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Eugen of Austria
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Eugen of Austria

(May 21, 1863, Gross-Seelowitz, Moravia – December 30, 1954, Meran/Merano, Italy), archduke of Austria, and Austro-Hungarian field marshal. Eugen was the son of Archduke Karl Ferdinand and Archduchess Elisabeth, and brother of the supreme army commander Archduke Friedrich. After training in the Tyrolean Imperial Rifle Regiment and on the general staff, he was a successful commander of, among others, the 13th Infantry Regiment. In 1900 he was appointed commanding general of XIVth Corps in Innsbruck, and in 1908 became regional military of T…

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Jerabék, Rudolf, “Eugen of Austria”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 24 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2015

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