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 House Of Savoy - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The name of Savoy was known to the Romans during the decline of the empire.
After the collapse of that monarchy its territories passed to the German kings, and Savoy was divided between the counts of Provence, of Albon, of Gex, of Bresse, of the Genevois, of Maurienne, the lords of Habsburg, of Zahringen, andc., and several prelates.
Savoy French became a French province, and, although the Pied montese troops resisted bravely for four years in the face of continual defeats, Victor at last gave up the struggle as hopeless, signed the armistice of Cherasco, and died soon afterwards (1796).
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 Eugene of Savoy - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Eugene of Savoy 1663-1736, prince of the house of Savoy, general in the service of the Holy Roman Empire.
Eugene was made governor of the Austrian Netherlands (1715) and later imperial vicar in Italy.
One of the greatest commanders in modern history, Prince Eugene was noted for his severe character and his hatred of Louis XIV as well as for his patronage of the arts.
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The Belvedere is a baroque palace complex built by Prince Eugene of Savoy in the 3rd district of Vienna, south-eastern from the city's center.
Eugene, after buying the plot of land in 1697, first had a large park created.
The complex was sold in 1752 to Maria Theresia by the prince's heiress.
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 Savoy, France
Most of this area is occupied by the magnificent Savoy Alps, extending between Lake Geneva and the Isère valley and rising to a height of 4,807 m/15,772ft in Mont Blanc, the highest peak in the Alps.
Following a victory by Prince Eugene of Savoy at Turin, the treaty of Utrecht (1713) brought Savoy additional territory in the form of the kingdom of Sicily, which it exchanged soon afterwards for Sardinia.
After the unification of Italy the House of Savoy ceded Savoy and Nice to France in recognition of French military assistance, and this transfer was confirmed by a plebiscite in 1860.
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 Prince Eugene of Savoy (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Prince Eugene was born in Paris as a prince of the House of Savoy.
Prince Eugene rapidly rose to the rank of general and became the principal Austrian commander fighting the French in northern Italy during the War of the Spanish Succession.
Prince Eugene died in Vienna in 1736 at the age of seventy-three.
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In the year 1683 Prince Eugene of Savoy came to Vienna, Austria, as an impoverished twenty-year-old nobleman burdened with debts.
Prince Eugene strengthened Austria's position as a great power, was known as a patron of the arts, and built the magnificent Belvedere palaces, considered a triumph of Baroque splendour.
Prince Eugene is lauded in Austrian songs as "the noble Knight".
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 Prince Eugene of Savoy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
François-Eugène, Prince of Savoy-Carignan (October 18, 1663 – April 24, 1736), known as Prinz Eugen von Savoyen in German, was arguably the greatest general to serve the Habsburgs.
He was the fifth son of Prince Eugène-Maurice of Savoy-Carignano, comte de Soissons, grandson to Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy, and Olympia Mancini, niece to the powerful Cardinal Mazarin.
Eugene is buried in a chapel of honor in St.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eugene_of_Savoy   (1370 words)

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His father, Eugene Maurice, was descended from the cadet branch of the ducal house of Savoy and the French royal house of Bourbon.
Eugene's grandfather, Thomas of Carignano, was redoubtable Savoy warrior for France and Spain and the founder of the present royal line.
Eugene had never met her and did not want to because of the bad reputation she had acquired flitting from convent to convent in Savoy and France.
www.savoydelegation-usa.org /history.asp?id=474   (7057 words)

Prince Eugene commissioned the renowned architect Fischer von Erlach in (1721-1724) to build the Upper and lower Belvedere for him.
In 1726 prince Eugene of Savoy took over the castle and let his favorite Architect, Fisher von Erlach rebuild it.
Schloss Schlosshoff, was owned by Prince Eugene of Savoy, who commissioning the architect, Master Hildebrandt to rebuild it into a luxurious Baroque building.
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 European Castles
Eugene used the Upper Belvedere as a frame for his grandiose receptions, and ceremonies.
Prince Eugene was not only an exceptional field Marshall but also an outstanding statesman.
Eugene was a great collector of great art and paintings.
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 Austria 2002 - 2 - The Baroque Period ("Die Barockzeit") :: Euro Collections International
The obverse of the coin displays a portrait of Prince Eugene of Savoy, an image which is reminiscent of his equestrian statue in the grounds of the Hofburg Palace in Vienna.
The expansionist policies of Louis XIV and the traditional rivalry between France and Austria (as well as between France and England) led to conflicts and wars, while the threat of Turkish invasion remained a real danger to Europe until their armies were defeated in 1683 before the walls of Vienna.
An outstanding figure of this period was Prince Eugene of Savoy, a talented and successful soldier against both the French and the Turks, a collector and connoisseur, a patron of artists and architects.
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 Battle of Cremona (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Prince Eugene of Savoy was appointed to command the allied army, and Marshall Duke de Villeroy was sent to command the French army.The battlefield was northern Italy and the French army included the Irish Brigade under Dillon, Burke, Galmoy and Berwick.
At this stage Prince Eugene realised that the Irish were a big threat, and something would have to be done with them if victory was to be secured.
Prince Eugene, who was isolated and afraid of being trapped in the city, escaped in the evening through the Margherita gate and returned to Ostiano with 535 prisoners including Villeroy.
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This enabled the Emperor to pass command of the army in Hungary to Prince Eugene of Savoy in 1697.
Eugene’s second in command and cavalry commander was Prince de Commercy.
McKay Prince Eugene of Savoy Thames and Hudson
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 Eugene of Savoy biography .ms (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
François-Eugène, Prince of Savoy-Carignan, known as Prinz Eugen in German (October 16, 1663-April 24, 1736) was a noted general.
Eugene was rebuffed from a commission in the French army and, frustrated, joined the Austrian army as an officer in 1683.
He died in Vienna in 1736, and is buried in a chapel of honor in the Cathedral of Saint Stephan there.
www.biography.ms.cob-web.org:8888 /Eugene_of_Savoy.html   (489 words)

 Richard Prince ( - ) Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
Casanova, Le Mariage d"un Prince (The Marriage of a Prince), from L"Eau forte en 1880, 1880
Jean Simon, Portrait of Prince Eugene of Savoy, 1710
Prince Maurice, the son of William of Orange and Anna of Saxony, was born at Castle Dillenburg in Germany.
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 TheHistoryNet | Military History | War of the Spanish Succession: Battle of Blenheim
All eyes were drawn to Marlborough and Eugene as the main actors in the unfolding drama -- and the contrasts between the two men could not have been more startling.
Prince Eugene of Savoy was 41, a swarthy little man of mixed Italian-French extraction.
With the Franco-Bavarian forces poised on the very edge of Austria, the troops under Prince Eugene and Margrave Ludwig Wilhelm of Baden might be overwhelmed.
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 Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Savoy was considered a valuable ally in both wars due to its geographical position, enabling a second front to be opened against France in the south.
Savoy relied heavily on foreign subsidies particularly from England and the Dutch Republic in both wars to maintain its armies.
In the War of the Spanish Succession Savoy faired particularly badly against the larger French forces resulting in a siege of Turin in 1706 which was only relieved by the intervention of an army of the Holy Roman Empire under Prince Eugene of Savoy.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Victor_Amadeus_II_of_Savoy   (672 words)

 Electronic Banat
Eugene's victories represented a triumph for Austria, and the treaty reflected the military situation.
The Treaty of Karlowitz, which crowned the successful campaign of Prince Eugene of Savoy, marked the beginning of the Ottoman Empire's disintegration.
Returning to Italy, Eugene fought (1705) an inconclusive battle at Cassano against his cousin, Louis Joseph de Vendôme. His invasion of Provence (1707) was a failure, owing to the inadequacy of his forces.
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 Louis XIV's Wars (3)
Marlborough and Eugene held the field against Claude-Louis-Hector, Duke of Villars, and Marshal Louis-François, Duke of Boufflers, but only at the cost of very heavy casualties (22,000 killed or wounded, against French casualties of about 12,000).
Prince Eugene of Savoy - son of a niece of Cardinal Mazarin and rumored to be the bastard of Louis XIV - had been raised French.
At the Battle of Almanza (1707) the British forces were commanded by the French Huguenot, Henri de Massue de Ruvigny, Earl of Galway, while James Fitz-James, Duke of Berwick, (illegitimate son of James II by John Churchill's elder sister) led the French.
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 Prince Louis Thomas of Savoy-Carignan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prince Louis Thomas of Savoy-Carignan, also Luigi Tomasso di Savoia-Carignano, was the eldest son of Eugene Maurice of Savoy-Carignan and Olympia Mancini.
He was the oldest brother of Prince Eugene of Savoy.
Eugene was never to forget their loving surrogate parentage.
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Eugene himself commanded the cavalry which were divided into three lines.
Each line was under the command of its own General, Prince Maximillian of Hanover (brother of George I, the future King of England), the second line under the Duke of Wurttemberg-Teck and the 3rd line under the Count de la Tour.
On the allied right wing, Prince Eugene commanded 18 Battalions, all Prussian and Danish hired troops and 92 Squadrons from the Imperial German States.
www.warflag.com /blenheim2004/eugene.html   (911 words)

 Austrian Defense Minister Dr. Werner Fasslabend's Welcoming Address to the 15th NATO Workshop, Vienna, Austria, in June ...
Prince Eugene of Savoy became an Austrian officer, and, when Vienna was besieged in 1683, he was already here, and he was very successful.
It was never found, but from that moment onwards, Prince Eugene of Savoy was said to be the richest man in Europe.
It was built by the war architect of Prince Eugene, because he was the man who was not only an absolutly splendid field marshal, but he also was a man of arts.
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 Belvedere Palace, Attracations of Vienna, Austria
The Belvedere is a baroque palace complex built by Prince Eugene of Savoy in the 3rd district of Vienna, south-east of the city center.
He was assisted by the Venetian sculptor Giovanni Stanetti, who had been brought to Vienna by Prince Eugene, with his atelier of assistants; now he also provided properly Italianate sculptural details, such as the figures along the balustrade and garden sculptures.
The complex was sold in 1752 to Maria Theresa by the prince's heiress.
www.magicaljourneys.com /Austria/austria-interest-vienna-belvedere.html   (585 words)

 Austria 2003 - 1 - SchlossHof Castle - Proof :: Euro Collections International
The original castle was acquired by the great general and patron of the arts, Prince Eugene of Savoy, who had it extended and remodelled into a charming Baroque palace.
The Prince had grown very rich in the victorious wars that liberated Hungary from the Turks and had acquired several sumptuous residences.
Prince Eugene employed some 1,500 gardeners in his palaces to tend the elaborate gardens.
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 Eugene of Savoy (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Eugene of Savoy (part of a statue in front of the Hofburg in Vienna) François-Eugène, Prince of Savoy-Carignan, known as Prinz Eugen in German (October 16, 1663-April 24, 1736) was a noted general.
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Put him and he'd smell the direction of it, and steer for it like a bullet, out why Clyde took to me that way, as he surely did, and left me his getting away, or so I fancied.
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 TIME.com: Ugly Duckling -- Jul 23, 1934 -- Page 1
The Prince de Conti took an interest in him, presented him to the King as a candidate for military glory.
He heard that the little prince was acquitting himself surprisingly well, but his spies assured him that Eugene was no great shakes as a soldier.
Eugene's first chance at revenge came when his plan for an invasion of France by way of Savoy was accepted and he was made second-in-command.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,747591,00.html   (753 words)

 Amazon.com: Prince Eugen of Savoy: Books: Nicholas Henderson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Lord Warden of the Stannaries of the Duchy of Cornwall and vice-chairman of the Prince of Wales' council 1985-90.
Eugen of Savoy led Austrian Imperial armies in the Balkans, Italy and Flanders.
Prince Eugen of Savoy was of an Italian/French background (his mother Olympia was related to Cardinal Mazarin) and raised in and around the court of that great French expansionist, Louis XIV.
www.amazon.com /Prince-Eugen-Savoy-Nicholas-Henderson/dp/1842125974   (1557 words)

 Prince Eugene   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
He was refused a commission by Louis XIV of France, and entered the service of the Emperor Leopold against the Turks.
Made field marshal in 1693, Prince Eugene was the commander and diplomat who led the military campaigns that laid the foundations of Habsburg power in central Europe.
Later Prince Eugene won several further victories against the Turks, capturing Belgrade in 1718.
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