MILITARY PERSONNEL

Prince Eugene of Savoy

1663 - 1736

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Prince Eugene Francis of Savoy–Carignano (18 October 1663 – 21 April 1736) better known as Prince Eugene was a field marshal in the army of the Holy Roman Empire and of the Austrian Habsburg dynasty during the 17th and 18th centuries. He was one of the most successful military commanders of his time, and rose to the highest offices of state at the Imperial court in Vienna. Born in Paris, Eugene was brought up in the court of King Louis XIV of France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Prince Eugene of Savoy has received more than 828,411 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia. Prince Eugene of Savoy is the 18th most popular military personnel (down from 16th in 2019), the 110th most popular biography from France (down from 88th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular French Military Personnel.

Prince Eugene of Savoy was a military commander in the Austrian army during the War of Spanish Succession. He is most famous for his victories over the Ottoman Turks at the Battle of Zenta and the Battle of Belgrade.

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Among MILITARY PERSONNELS

Among military personnels, Prince Eugene of Savoy ranks 18 out of 1,466Before him are Chiang Kai-shek, Themistocles, Khalid ibn al-Walid, Cao Cao, Heinz Guderian, and Erich von Manstein. After him are Pyrrhus of Epirus, Ptolemy I Soter, Wilhelm Keitel, Friedrich Paulus, Oda Nobunaga, and Cesare Borgia.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1663, Prince Eugene of Savoy ranks 1After him are Thomas Newcomen, Ferdinando de' Medici, Grand Prince of Tuscany, Árni Magnússon, Guillaume Amontons, Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow, August Hermann Francke, Tomaso Antonio Vitali, Agafya Grushetskaya, and Cotton Mather. Among people deceased in 1736, Prince Eugene of Savoy ranks 1After him are Ahmed III, Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Louis Auguste, Duke of Maine, Antonio Caldara, Stephen Gray, Filippo Juvarra, Louise Diane d'Orléans, Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, Theophan Prokopovich, and René Duguay-Trouin.

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In France

Among people born in France, Prince Eugene of Savoy ranks 110 out of 5,234Before him are Albert Schweitzer (1875), Louis XII of France (1462), Paul Verlaine (1844), Godfrey of Bouillon (1060), Louis Braille (1809), and George Sand (1804). After him are Charles VII of France (1403), Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor (1708), Georges Danton (1759), François Villon (1431), Nicolas Flamel (1330), and Joseph Fourier (1768).

Among MILITARY PERSONNELS In France

Among military personnels born in France, Prince Eugene of Savoy ranks 3Before him are Joan of Arc (1412) and Charles de Gaulle (1890). After him are Alfred Dreyfus (1859), Charles XIV John of Sweden (1763), Ferdinand Foch (1851), Charles de Batz de Castelmore d'Artagnan (1611), Eugène de Beauharnais (1781), Theodor Eicke (1892), Louis-Nicolas Davout (1770), Raymond IV, Count of Toulouse (1045), and Louis, Grand Condé (1621).