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Prince Ludwig Franz of Wettin
Prince of Wettin
Personal details
Born (1741-01-23)23 January 1741
Olomouc, Bohemia

Present-Day Czech Republic

Died 12 July 1830(1830-07-12) (aged 89)

Ludwig Augustus Franz Frederick House of Wettin (23 January 1741 – Olomouc, 12 July 1830 – Vienna), was an Austrian aide de camp and later general. He is best known for serving under Prince Joseph of Saxe-Hildburghausen with the Franco-Austrian forces at the Battle of Rossbach. He also became the Archbishop of Olmutz before ascending to the ranks of Cardinal.

Styles of
Ludwig von Wettin
External Ornaments of a Cardinal Bishop.svg
Reference style His Eminence
Spoken style Your Eminence
Informal style Cardinal
See Olomouc

Biography[edit | edit source]

References and sources[edit | edit source]

  • Heinrich Ferdinand Schoeppl: Die Herzoge von Sachsen-Altenburg, Bozen, 1917, reprined Altenburg, 1992
  • Dr. Rudolf Armin Human: Chronik der Stadt Hildburghausen, Hildburghausen, 1886

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