Johann Georg Christian, Prinz von Lobkowicz

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Johann Georg Christian von Lobkowicz

Death: Died in Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Immediate Family:

Son of Ferdinand August, III. Fürst von Lobkowicz and Maria Anna Wilhelmina markgraäfin von Baden-Baden
Husband of Caroline Henriette von Waldstein
Father of Marie Eleonore von Lobkowicz; August Anton Joseph, Fürst von Lobkowicz and Joseph, Fürst von Lobkowicz
Brother of Eleonore Elisabeth Amalia Magdalena Schwarzenberg and Maria Ludovika von Lobkowicz
Half brother of Filip Hyacint Josef, IV. Fürst zu Lobkowicz

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About Johann Georg Christian, Prinz von Lobkowicz ; Johann Georg Christian von Lobkowitz, (or Lobkowicz), (August 10, 1686 – October 4, 1755) was an Austrian field marshal.

He was the son of Ferdinand August (1655 – 1715) and Maria Anna Wilhelmine, Countess from Baden-Baden.


Came from a family of ancient Bohemian aristocracy. The November 11, 1718 married to Carolina Henriette von Waldstein Prague (1702 – 1780), who bore him 10 children, two of whom were killed in action and two were awarded the order of the Golden Fleece.

Johann Georg Christian was progenitor of the branch (Hořín)/Mělník dynasty of Lobkowitz.

He fought the Turks under Prince Eugene of Savoy, and in 1732 he became Governor of Sicily. The November 28, 1739 he was awarded the order of the Golden Fleece.

In 1741 he became field marshal. During the war of Austrian Succession he fought before the French and Bavarians between Prague and Munich, and later from 1743 to 1745 he was Governor of the Duchy of Milan and Commander of the Imperial Army in Italy. In this function he was defeated by the Hispano-Neapolitan in Velletri in August 1744.

The September 30, 1745 participated, alongside the Duke of Lorraine, at the battle of Soor against the Prussians under Frederick the Great defeated emerged.

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Johann Georg Christian, Prinz von Lobkowicz's Timeline

August 10, 1686
October 17, 1721
Age 35
January 8, 1724
Age 37
Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
September 21, 1729
Age 43
Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
October 4, 1755
Age 69
Vienna, Vienna, Austria