List of Governors of the Habsburg Netherlands
The Governor (Dutch: Landvoogd) or Governor-General (Gouverneur-Generaal) ruled the Habsburg Netherlands as a representative of the Counts of Burgundy (until 1549), the Kings of Castile (1556-1706...
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War of the Quadruple Alliance
The War of the Quadruple Alliance (1718–1720) was a result of the ambitions of King Philip V of Spain, his wife, Elisabeth Farnese, and his chief minister Giulio Alberoni to retake territories in Ital...
Imperial and Royal Army during the Napoleonic Wars
The Imperial and Royal Army (German: Kaiserlich-königliche Armee) was the reformed armed force of the Austrian Empire, ruled by the Habsburgs, under Emperor Francis II (Emperor Francis I of Austri...
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Mary of Hungary (governor of the Netherlands)
Mary of Austria (15 September 1505 – 18 October 1558), also known as Mary of Hungary, was queen consort of Hungary and Bohemia as the wife of King Louis II, and was later Governor of the Habsbur...
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Peter Ernst I von Mansfeld-Vorderort
Peter Ernst I von Mansfeld-Vorderort (20 July 1517 – 22 May 1604) was an Imperial and Spanish army commander of German origin and Governor of the Spanish Netherlands from 1592 to 1594.Born in Heldrung...
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Albert Casimir, Duke of Teschen
Prince Albert Casimir August of Saxony, Duke of Teschen (11 July 1738, Moritzburg, Electorate of Saxony – 10 February 1822, Vienna) was a German prince from the House of Wettin who married into ...
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Manuel de Moura, 2nd Marquis of Castelo Rodrigo
Manuel de Moura e Corte-Real, 2nd Marquis of Castel Rodrigo, (Portuguese: Dom Manoel de Moura e Côrte-Real), (1590 – 28 January 1651), was Governor of the Habsburg Netherlands from 1644 to ...
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List of governors of the Habsburg Netherlands
The Governor (Dutch: Landvoogd) or Governor-General (Gouverneur-Generaal) ruled the Habsburg Netherlands as a representative of the Counts of Burgundy (until 1549), the Kings of Castile (1556-1706...
List of governors of the Habsburg Netherlands - Wikipedia
Carlos de Aragón de Gurrea, 9th Duke of Villahermosa
Carlos de Aragón de Gurrea y de Borja, 9th duke of Villahermosa (1634 – 14 April 1692) was a Spanish nobleman, viceroy and governor.He was Governor of the Habsburg Netherlands between 1675 and 1677. D...
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Ottone Enrico del Caretto, Marquis of Savona
Othon Henri del Caretto or del Carretto, Marquis of Grana (1629 - Mariemont, Hainaut 15 June 1685) was an Imperial Army commander and political figure. Descendant from an old Italian noble family, he ...
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Íñigo Melchor de Velasco, 7th Duke of Frías
Íñigo Melchor Fernández de Velasco, 7th Duke of Frías, Grandee of Spain, (c. 1635 – 27 September 1696), was a Spanish nobleman and Governor-General of the Spanish Netherlands.
His father wa...
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War of the Polish Succession
The War of the Polish Succession (1733–1738) was a major European war sparked by a Polish civil war over the succession to Augustus II, which the other European powers widened in pursuit of their own ...
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Francisco de Moura, 3rd Marquis of Castelo Rodrigo
Francisco de Moura Corte-Real e Melo, 3rd Marquis of Castelo Rodrigo (1610 – 26 November 1675) was a Portuguese political figure.
Francisco de Moura was the son of the Portuguese nobleman, M...
Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy
Archduchess Margaret of Austria (10 January 1480 – 1 December 1530), Princess of Asturias and Duchess of Savoy by her two marriages, was Governor of the Habsburg Netherlands from 1507 to 1515 and agai...
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Isabella Clara Eugenia
Isabella Clara Eugenia (Spanish: Isabel Clara Eugenia; 12 August 1566 – 1 December 1633) was sovereign of the Spanish Netherlands in the Low Countries and the north of modern France, together with...
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Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand of Austria
Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand (1609/1610, Escorial near Madrid, Spain – 9 November 1641, Brussels) (also known as Don Fernando de Austria, Cardenal-Infante Fernando de España and as Ferdinand von Österre...
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Francisco de Melo
Dom Francisco de Melo (1597 – 18 December 1651) was a Portuguese nobleman and general.
Melo was born in Estremoz, Portugal.He was marquis of the Portuguese Tor de Laguna, count of Assumar, and, fr...
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Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine
Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine (Charles Alexandre Emanuel de Lorraine) (12 December 1712 in Lunéville – 4 July 1780 in Tervuren) was a Lorraine-born Austrian general and soldier, governor and de...
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Count Friedrich August von Harrach-Rohrau
Count Friedrich August von Harrach-Rohrau, (Vienna, June 8, 1696 – Vienna, June 4, 1749), was plenipotentiary minister of the Austrian Netherlands (1732–1741) and became Governor-General ad inte...
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Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria (governor)
Archduchess Maria Anna Eleanor Wilhelmina Josepha of Austria (Vienna, 18 September 1718 – Brussels, 16 December 1744) was an Archduchess of Austria and a Princess of Lorraine, the younger sister of Em...
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Morisco Revolt
In southern Spain, following the conquest of Granada city in 1492 by the "Catholic Monarchs" - Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabel of Castile - the Moorish inhabitants of the city and province twice revolt...
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Archduke Ernest of Austria
Archduke Ernest of Austria (German Ernst von Österreich; 15 June 1553 – 20 February 1595) was an Austrian prince, the son of Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor and Maria of Spain.Born at Vienna, he w...
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Luis de Benavides Carrillo, Marquis of Caracena
Luis Francisco de Benavides Carrillo de Toledo, Marquis of Caracena, Marquis of Fromista (Valencia, September 20, 1608 – Madrid, January 6, 1668) was a Spanish general and political figure. He s...
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Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria (governor)
Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria (Linz 13 February 1680 – Mariemont, Morlanwelz 26 August 1741), was the governor of the Austrian Netherlands between 1725 and 1741.Maria Elisabeth was a daughter...
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Albert VII, Archduke of Austria
Albert VII (13 November 1559 – 13 July 1621) was the ruling Archduke of Austria for a few months in 1619 and, jointly with his wife, Isabella Clara Eugenia, sovereign of the Habsburg Netherlands...
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Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen
Archduke Charles of Austria, Duke of Teschen (Karl Ludwig Johann Josef Lorenz of Austria; 5 September 1771 – 30 April 1847) was an Austrian field-marshal, the third son of emperor Leopold II and...
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Margaret of Parma
Margaret of Parma (28 December 1522 – 18 January 1586) was Governor of the Netherlands from 1559 to 1567 and from 1578 to 1582. She was the illegitimate daughter of the then 22-year-old Holy Roman Em...
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Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria
Maximilian II (11 July 1662 – 26 February 1726), also known as Max Emanuel or Maximilian Emanuel, was a Wittelsbach ruler of Bavaria and a Kurfürst of the Holy Roman Empire. He was also the last gover...
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