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Prince Eugen of Savoy by Nicholas Henderson

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Published by Phoenix Press .
Written in English


  • Biography: historical,
  • European history: c 1500 to c 1750,
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Europe,
  • Military,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Historical,

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8924203M
ISBN 101842125974
ISBN 109781842125977

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Prince Eugene of Savoy: the Life of a Great Military Commander of the 17th & 18th Centuries Paperback – April 8, by G. B. Malleson (Author) See all 3 5/5(1). Dec 22,  · Prince Eugene of Savoy (Illustrated) and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(3). Henderson has written a traditional historical biography of Eugen (Eugene) of Savoy. At the time of his writing, this was the only such biography in English. This still seems to be true. Henderson's book is much more readable than most traditional biographies, and it is even a page-turner at times/5(7). Sep 07,  · George Bruce Malleson () was a British army officer and military historian. This volume, first published in , contains his detailed biography of the highly successful military commander Prince Eugene of Savoy (), providing valuable insights into the methods and strategies of warfare during this period/5(3).

The military genius of Prince Eugene of Savoy () has long been recognized: Napoleon counted him among the seven great generals of history. His subsequent political career, however, is less well known, even though he was chief minister of the Austrian ruler and German emperor, Charles VI/5. Prince Eugene of Savoy (18 October – 21 April ), 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, Eugene grew up around the French court of King Louis XIV. Prince Eugen of Savoy: A Biography. Soldier of 30 campaigns and the survivor of fourteen wounds, Prince Eugen fought against the French with Marlborough in a glorious brotherhood that Winston Churchill praised in glowing terms as without peer/5. Prince Eugene of Savoy (–) made a name for himself as a general and diplomat in the Habsburg Monarchy while also acquiring significant wealth. With cosmopolitan finesse, he cultivated prominent personalities throughout Europe. The ceremonial chambers of his palaces were the settings for lively international exchanges. Prince Eugene had a lasting influence, not only on politics but.

Dec 09,  · This volume, first published in , contains his detailed biography of Prince Eugene of Savoy (). Prince Eugene is considered one of . Prince Eugen of Savoy A Biography by Henderson, Nicholas and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The story of the brilliant career of Eugene, generally known as Prince Eugene of Savoy, has its special lesson for youth. He was intended for the Church, but was ambitious for a military career. Louis the Fourteenth had marked out for him the profession of an abbe; but monarchs, even the most Brand: Perennial Press. Eugene of Savoy, French in full François-Eugène, prince de Savoie-Carignan, German Franz Eugen, Prinz von Savoyen-Carignan, (born Oct. 18, , Paris, France—died April 24, , Vienna, Austria), field marshal and statesman of the Carignan line of the House of Savoy, who, in the service of the Austrian Holy Roman emperor, made his name as one of the greatest soldiers of his generation.