Leopold Joseph von Daun

1705 - 1766

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Count Leopold Joseph von Daun (German: Leopold Joseph Maria, Reichsgraf von und zu Daun; 24 September 1705 – 5 February 1766), later Prince of Thiano, was an Austrian field marshal of the Imperial Army in the War of the Austrian Succession and Seven Years' War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leopold Joseph von Daun has received more than 35,821 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Leopold Joseph von Daun is the 387th most popular military personnel (down from 356th in 2019), the 240th most popular biography from Austria (down from 208th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Austrian Military Personnel.

Leopold Joseph von Daun was a field marshal in the Austrian army. He is most famous for his victory in the Battle of Kolin against Frederick the Great.

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Among military personnels, Leopold Joseph von Daun ranks 387 out of 1,466Before him are Hermann Balck, Pierre-Charles Villeneuve, August Neidhardt von Gneisenau, Reinhard Scheer, Georg von Frundsberg, and Zhang He. After him are Harold Lowe, Herbert Gille, George Maniakes, Ban Chao, Richard Winters, and Christian Wirth.

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Among people born in 1705, Leopold Joseph von Daun ranks 4Before him are Pope Clement XIV, Farinelli, and Karim Khan Zand. After him are Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier, David Hartley, Jacques-François Blondel, Philipp Stamma, Maximilian Ulysses Browne, Peter Artedi, Gerhard Friedrich Müller, and Davit Guramishvili. Among people deceased in 1766, Leopold Joseph von Daun ranks 6Before him are Stanisław Leszczyński, Frederick V of Denmark, Elisabeth Farnese, James Francis Edward Stuart, and Johann Maria Farina. After him are Giuseppe Castiglione, Jean-Marc Nattier, Thomas Abbt, Johann Christoph Gottsched, Marie Victoire de Noailles, and Jean Astruc.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Leopold Joseph von Daun ranks 240 out of 1,075Before him are Karl Lueger (1844), Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg (1711), Otto Neurath (1882), Ludwig Ritter von Köchel (1800), Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick (1887), and Maria Leopoldina of Austria (1797). After him are Alexander von Zemlinsky (1871), Helmut Marko (1943), Otto of Freising (1114), Archduchess Barbara of Austria (1539), Archduke Franz Salvator of Austria (1866), and Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria (1614).


Among military personnels born in Austria, Leopold Joseph von Daun ranks 12Before him are Alois Brunner (1912), Lothar Rendulic (1887), Archduke Albrecht, Duke of Teschen (1817), Walter Nowotny (1920), Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf (1852), and Karl Philipp, Prince of Schwarzenberg (1771). After him are Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria (1614), Gustav Wagner (1911), Karl Silberbauer (1911), Franz Böhme (1885), Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria (1818), and Wilhelm von Tegetthoff (1827).