Charles Thomas de Lorraine, prince de Vaudémont

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Charles Thomas de Lorraine

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Death: Died in Ostiglia, Mantua, Lombardy, Italy
Cause of death: Died from battle wounds
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Son of Charles Henri de Lorraine, prince de Vaudémont and Anne Elisabeth de Lorraine

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About Charles Thomas de Lorraine, prince de Vaudémont

Knight in the Order of the Golden Fleece

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Charles Thomas de Lorraine (7 March 1670 – 12 May 1704), prince of Vaudémont, was a fieldmarshal in the Austrian army.


Biography


Charles Thomas was the only son of Charles Henry of Lorraine and Anne Élisabeth de Lorraine, and a grandson of Charles IV, Duke of Lorraine. His father was styled the count of Vaudémont and Charles Thomas was styled the Prince of Vaudémont - both titles were honorific.


Like his forefathers he served in the Habsburg army against France. He made a brilliant career and in 1700 he was made a knight in the Order of the Golden Fleece.


He fought in Italy during the War of Spanish Succession under command of Prince Eugene of Savoy. He distinguished himself in the Battle of Cremona and Battle of Luzzara, and was made Fieldmarshal together with Guido Starhemberg in February 1704.


He was fatally wounded in a minor battle on 8 May 1704 near Ostiglia, and died 4 days later. He had no children.

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Charles Thomas de Lorraine, prince de Vaudémont's Timeline

1670
March 7, 1670
1704
May 12, 1704
Age 34
Ostiglia, Mantua, Lombardy, Italy