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Zdeněk Vojtěch Popel z Lobkowicz

male / Bohemian, Austrian
Qualifications
nobleman, art collector, diplomat, politician
Zdenek Vojtech and his wife were involved in politics and were the leaders of of the Catolic faction opposing the local Protestants; in 1618 the Protestants confiscated all there property, the couple acquired the confiscated goods back in 1621.
Nationality/school
Bohemian, Austrian
Born
Chlumec nad Cidlinou (Hradec Králové) 1568-08-15
Deceased
Vienna 1628-06-16
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
He married in 1603 with Polyxena von Pernštejn (1566-1642), widow to Wilhelm von Rosenberg (1553-1592); Polyxena was connected to powerful families troughout Europe and she was noted for her political and diplomatic skills; her mothers family was active at the court of Philip II of Spain. Zdenek Vojtech and Polyxena had one son Wenzel Eusebius von Lobkowicz, 2nd Prince of Lobkowicz, Duke of Sagan (1609-1677).
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Praag
    diplomat in the service of emperor Rudolf II
  • Wenen
active in
died in
Creation date: 2018-04-24; Last modified date: 2018-08-17

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