List of Austrian field marshals

The list of Austrian field marshals denotes those who held the rank of Feldmarschall in the Austrian or Austro-Hungarian armies.

Field marshal
Feldmarschall
Habsburg Field Marshal's Flag.svg
Rank flag
Kuk FieldMarsh 1918.svg
Feldmarschall of the k.u.k. Army (gorget patch)[1]
Country Austria-Hungary
Service branch Austro-Hungarian Army
Rank groupField marshal
Formation1805
Abolished1918
Next higher rankNone
Next lower rankGeneraloberst (1915–1918)
General of the branch (1805–1915)
Feldmarschall of the k.u.k. Army (service uniform)[2]
Feldmarschall of the k.u.k. Army (dress uniform)[2]

Austrian EmpireEdit

Appointed Portrait Name Lifespan
1805   Prince Adam Czartoryski-Sangusco 1734–1823
1805   Duke Ferdinand Frederick Augustus of Württemberg 1763–1834
1808   Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary 1776–1847
1808   Charles-Joseph, Prince de Ligne 1735–1814
1808   Wenzel Joseph von Colloredo 1738–1822
1808   Josef Freiherr Alvinczy von Borberek 1735–1810
1808   Joseph Comte de Ferraris 1726–1814
1809   Heinrich Graf von Bellegarde 1757–1845
1809   Johann Graf von Kolowrat-Krakowsky 1748–1816
1809   Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein 1760–1836
1812   Karl Philipp, Prince of Schwarzenberg 1771–1820
1818[3]     Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington 1769–1852
1824   Heinrich XV, Prince of Reuss-Plauen 1751–1825
1826 Kamillo Graf Lambertic † 1826
1830   Archduke Ferdinand of Austria 1793–1875
1830   Friedrich Franz Xaver, Prince of Hohenzollern-Hechingen 1757–1844
1833   Christoph Freiherr von Lattermann [de] 1753–1835
1836   Archduke Ferdinand Karl Joseph of Austria-Este 1781–1850
1836   Archduke Johann of Austria 1782–1859
1836   Josef Graf Radetzky von Radetz 1766–1858
1843   Karl Ludwig Graf von Ficquelmont 1777–1857
1844   Maximilian Freiherr von Wimpffen 1770–1854
1846   Philipp Landgraf von Hessen-Homburg 1779–1846
1848   Emperor Franz Josef I of Austria 1830–1916
1848   Ignaz Freiherr von Lederer [hu] 1769–1849
1848   Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz 1787–1862
1849   Laval Graf Nugent von Westmeath 1777–1862
1854   Eugen Graf Wratislaw von Mittrowítz-Nettolitzky 1786–1867
15 July 1859   Heinrich Freiherr von Heß 1788–1870
4 April 1863   Archduke Albrecht, Duke of Teschen 1817–1895
19 October 1867   Edmund, Prince of Schwarzenberg 1803–1873

Austria-HungaryEdit

Appointed Portrait Name Lifespan
4 May 1900     Wilhelm II, German Emperor 1859–1941
1 May 1904     King Edward VII of the United Kingdom 1841–1910
8 December 1914   Archduke Friedrich, Duke of Teschen 1856–1936
21 November 1916   Emperor Karl I of Austria 1887–1922
23 November 1916   Archduke Eugen of Austria 1863–1954
25 November 1916   Franz Graf Conrad von Hötzendorf 1852–1925
5 November 1917   Hermann Freiherr Kövess von Kövessháza 1854–1924
5 November 1917   Alexander Freiherr von Krobatin 1849–1933
30 January 1918   Franz Freiherr Rohr von Denta 1854–1927
31 January 1918   Eduard Freiherr von Böhm-Ermolli 1856–1941
1 February 1918   Svetozar Boroević von Bojna 1856–1920
19 May 1918     Sultan Mehmed V of the Ottoman Empire 1844–1918
24 October 1918   Archduke Joseph of Austria 1872–1962

See alsoEdit

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Instruction (de: Adjustierungsvorschrift) of the k.u.k. Army as to 1871; Issue from 1911
  2. ^ a b Instruction (Adjustierungsvorschrift) to the k.u.k. Heer.
  3. ^ James William Edmund Doyle (1886). "Wellington". The Official Baronage of England: Showing the Succession, Dignities, and Offices of Every Peer from 1066 to 1885. Vol. 3. London: Longmans Green and Co. pp. 615–620.