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Was a general in the army of Emperor Leopold I. He collected books and paintings and had many palaces built, including Schloss Belvedere in Vienna. His collection of books (15,000 books, 237 manuscripts, 5,000 picture books) are now kept in the Hofburg in Vienna. Part of his collection of paintings was purchased by Carlo Emanuele III di Savoia and can now be seen in the Galleria Sabauda in Torino. Another part went to his cousin Vittoria. Many of his engravings were taken over by Charles VI. This collection contains paintings by Breughel, Jan van Eyck, Petrus Christus, Hans Memling, Rembrandt, Gerrit Dou and David Teniers II, Wouwerman, Van Ostade, Golzius, Heem, Mieris, Both, Van der Velde, Van der Werff , Seghers, Glasses, Rubens and Luca van Leyden
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Parijs 1663-10-18
Overleden
Wenen 1736-04-21
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son of Prince Tomasso di Savoia Carignan Soissons, who died in 1673, and Olympia Mancini, niece of Cardinal Mazarin
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bought work from Roepel and employed Huchtenburg (Gerson 1942/1983, p. 286)
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  • Parijs 1663 - 1683
    The prince was born in Paris. Although he was initially trained to become a priest, he himself aspired to a career in the army. After vainly trying to get in the service of King Louis XIV, he went to the service of Emperor Leopold I in Vienna. His mother already fled Paris in 1680 for Brussels.
  • Wenen 1683
    In the Battle of Vienna in 1683 Eugene distinguished himself and was made a colonel of regiment of dragons (i Dragoni di Savoia'); in the same battle his older brother Luigi Giulio died (Turin 1982, n.p.: Cronologia).
  • München 1684
    With the Elector Max Emanuel III; wounded at Ofen against the Turks (Mraz 1985, p. 29)
  • Turijn 1684
    to arrange his finances with his family
  • Boedapest 1686
    the battle of Buda (-pest) against the Turks (Turin 1982, n.p.: Cronologia)
  • Belgrado 1688
    first Battle of Belgrade against the Turks (Turin 1982, n.p.: Cronologia)
  • Turijn 1689 - 1693
    In 1689 Eugene was invited to come to Turin by Duke Vittorio Amadeo III, who persuaded him to come and fight the French with Savoy. In the campaigns of 1690-1693 in Piemont Eugene was the Commander in Chief of the Austrian cavalry. In 1693 the Emperor gave him the rank of field-marshall (Turin 1982, n.p.: Cronologia).
  • Cuneo 1691
    Cuneo was a city in Piedmont, that the French tried to conquer to gain a foothold in Piedmont-Savoy in the campaign of summer 1691. The Austrians under Eugene came to the rescue on 28 June and chased away the French army.
  • Wenen 1694 - 1736
    Eugene bought his first house in Vienna in the Himmelpfortgasse in 1694. From now on Vienna became his hometown, where he build several houses and palaces, like his Winter Palace (1696), by J.B. Fischer von Erlach, and as off 1700 the (terraces of the) palaces of the Belvedere. His main residence would become the Schloss Hof, whee he died in 1636
  • Senta 1697-09
    Commander in the battle against the Turks, battle of Senta/Zenta, 11 September 1697
  • Chiari 1701-09
    Commander in the battle of Chiari. 1 September 1701
  • Luzzara 1702-08
    Commander in the battle of Luzzara, 15 August 1702, where the Turks were stopped decisevely for ever in their march into Europe
  • Höchstädt an der Donau 1704-08 - 1704
    Commander in the battle of Höchstädt/Blenheim, 13 August
  • Wenen 1704 - 1706-04
  • Lombardije (regio) 1706
    The summer campaign kept Eugene busy in Lombardy, south of the river Po. The season culminated in Eugene's relief of Turin.
  • Turijn 1706-09
    Commander in the battle and the relief of Turin
  • Milaan 1706-09
    Eugene became governor of the province of Milano for the Emperor.
  • Den Haag 1708
    probably in 1708 (Droste/Fruin 1879); diplomatic talks with Raadspensionaris Heinsius
  • Oudenaarde 1708-07
    Commander in the battle of Oudenaarde, 11 July 1708, against the French
  • Antwerpen 1708 - 1709-03
  • Den Haag 1709-03 - 1709
    on a diplomatic mission (Braubach 1963-1965, vol. 2, p. 83ff)
  • Amsterdam 1709-04-14 - 1709-04-18
    Prince Eugene payed Amsterdam short visits in April 1709 and December 1710 (Braubach 1963-1965, vol. 2, p. 285, 379 and vol. 5, p. 382, note 305)
  • Malplaquet (Taisnières-sur-Hon) 1709-09
    together wit Marlborough for the last time, Commander in the battle of Malplaquet, 11 September 1709
  • Amsterdam 1710-12
    Prince Eugene payed Amsterdam short visits in April 1709 and December 1710 (Braubach vol. 2, p. 285, 379 and vol. 5, p. 382 note 305)
  • Den Haag 1711
    Again diplomatic talks in The Hague to prepare the Peace of Utrecht and the subsequent Peace of Rastatt.
  • Londen (Engeland) 1712-01 - 1712-03
    On behalf of the new Austrian emperor, Charles VI, he went to London, where Martlborough was dismissed, in a vain attempt to prevent the withdrawal of the English from the anti-Bourbon coalition.
  • Utrecht 1713 - 1713-04-11
    The Peace of Utrecht (11 April) ended the so-called War of the Spanish Succession.
  • Rastatt 1714
    Eugene was the chief negotiator for the Emperor in the negotiations for the Peace of Rastatt opposite Claude Louis Hector de Villars for the French (7 March 1714)'; here the peace-treaty of Utrecht was forged into the (defenitive) peace-treaty of Rastatt.
  • Brussel 1714
    Lombardy was exchanged during the peace treaty of Rastatt for the former Spanish Netherlands: Eugene became the first Austrian governor. He didn't remain in the North for very long however, as he took up the battle against the Turks the same year.
  • Peterwardein 1716-08
    Commander in the battle of Peterwardein against the Turks
  • Timisoara (Roemenië) 1716-10 - 1716
    reconquest of Timisoara in Rumenia on the Turks
  • Belgrado 1717-08
    Commander in the battle of Belgrade, 16 August 1717
  • Požarevac 1718 - 1718-07-21
    concluded the Peace of Požarevac/Passarowitz between the Emperor and the Turks with the help of the English and the Dutch
  • Wenen 1718 - 1733
    After the Battle of Belgrade and the Peace Treaty of Požarevac/Passarowitz, Eugene returned to Vienna. Most of this time he stayed in Vienna and its surrounding to tend to his studies and his collections
  • Brussel 1724
    Again Governor of the Austrian Netherlands and at the same time 'vicario generale' of Italy: he didn't stay very long in either Flandres or Italy
  • Rijn (rivier) 1733 - 1735
    1733-1735 saw Eugene for the last time as Commander in Chief, now on the River Rhine, against the French again, in the War of the Polish Succession; after the preliminary peace in 1735 (the real peace was declared in1738 in Vienna) Eugene left again for Vienna.
  • Wenen 1735 - 1736-04-21
    Afflicted for a long time by a chronic bronchitis. he went off to his residence Schlosshof. There he died on 21 April 1736.
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