Dr. med. dent. Franz Fritz August Bäke (28 February 1898 – 12 December 1978) was a German Army officer and tank commander during World War I. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords, awarded by Nazi Germany to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. A reservist, Bäke was a dentist in civilian life, having received his doctorate in dental medicine in 1923.