on 31 January 1943 during the Battle of Stalingrad.
Awards and decorations
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 3 May 1942 as Oberst and commander of Infanterie-Regiment 51 (mot.) 
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 237.
- Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) . Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6.
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