List of Field Marshals of the Holy Roman Empire
This is a list of those who were granted the rank of Feldmarschall by the Holy Roman Emperor
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- 1618 - Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly (1559–1632)
- 1618 - Charles Bonaventure de Longueval, Count of Bucquoy (1571–1621)
- 1622 - Marchese Hieronymus Caraffa de Montenegro († 1630)
- 1625 - Ramboldo, Count of CollaltoRamboldo, Count of CollaltoRamboldo XIII, Count of Collalto was an Italian Imperial commander.-Biography:Born at Mantua into an ancient noble Venetian family , dating back to the 10th century, he was the son of Venetian general Antonio IV of Collalto. Expelled from the Republic of Venice, he joined the Imperial Army and...
- 1625 - Gottfried Graf von Pappenheim (1594-1632)
- 1625 - Albrecht von WallensteinAlbrecht von WallensteinAlbrecht Wenzel Eusebius von Wallenstein , actually von Waldstein, was a Bohemian soldier and politician, who offered his services, and an army of 30,000 to 100,000 men during the Danish period of the Thirty Years' War , to the Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II...
(1583–1634) – general Wallenstein
- 1626 – Baltasar von Marradas (1560–1638)
- 1627 – Hans Georg von Arnim-BoitzenburgHans Georg von Arnim-BoitzenburgJohann or Hans Georg von Arnim-Boitzenburg was a Field Marshal of Holy Roman Empire and the Electorate of Saxony, diplomat, and politician.Arnim was born in Boitzenburger Land, Brandenburg...
- 1627 – Heinrich, Graf Schlick (Schlik zu Bassano und Weißkirchen) († 1650)
- 1629 – Ernst, Graf zu Anhalt († 1630)
- 1629 – Torquato ContiTorquato ContiTorquato Conti was an Italian military commander who served as a General-Field Marshal of the Holy Roman Empire during the Thirty Years War. His barbarous treatment of defenceless villagers earned him the nickname, The Devil...
Marchese di Guadagnolo († 1636)
- 1631 – Rudolf von TiefenbachRudolf von TiefenbachRudolf von Tiefenbach was a German military commander who served the Holy Roman Empire during the Thirty Years' War.Despite beiong raised a protestant, von Tiefenbach joined the catholic Hapsburg army in 1613....
(Teuffenbach zu Mayerhofen) (1582–1653)
- 1632 - Johann von Aldringen (1588–1634)
- 1632 – Matthias GallasMatthias GallasMatthias Gallas, Graf von Campo und Herzog von Lucera , was an Austrian soldier, who first saw service in Flanders, then in Savoy with the Spaniards, and subsequently joined the forces of the Catholic League as captain during the Thirty Years' War.On the general outbreak of hostilities in Germany,...
- 1632 – Heinrich von Holk (1599–1633)
- 1632 – Hannß Casimir von Schaumberg (Schaumburg) (1649)
- 1633 – Christian von Ilow (1585–1634) (or Illo)
- 1633 – Philipp Graf von MansfeldPhilipp von Mansfeldthumb|250px|Philipp von MansfeldPhilipp von Mansfeld , was Graf von Mansfeld, Vorderort and Bornstedt who commanded troops during the Thirty Years' War. He first fought on the side of the Swedish Empire under his second-cousin, was captured, changed allegiance and raised a navy for General...
- 1634 – Archduke Ferdinand of AustriaFerdinand III, Holy Roman EmperorFerdinand III was Holy Roman Emperor from 15 February 1637 until his death, as well as King of Hungary and Croatia, King of Bohemia and Archduke of Austria.-Life:...
(1608–1657) – Supreme Commander after the death of Wallenstein; 1637 Holy Roman Emperor
- 1634 – Rudolf Hieronymus Eusebius von Colloredo-WaldseeRudolf Hieronymus Eusebius von Colloredo-WaldseeRudolf Hieronymus Eusebius von Colloredo-Waldsee, born November 2 1585 in České Budějovice, Kingdom of Bohemia , was a Bohemian nobleman and the brother of Hieronymus von Colloredo-Waldsee. A member of the Colloredo family, he distinguished himself in the Thirty Years' War, especially at the...
- 1634 - Ottavio Piccolomini (1599-1656)
- 1634 – Melchior, Graf Hatzfeld von Gleichen (1593–1658)
- 1636 – Charles, Duke of Lorraine-Elboeuf († 1656)
- 1637 – Matthias, Prinz von Toscana († 1667)
- 1638 – Maximilian, Prince of Liechtenstein (1578–1643)
- 1638 – Friedrich, Duke von Savelli († 1649)
- 1639 – Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of AustriaArchduke Leopold Wilhelm of AustriaArchduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria was an Austrian military commander, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands from 1647 to 1656, and a patron of the arts.-Biography:...
- 1639 – Francesco Marchese Carretto de Grana († 1652)
- 1639 – Gottfried, Count Huyn, Freiherr von Geleen Amstenraedt und Wachtendonck († 1657)
- 1641 – Franz Albert, Duke zu Sachsen-Lauenburg († 1642)
- 1642 – Peter, Graf Holzapfel (Melander) (1589–1648)
- 1644 – Johann, Graf Götz († 1645)
- 1647 – Wenzel, Fürst Lobkowitz, Herzog von Sagan († 1666)
- 1647 – Johann von WerthJohann von WerthCount Johann von Werth , also Jan von Werth or in French Jean de Werth, was a German general of cavalry in the Thirty Years' War.-Biography:...
- 1648 – Jakob, Marchese Monterosa († 1648)
- 1648 – Hans Christoph von Puchheim († 1657)
- 1648 – Johann, Baron von Reischenberg († 1657)
- 1649 – Alessandro Marchese del BorroAlessandro Marchese del BorroAlessandro Marchese del Borro was a Tuscan nobleman and general. He became a Field Marshal of the Holy Roman Empire.- Biography :...
- 1650 – Walter, Count Leslie (1607–1667)
- 1651 – Adrian, Count Enckevoirth († 1663)
- 1655 – Adam, Count Forgach de Ghymes († 1681)
- 1658 - Raimondo MontecuccoliRaimondo MontecuccoliRaimondo, Count of Montecúccoli or Montecucculi was an Italian military general who also served as general for the Austrians, and was also a prince of the Holy Roman Empire and Neapolitan Duke of Melfi....
- 1659 – Friedrich, Markgraf von Baden-Durlach (1617–1677)
- 1660 – Don Hannibal, Prince Gonzaga (1602–1668) – City commander of Vienna
- 1664 – Leopold Wilhelm, Margrave of Baden-BadenLeopold Wilhelm, Margrave of Baden-BadenMargrave Leopold Wilhelm of Baden-Baden was an Imperial Field Marschal.He was the second son of Wilhelm, Margrave of Baden-Baden and Catharina Ursula von Hohenzollern–Hechingen....
- 1664 – Philipp Florinus, Pfalzgraf bei Rhein (1630–1703)
- 1664 – Jean-Louis Raduit de SouchesJean-Louis Raduit de SouchesCount Jean-Louis Raduit de Souches was an German Imperial Field marshal of French descent...
- 1664 – Otto Christoph von SparrOtto Christoph von SparrOtto Christoph Freiherr von Sparr was a Generalfeldmarschall of Brandenburg-Prussia.Sparr came from a noble family from the Margraviate of Brandenburg. He was born either in Lichterfelde near Eberswalde in 1599 or Prenden near Bernau in 1605.Sparr was an imperial officer during the Thirty Years' War...
- 1672 – Alexander von BournonvilleAlexander von BournonvilleAlexander von Bournonville, Alexander de Bournonville, Alexander II Hyppolite, Prince of Bournonville and Count of Hennin was a Flemish military man...
(† 1690), entered in Spanish service in 1676
- 1675 – Charles V, Duke of LorraineCharles V, Duke of LorraineCharles V , Karl V. Leopold, , son of Nicolas François, Duke of Lorraine, and Claude Françoise de Lorraine. Karl Leopold was born in Vienna and became the brother in law of Emperor Leopold and son in law of emperor Ferdinand III...
(1634–1690), lifted the Siege of Vienna in 1683
- 1676 – Johann Adolf, Duke zu Holstein († 1704)
- 1682 – Ernst Rüdiger von StarhembergErnst Rüdiger von StarhembergCount Ernst Rüdiger von Starhemberg was the army commander of Vienna during the second siege of Vienna in 1683, imperial general during the Great Turkish War and President of the Hofkriegsrat.Starhemberg fought in the 1660s under Raimondo Montecuccoli against the French and the Turks.In 1683 he...
(1638–1701), defender of Vienna 1683
- 1682 – Prince Georg Friedrich of WaldeckPrince Georg Friedrich of WaldeckPrince Georg Friedrich of Waldeck was a German and Dutch Field Marshal .In 1641, Waldeck entered the service of the States-General of the Netherlands; later in 1651, in the service of Brandenburg, he reached the highest rank as minister...
- 1683 – Hermann, Markgraf von Baden-Baden († 1691)
- 1683 – Kaspar Zdeněk Kaplíř von Sulevic (1611–1686), logistic organizer of Vienna's defense 1683
- 1683 - Count Aeneas Sylvius de CapraraAeneas de CapraraCount Aeneas Sylvius de Caprara , also known as Enea Silvio or Äneas Sylvius von Caprara, was an Austrian Field Marshal during the Nine Years' War.-Biography:...
- 1683 – Othon Henri del Caretto, Marquis of SavonaOthon Henri del Caretto, Marquis of SavonaOthon Henri del Caretto or del Carretto, Marquis of Grana was an Imperial Army commander and political figure....
- 1683 – Johann Heinrich von Dünewald (1617–1691)
- 1683 – Jakob, Graf Leslie († 1692)
- 1683 – Julius Franz Herzog zu Sachsen-Lauenburg (1641–1689)
- 1686 – Louis William, Margrave of Baden-BadenLouis William, Margrave of Baden-BadenLouis William, Margrave of Baden was the ruler of Baden in Germany and chief commander of the Imperial army. He was also known as Türkenlouis...
(1655–1707) – der Türkenlouis
- 1687 – Rudolf Graf Rabatta zu Dornberg († 1686)
- 1687 – Carl Theodor Otto Fürst Salm, Wildgraf zu Daun und Kyburg, Rheingraf zum Stein († 1710)
- 1688 – Antonio Graf Caraffa († 1693)
- 1689 – Heinrich Franz von Mansfeld, Fürst zu Fondi (1641–1715)
- 1689 – Johann Carl Graf Serény († 1690)
- 1689 – Maximilian Lorenz von Starhemberg († 1689)
- 1689 – Christian Ludwig Prince of Waldeck († 1706)
- 1690 – Walrad Fürst zu Nassau († 1702)
- 1691 – Christian Ernst, Margrave of Brandenburg-BayreuthChristian Ernst, Margrave of Brandenburg-BayreuthChristian Ernst of Brandenburg-Bayreuth was a member of the House of Hohenzollern and Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth....
- 1693 - Prince Eugene of SavoyPrince Eugene of SavoyPrince Eugene of Savoy , was one of the most successful military commanders in modern European history, rising to the highest offices of state at the Imperial court in Vienna. Born in Paris to aristocratic Italian parents, Eugene grew up around the French court of King Louis XIV...
(1663-1736), Prinz Eugen
- 1694 – Johann Wilhelm Anton Reichsgraf von und zu Daun (1706)
- 1694 – Johann Carl Graf Pálffy († 1694)
- 1694 – Ferdinand Freiherr von Stadl († 1696)
- 1694 – Francis Viscount Taafe Earl of CarlingfordFrancis Taaffe, 3rd Earl of CarlingfordFrancis Taaffe, 3rd Earl of Carlingford , was 4th Viscount Taaffe, of Corren and 4th Baron of Ballymote and an army commander and politician from Irish descent in the service of Emperor Ferdinand III in the Austrian capital Vienna and later of Duke Charles IV of Lorraine in Nancy.Francis Taaffe was...
- 1694 – Friedrich Ambros Graf Veterani (1650–1695)
- 1694 – Frederick Charles, Duke of Württemberg-Winnental (1652–1698)
- 1696 – Hermann Otto II of Limburg StirumHermann Otto II of Limburg StirumGeneral Hermann Otto II of Limburg Stirum , count of Limburg Stirum and Bronckhorst, sovereign lord zu Gemen, was the son of Adolf Ernst of Limburg Stirum and an imperial army commander....
- 1696 – Charles of Lorraine, Prince of Commercy (1661–1702)
- 1696 – Leopold Philipp Reichsfürst von MontecuccoliLeopold Philip MontecuccoliLeopold Philip Montecuccoli was an Austrian Field Marshal.Leopold Philip Montecuccoli was the son of the famous Imperial Field Marshal Raimondo Montecuccoli and Maria Margareta von Dietrichstein , daughter of Max von Dietrichstein, Oberhofmeister of Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor.As his father,...
- 1696 – Hans Carl Freiherr von Thüngen (1648–1709)
- 1699 – Philip of Hesse-DarmstadtPhilip of Hesse-DarmstadtPhilip of Hesse-Darmstadt was a Prince of Hesse-Darmstadt, Imperial Field marshal and Governor of Mantua.- Life :...
- 1701 – Ferdinand Marchese Degli Obizzi († 1710)
- 1701 – Don Cesare Angelo Marchese Del Vasto und Pescara, Fürst von Francavilla († 1701)
- 1704 – Ludwig Johann Graf Bussy-Rabutin (1642–1717)
- 1704 – Sigbert von HeisterSigbert HeisterSigbert Graf Heister was an Imperial Field marshal.His father was Gottfried Heister , Vicepresident of the Hofkriegsrat....
- 1704 - Guidobald Graf von StarhembergGuido StarhembergGuido Wald Rüdiger, count of Starhemberg; was an Austrian military officer.He was a cousin of Ernst Rüdiger von Starhemberg , the famous commander of Vienna during the Turkish siege of 1683, and acted as his ADC during the siege...
- 1704 - Charles Thomas de Lorraine-VaudemontCharles Thomas de Lorraine-VaudemontCharles Thomas de Lorraine , prince of Vaudémont, was a fieldmarshal in the Austrian army.-Biography:Charles Thomas was the only son of Charles Henry of Lorraine and Anne Élisabeth de Lorraine, and a grandson of Charles IV, Duke of Lorraine...
- 1704 - John Ernst of Nassau-WeilburgJohn Ernst of Nassau-WeilburgJohann Ernst von Nassau-Weilburg was an Imperial Generalfeldmarschall, from 1675 to 1688 Count and from 1688 till his death Prince of Nassau-Weilburg....
- 1704 – Johann Franz Graf Gronsfeld zu Bronkhorst und Eberstein († 1719)
- 1704 – Ludwig Graf Herbeville († 1709)
- 1704 – Henri de Massue, Marquis de Ruvigny, Earl of Galway (1648–1720) – a Frenchman in British service, allied commander in Spain
- 1704 – Siegmund Joachim Graf Trauttmannsdorff (1636–1706)
- 1705 – Don Juan Tomaso Enriquez Cabrera Duke of RioseccoJuan Tomas Enriquez de Cabrera, 7th Duke of Medina de RiosecoJuan Tomás Enríquez de Cabrera y Ponce de Leon, VII Duque de Medina de Río-Seco , was a Spanish noble and military....
(1652–1705), Supporter of the Habsburgs in the War of Spanish Succession
- 1705 – Friedrich Greaf Castell († 1718)
- 1706 – Jacques-Louis Comte de Noyelles († 1708), a Frenchman who fought for the Habsburgs in the Low Countries
- 1707 – Leo Graf Uhlefeld (or Ulfeldt) (1651–1716)
- 1707 – Leopold Graf Schlik zu Bassano und Weisskirchen (1663–1723)
- 1707 – Nikolaus VI Graf Pálffy ab Erdöd (1667–1732)
- 1707 – Maximilian Wilhelm of Brunswick-LüneburgMaximilian Wilhelm of Brunswick-LüneburgMaximilian William of Brunswick-Lüneburg was an Imperial Field Marshal.Maximilian William was born on 13 December 1666 at Schloss Iburg near Osnabrück. He was the third son of Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and Sophia of the Palatinate...
(1666–1726), son of Duke Ernst August
- 1707 – Friedrich Wilhelm Fürst zu Hohenzollern-Hechingen (1663–1735)
- 1707 – Maximilian Ludwig Graf Breuner († 1716)
- 1707 – Leopold Graf Herberstein († 1728)
- 1707 – Eberhard Ludwig, Duke of Württemberg (1676–1733) – fought in the Battle of BlenheimBattle of BlenheimThe Battle of Blenheim , fought on 13 August 1704, was a major battle of the War of the Spanish Succession. Louis XIV of France sought to knock Emperor Leopold out of the war by seizing Vienna, the Habsburg capital, and gain a favourable peace settlement...
- 1707 - Leopold Wirich Graf DaunCount Wirich Philipp von DaunCount Wirich Philipp von Daun was an Austrian Field Marshal in the War of Spanish Succession, and father of the better known Leopold Josef Graf Daun....
- 1708 – Johann Martin Freiherr Gschwindt von Pöckstein († 1721)
- 1708 – Johann Josef Graf Huyn († 1719)
- 1708 – Philipp Landgraf von Hessen-Darmstadt (1736)
- 1709 – Johann Graf Pálffy ab ErdödJohann Bernhard Stephan, Graf Pálffy ab ErdödJohann Bernhard Stephan, Graf Pálffy ab Erdöd was a Hungarian noble, Imperial Field marshal and Palatine of Hungary....
(1664–1751), Maria Theresia's Vater Pálffy
- 1713 – George William, Margrave of Brandenburg-BayreuthGeorge William, Margrave of Brandenburg-BayreuthGeorge William of Brandenburg-Bayreuth was a member of the House of Hohenzollern and Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth.-Family:...
- 1713 – Albrecht Ernst Fürst von Öttingen (1669–1731)
- 1715 – Francisco Colmenero Conde de Vaderios († 1715)
- 1715 – Charles III William, Margrave of Baden-Durlach (1679–1738)
- 1716 – Tobias Freiherr von Hasslingen († 1716)
- 1716 – Scipione Bagni († 1721)
- 1716 – Annibale Visconti († 1750)
- 1717 – Jean-Philippe-Eugène de Mérode-WesterlooJean-Philippe-Eugène de Mérode-WesterlooJean-Philippe-Eugène, Count de Mérode, 5th Marquis van Westerloo was a Belgian military and Feldmarschall of the Holy Roman Empire....
- 1717 – Eberhard von Neipperg († 1717)
- 1717 – Franz Sebastian Graf Thürheim († 1726)
- 1717 – Karl Alexander, Duke of WürttembergKarl Alexander, Duke of WürttembergCharles Alexander of Württemberg was a Württemberg noble from 1698 who governed the Kingdom of Serbia as regent from 1720 until 1733, when he assumed the position of Duke of Württemberg, which he had held until his death....
- 1717 – Alexander Otto Graf Vehlen († 1727)
- 1717 – Stephan Graf Stainville († 1720)
- 1717 – Carl Ernst von Rappach († 1719)
- 1717 – Don Luis de Borza Marques de Tarrazena († 1717)
- 1720 – Don Fernando Pignatelli Duca de Hijar († 1720)
- 1723 – Ferdinand Albert II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1680–1735)
- 1723 – Johann Heinrich Bürkli (1647–1730), Freiherr von Hohenburg, from Switzerland
- 1723 – Adam Graf Kollonits († 1726)
- 1723 – Ladislaus Freiherr von Ebergényi († 1724)
- 1723 – Johann Graf Caraffa († 1743)
- 1723 – Maximilian Adam Graf Starhemberg († 1741)
- 1723 – Herkules Graf von Montecuccoli († 1729)
- 1723 – Count Claude Florimond de Mercy (1666–1734)
- 1723 – Hermann Graf von Hohenzollern (1665–1733)
- 1723 – Antonio Conte Sormani († 1723)
- 1723 – Dominik von Königsegg-RothenfelsDominik von Königsegg-RothenfelsLothar Joseph Dominik Graf von Königsegg-Rothenfels was an imperial Fieldmarshal.Lothar was the youngest son of Count Leopold Wilhelm von Königsegg-Rothenfels and Maria Polyxena, Countess Scherffenberg. His parents sent him to the Jesuit school in Besançon, to become a priest. At the age of 16...
- 1723 – Hubert Dominik Du Saix d'Arnant († 1728)
- 1723 – Johann Damian Philipp Freiherr von und zu Sickingen († 1732)
- 1723 – Johann Hieronymus Freiherr von und Zum Jungen († 1732)
- 1723 – Johann Philipp Joseph Graf Harrach zu Rohrau (1678–1764)
- 1723 – Don Antonio Conde Puebla de Portugalo († 1723)
- 1723 – Heinrich Wilhelm Graf Wilczek († 1739)
- 1723 – Don José Antonio Marqués de Ruby y Boxados († 1723)
- 1724 – Don Giuseppe Boneo Conte della Caromina († 1724)
- 1726 – Fabian Graf Wrangel (1651–1737)
- 1729 – Carl Rudolf, Duke of Württemberg-NeuenstadtCarl Rudolf, Duke of Württemberg-NeuenstadtCarl Rudolf was third and last Duke of Württemberg-Neuenstadt, army commander in Danish service and Field Marshal of the Holy Roman Empire.- Life :...
- 1734 – Dom Emanuel Infante of Portugal († 1766)
- 1736 – Theodor Fürst LubomirskiTeodor LubomirskiPrince Teodor Lubomirski was a Polish nobleman .He was owner of Lańcut, Ujazdów and Połonne. Voivode of Kraków Voivodeship and starost of Spisz....
- 1737 – Leopold Philippe d'ArenbergLeopold Philippe d'ArenbergLeopold Philippe of Arenberg was the 4th Duke of Arenberg, 10th Duke of Aarschot and an Austrian Field Marshal.-Biography:...
- 1737 - Friedrich Graf von Seckendorf (1673–1763)
- 1737 – George Olivier Graf WallisGeorge Olivier, count of WallisGeorge Olivier, Count of Wallis was a field marshal of Irish descent in the service of the Holy Roman Empire and the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies and last regent of the Habsburg Kingdom of Serbia . Born into an Irish family, he distinguished himself in Sicily by his capture of Messina. He then...
- 1737 – Ferdinand Maria Prinz in Bayern (1699–1738), a son of Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of BavariaMaximilian II Emanuel, Elector of BavariaMaximilian II , also known as Max Emanuel or Maximilian Emanuel, was a Wittelsbach ruler of Bavaria and an elector of the Holy Roman Empire. He was also the last Governor of the Spanish Netherlands and duke of Luxembourg...
- 1737 – Viktor Graf Philippi (1739)
- 1737 - Ludwig Andreas von KhevenhüllerLudwig Andreas von KhevenhüllerLudwig Andreas Khevenhüller, Graf von Aichelberg-Frankenburg , Austrian field-marshal who came of a noble family that was originally from Franconia and had settled in Carinthia.-Career:He first saw active service under Prince Eugene of Savoy in the War of...
- 1737 – Johann Christian Freiherr Seherr von Thoss († 1743)
- 1737 – Francis Stephen, Duke of LorraineFrancis I, Holy Roman EmperorFrancis I was Holy Roman Emperor and Grand Duke of Tuscany, though his wife effectively executed the real power of those positions. With his wife, Maria Theresa, he was the founder of the Habsburg-Lorraine dynasty...
(1708–1765), married Maria Theresia, Holy Roman Emperor in 1745
- 1740 - Prince Charles Alexander of LorrainePrince Charles Alexander of LorrainePrince Charles Alexander of Lorraine was a Lorraine-born Austrian soldier.-Background:Charles was the son of Leopold Joseph, Duke of Lorraine and Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans...
- 1741 – Gundacker von Althan (1665–1747)
- 1741 – Heinrich Joseph Graf Daun († 1761)
- 1741 – Kaspar Graf Cordova († 1765)
- 1741 – Johann Hermann Graf Nesselrode († 1751)
- 1741 – Maximilian Prinz zu Hessen-Cassel (1689–1753), son of Charles I, Landgrave of Hesse-KasselCharles I, Landgrave of Hesse-KasselKarl I was Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel from 1670 till his death.Born at Kassel, he was the son of Wilhelm VI of Hesse-Kassel and Hedwig Sophia of Brandenburg, daughter of Georg Wilhelm, Elector of Brandenburg. After the early death of his father, his mother ruled as regent until 1675...
- 1741 – Friedrich Ludwig Fürst von Hohenzollern-Hechingen (1688–1750)
- 1741 – Johann Jakob de Vasquez y de la Puente, Conde de Vasquez de Pinos (1681–1754)
- 1741 - Otto Ferdinand Graf von Abensberg und Traun (1677–1748)
- 1741 – Wilhelm Reinhard von NeippergWilhelm Reinhard von NeippergCount Wilhelm Reinhard von Neipperg was an Austrian general.Born in Schwaigern, he descended from an ancient comital family from Swabia, his father Count Eberhard Friedrich von Neipperg having been an Imperial field marshal. He spent his boyhood in Vienna and in 1702 joined the Imperial service...
- 1741 – Georg Christian, Fürst von LobkowitzGeorg Christian, Fürst von LobkowitzJohann Georg Christian, Fürst von Lobkowitz , was an Austrian Generalfeldmarschall....
(1686–1753) – Imperial commander in Italy, Governor of Sicily
- 1741 – Prince Joseph of Saxe-HildburghausenPrince Joseph of Saxe-HildburghausenJoseph Maria Frederick Wilhelm of Saxe-Hildburghausen, Duke in Saxony , was an Austrian General and Field Marshal. He is best known for commanding the Franco-Austrian forces at the Battle of Rossbach.-Early life:He was the third but second surviving son of Ernst, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen and...
- 1741 – Joseph Graf Esterházy de Galantha († 1748)
- 1741 – Georg Emmerich Graf Csáky de Keresztszegh († 1741)
- 1741 – Alexander Graf Károlyi de Nagy-Károly († 1743)
- 1744 – Francesco Cavaliere Marulli († 1751)
- 1745 – Josef Wenzel, Prince of LiechtensteinJosef Wenzel, Prince of LiechtensteinWenzel I Karl, Prince of Liechtenstein was the Prince of Liechtenstein between 1712 and 1718, 1732 and 1745, and 1748 and 1772....
(1696–1772), Reorganized the Artillery
- 1745 - Karl Fürst BatthyanyKarl Josef BatthyányCount Karl Josef Batthyány of Németújvár was a Hungarian-Austrian general and field marshal. He served as ban of Croatia from 1743 to 1756.Károly József Batthyány was born 1697 as a son of the Hungarian count Ádám Batthyány...
- 1745 – Francisco Marqués de Los Rios († 1775)
- 1745 – Carl Hermann Graf O'Gilvy († 1751)
- 1745 – Franz Rudolf Graf von Hohen-Ems (1686–1756)
- 1745 – Ernst Hartmann Freiherr von Diemar († 1754)
- 1746 - Karl August, Prince of Waldeck and PyrmontKarl August, Prince of Waldeck and PyrmontKarl August Friedrich of Waldeck and Pyrmont was Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont and Commander of the Dutch forces in the War of Austrian Succession.-Royal life and military career:...
- 1750 – Duke Louis Ernest of Brunswick-LüneburgDuke Louis Ernest of Brunswick-LüneburgLouis Ernest of Brunswick-Lüneburg-Bevern was a field-marshal in the armies of the Holy Roman Empire and the Dutch Republic...
- 1751 – Franz Graf Esterházy de Galantha († 1758)
- 1751 – Claudius Fürst de Ligne (1685–1766)
- 1754 – Ägydius Marchese de Roma († 1761)
- 1754 – Ferdinand Prinz de Ligne († 1766)
- 1754 – Franz Wenzel, Count Wallis († 1774)
- 1754 – Anton Otto Marchese Botta d'AdornoAntoniotto Botta Adornothumb|Antoniotto Botta Adorno.Antoniotto Botta Adorno was a high officer of the Habsburg Monarchy and a plenipotentiary of the Austrian Netherlands.-Biography:...
- 1754 – Wolfgang Siegmund Freiherr von Damnitz († 1755)
- 1754 – Carl Urban Graf Chanclos († 1761)
- 1754 – Johann August Herzog zu Sachsen-GothaJohann August of Saxe-Gotha-AltenburgJohann August of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg , was a German prince, member of the House of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg....
- 1754 – Paul Carl Graf Pálffy ab Erdöd († 1774)
- 1754 – Philipp Ludwig Freiherr von Moltke († 1780)
- 1754 - Leopold Graf von DaunLeopold Josef Graf DaunCount Leopold Joseph von Daun , later Prince of Thiano, Austrian field marshal, was born at Vienna, as son of Count Wirich Philipp von Daun.- Background :...
- 1754 – Niklas Leopold Rheingraf von Salm-Salm (1770)
- 1754 – Franz Ludwig Graf Sallaburg († 1758)
- 1754 - Maximilian Ulysses Reichsgraf von Browne (1705–1757)
- 1754 – Siegmund Friedrich Graf Gaisruck († 1769)
- 1754 – Ferdinand Charles, comte d'Aspremont-LyndenFerdinand Charles, comte d'Aspremont-LyndenFerdinand Charles Gobert, comte d'Aspremont Lynden , was a soldier, who served in the Low countries for the Habsburgs.Count Charles d'Aspremont Lynden served the Dutch Republic in the War of Spanish Succession as lieutenant between 1708 and 1714...
- 1754 – Giovanni Luca Conte di Pallavicini († 1773)
- 1754 – Ascanio Marchese Guadagni († 1759)
- 1754 – Wilhelm Pfalzgraf zu Birkenfeld († 1760)
- 1755 – Francesco III d'Este, Duke of ModenaFrancesco III d'EsteFrancesco III was Duke of Modena and Reggio from 1737 until his death.-Biography:He was born in Modena, the son of Rinaldo d'Este, Duke of Modena, and Charlotte of Brunswick-Lüneburg....
- 1758 – Count Palatine Frederick Michael of ZweibrückenCount Palatine Frederick Michael of ZweibrückenFrederick Michael, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld was a member of the Wittelsbach dynasty. He was the father of Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria...
- 1758 – Christian Moritz Eugen Graf Königsegg-Rothenfels († 1778)
- 1758 – Kajetan Graf Kolowrat-Krakowsky († 1758)
- 1758 – Carl Gustav Graf Kheul († 1758)
- 1758 – Franz Leopold von Nádasdy (1708–1783)
- 1758 – Ernst Graf Marschall auf Burgholzhausen († 1771)
- 1758 – Johann Baptist Graf Serbelloni († 1778)
- 1758 – Paul Anton Fürst Esterházy de GalanthaPaul II Anton EsterházyPrince Paul II Anton Esterházy de Galantha was a prince of the Esterházy family. He had a distinguished career as a soldier and patron of music.-Life:...
- 1760 – Anton Ignaz, Count Mercy d’Argenteau († 1767)
- 1760 – Leopold, Count Pálffy-Daun von Erdöd (1716–1773)
- 1760 – Anton, Count Colloredo-Waldsee (1785)
- 1765 – Prince Albert of Saxony, Duke of TeschenPrince Albert of Saxony, Duke of TeschenPrince Albert Casimir August of Saxony, Duke of Teschen was a German prince from the House of Wettin who married into the Habsburg imperial family...
(1738–1822), son-in-law of Maria Theresia
- 1766 – Carl Raimund Duke of ArenbergCharles Marie Raymond of ArenbergCharles Marie Raymond d'Arenberg was the fifth Duke of Arenberg, 11th Duke of Aarschot and an Austrian Field Marshal.-Biography:...
- 1766 – Franz Moritz von LacyFranz Moritz von LacyGraf Franz Moritz von Lacy , , was the son of Count Peter von Lacy and a famous Austrian field marshal. He served Maria Theresia, was a close friend to Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor, and became one of his advisers...
- 1766 – Archduke leopold of AustriaLeopold II, Holy Roman EmperorLeopold II , born Peter Leopold Joseph Anton Joachim Pius Gotthard, was Holy Roman Emperor and King of Hungary and Bohemia from 1790 to 1792, Archduke of Austria and Grand Duke of Tuscany from 1765 to 1790. He was a son of Emperor Francis I and his wife, Empress Maria Theresa...
(1747–1792), Grand Duke of Tuscany, in 1790 Holy Roman Emperor
- 1766 – Ercole III d'Este, Duke of ModenaErcole III d'Este, Duke of ModenaErcole III d'Este was Duke of Modena and Reggio from 1780 to 1796. He was a member of the House of Este.-Biography:...
- 1768 – August Georg, Markgraf von Baden-Baden (1706–1771)
- 1769 – Christoph, Prinz zu Baden-Durlach († 1768)
- 1770 – Nikolaus Joseph Esterházy von GalánthaNikolaus EsterházyNikolaus Esterházy was a Hungarian prince, a member of the famous Esterházy family. His building of palaces, extravagant clothing, and taste for opera and other grand musical productions led to his being given the title "the Magnificent"...
- 1772 – Archduke Ferdinand of Austria-EsteArchduke Ferdinand of Austria-EsteArchduke Ferdinand Karl Anton Joseph Johann Stanislaus of Austria-Este was a son of Holy Roman Emperor Franz I and Maria Theresa of Austria. He was the founder of the House of Austria-Este and Governor of the Duchy of Milan between 1765 and 1796...
- 1774 – Andreas Hadik von Futak (1710–1790), took Berlin on Oktober 16 1757
- 1778 – Friedrich Georg Heinrich, Count von Wied-Runkel († 1779)
- 1778 - Ernst Gideon von Laudon (1717–1790), General Laudon
- 1778 – Franz Ulrich, Fürst Kinsky zu Wchinic und Tettau († 1792)
- 1778 – Franz Ludwig, Count Thürheim († 1782)
- 1785 – Joseph Maria Carl, Fürst Lobkowitz († 1802)
- 1788 – Carl, Count Pellegrini († 1795)
- 1788 – Carl Borromäus Joseph, Fürst Liechtenstein († 1789)
- 1789 – Prince Josias of Saxe-Coburg (1737–1815)
- 1789 – Michael Johann Ignatz, Count Wallis († 1798)
- 1789 – Joseph, Count Colloredo-Waldsee († 1818)
- 1790 – Jakob Marchese Botta d’Adorno († 1803)
- 1790 – Blasius Columban, Baron von Bender (1713–1798)
- 1790 – Friedrich August, Duke von Nassau-Usingen († 1816)
- 1791 - Prince Alexander SuvorovAlexander SuvorovAlexander Vasilyevich Suvorov , Count Suvorov of Rymnik, Prince in Italy, Count of the Holy Roman Empire , was the fourth and last generalissimo of the Russian Empire.One of the few great generals in history who never lost a battle along with the likes of Alexander...
- 1792 – Archduke Ferdinand of AustriaFerdinand III, Grand Duke of TuscanyFerdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany was Grand Duke of Tuscany from 1790 to 1801 and, after a period of disenfranchisement, again from 1814 to 1824. He was also the Prince-elector and Grand Duke of Salzburg and Grand Duke of Würzburg .-Biography:Ferdinand was born in Florence, Tuscany, into the...
, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1769–1824)
- 1794 – Olivier, Count of WallisOlivier, Count of WallisOliver Remigius, Count von Wallis Baron von Carrighmain, the scion of a distinguished Irish family in Austrian military service, served in Austria's wars with the Ottoman Empire , and in the French Revolutionary Wars...
- 1795 – François Sebastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of ClerfaytFrançois Sebastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of ClerfaytFrançois Sebastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of Clerfayt , a Walloon, joined the army of the Habsburg Monarchy and soon fought in the Seven Years War. Later in his military career, he led Austrian troops in the war against Ottoman Turkey...
- 1795 - Dagobert Sigmund von WurmserDagobert Sigmund von WurmserDagobert Sigismund, Count Wurmser was an Austrian field marshal during the French Revolutionary Wars. Although he fought in the Seven Years War, the War of the Bavarian Succession, and mounted several successful campaigns in the Rhineland in the initial years of the French Revolutionary Wars, he...
- 1796 – Friedrich Moritz, Count Nostitz-RieneckFriedrich Moritz, Count Nostitz-RieneckFriedrich Moritz, Graf Nostitz-Rieneck, also called Frederick Morris, was a field marshal in imperial service to the House of Habsburg. His son, Johann Nepomuk, Count Nostitz-Rieneck, was a field marshal in Habsburg service during the Napoleonic Wars...
- 1796 – Joseph, Count KinskyJoseph, Count KinskyJoseph, Count Kinsky, also known as Joseph, Count Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau, was a field marshal in imperial service of the House of Habsburg. He was born in Prague, Bohemia, on 22 February 1731 and died in Vienna, Austria, in 7 February 1804...
zu Wchinic und Tettau († 1804)
- 1796 – Karl Aloys zu FürstenbergKarl Aloys zu FürstenbergKarl Aloys zu Fürstenberg was an Austrian military commander. He achieved the rank of Field Marshal and died at the Battle of Stockach....
- List of Austrian Field Marshals
- List of German Field Marshals
- Lieutenant Field Marshals of the Hereditary States of the House of AustriaLieutenant Field Marshals of the Hereditary States of the House of AustriaThe following is a list of the Lieutenant Field Marshals in Habsburg Service during the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars .-A:* Franz, Baron Abele of Lilienberg • • 58th Infantry Regiment...