Adolf Wilhelm, Prinz von Auersperg

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Adolf Wilhelm Carl Daniel prince of Auersperg

Birthplace: Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Death: Died in Goldegg, St. Johann im Pongau District, Salzburg, Austria
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Son of Karl Wilhelm II, VII. Fürst von Auersperg and Friedrike Luise von Lenthe
Husband of Johanna Festetics de Tolna and Johanna Aloísia Mladota von Auersperg
Father of Karl* Maria IX Fürst von Auersperg; Johanna von Auersperg; Aglae Franziska Marie Aloysie von Auersperg and Francis Maria Joseph, Prinz Von Auersperg
Brother of Aglaja von Auersperg; Wilhelmine von Auersperg; Karl Wilhelm, VIII. Fürst von Auersperg; Alexander von Auersperg and Leopoldine von Auersperg

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About Adolf Wilhelm, Prinz von Auersperg

Prince Adolf Wilhelm Daniel von Auersperg (1821, Vlašim - January 5, 1885, Schloss Goldegg, Neidling) was a Bohemian and an Austrian statesman. (Wikipedia)

He served in the Army from 1841 to 1860 and attained the rank of major of dragoons in the regiment of Prince Eugene. In 1867 he entered political life as a member of the Bohemian Diet, being elected by the Liberal land proprietors, and in 1868 became a member for life of the upper chamber of the Austrian Reichsrat. He was governor of Salzburg from 1870 to 1871, and proved in that position, as well as in his subsequent political life, a stanch supporter of the constitution.

From 1871 to 1879, he was head of the Austrian ministry as the 8th Minister-President of Cisleithania. Therefore he succeeded in carrying out the electoral reform of the Empire, securing direct elections to the lower chamber of the Reichsrat, and in strengthening the political entente with Hungary.

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Adolf Wilhelm, Prinz von Auersperg's Timeline

December 24, 1821
Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
February 26, 1859
Age 37
Vienna, Vienna, Austria
September 17, 1860
Age 38
Teplitz, Teplitz, Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic
March 28, 1868
Age 46
Teplice (Teplitz)
December 11, 1869
Age 47
Prague, Czech Republic
January 5, 1885
Age 63
Goldegg, St. Johann im Pongau District, Salzburg, Austria