Jan Jozef z Vrtby (1669 - 1734) MP

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Occupation: Burggrave of Bohemia
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About Jan Jozef z Vrtby

  • Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece - Austrian branch
  • genealogy.euweb.cz... ; zena-in.cz - Vrtba garden.... ; de.wikipedia - Vrtba-Garten
  • Jan Josef z Vrtby
  • Jan Josef z Vrtby, hrabě z Vrtby
  • Jan Jozef of Vrtba, Earl of Vrtba, Burggrave of Bohemia
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  • John Joseph Earl of Vrtba (1669-1734) was the highest burgrave Prague Castle. This rational imperial officer was not only a great politician, but a man with a great deal of feeling for aesthetics. Perhaps that is why he decided to implement in the years 1715 to 1725 at the foot of Petrin garden gem that can rightly be considered the most beautiful baroque and Italian-style garden north of the Alps. Co-written with such names as were the architect František Maximilian Kanka, sculptor Matyas Bernard Braun and painter Václav Vavrinec Reiner. And these artists inspired by garden gurus and magical soul ...

Vrtba (Adelsgeschlecht)

  • Die Herren, ab 1624 Grafen, von Vrtba (auch Wrtba oder Wrtby, tschechisch Vrtbové, z Vrtby, z Vrtbů) waren ein altes böhmisches Adelsgeschlecht, das erstmals im 14. Jahrhundert erwähnt wurde. Sie stammten aus der Sippe der Hroznatowci, den Nachkommen des Gaugrafen Hroznata (* um 1160, † 1217 in der Burg Kinsberg (Stary Hroznatov) bei Eger), Stifter des Klosters Klosters Chotieschau bei Pilsen (Plzeň) und des Stifts Tepl bei Eger (Cheb) in Westböhmen.[1]
  • Johann Joseph (der Ältere) von Wrtby (Jan Josef z Vrtby) (*1669, † 14. September 1737), ein Enkel des Sezima Johann von Wrtby, seit 1715 auf Konopischt, war k.k. Geheimrat, Ritter des Ordens von Goldenen Vlies, ab 1725 erblicher Oberst-Erbland-Schatzmeister im Königreich Böhmen, Appelationspräsident, sowie 1712 bis 1734 Oberstburggraf in Prag. Mit päpstlicher Dispens ehelichte er seine Nichte Susanne Antonia von Heussenstamm, Tochter der Maria Franziska von Wirtby, verehelichte Heussenstamm zu Heissenstein auf Burg Bösig. Johann Joseph d.Ä. von Wrtby ließ den Vrtba-Garten (Vrtbovská zahrada) in Prag anlegen.
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  • The gentlemen from 1624 Count of Vrtba (or even Wrtba Wrtby, Czech Vrtbové, Vrtby z, z Vrtbů) was an old Bohemian noble family, the first time in the 14th Century has been mentioned. They came from the tribe of Hroznatowci, the descendants of Gaugrafen Hroznata (c. 1160, † 1217 in the castle Kinsberg (Stary Hroznatov) at Eger), founder of the monastery cloister Chotieschau in Plzen (Pilsen) and the pin Teplá at Eger (Cheb ) in western Bohemia
  • John Joseph (the Elder) of Wrtby (Jan Josef Vrtby z) (* 1669, † 14 September 1737), a grandson of John of Sezima Wrtby on since 1715 Konopiště was kk Privy Councillor, Knight of the Order of Golden Fleece in 1725 colonel of hereditary hereditary land-treasurer of the kingdom of Bohemia, Appelationspräsident, and from 1712 to 1734 Colonel Viscount in Prague. With papal dispensation, he married his niece, Susan Antonia of Heussenstamm, daughter of Mary Frances of Wirtby, married Heussenstamm to hot stone castle on Bösig. Johann Joseph Elder of Wrtby let the Vrtba Garden (Vrtbovska) invest in Prague.
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