Charles Marie Raymond D'ARENBERG

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DutchBorn Charles Marie Raymond D'ARENBERG

Austrian Field Marshal

Born on April 1, 1721 in Enghien, Hainaut

Died on August 17, 1778 in Enghien, Hainaut

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Charles Marie was the eldest son of Duke Leopold Philippe d'Arenberg and Donna Maria Francesca Pignatelli. His sister was Marie Victoire d'Arenberg, wife of Augustus George, Margrave of Baden-Baden.



Charles Marie joined his father's 1743 campaign in the War of Austrian Succession, first as lieutenant-colonel and later as colonel of the second Walloon Infantry Regiment, which he had raised personally. He commanded this regiment in the 1744 and 1745 campaigns, until he became colonel of the Baden-Baden Regiment. One year later he became major general. In 1748, he played an important role in the defence of Maastricht against the French.

...   Charles Marie was the eldest son of Duke Leopold Philippe d'Arenberg and Donna Maria Francesca Pignatelli. His sister was Marie Victoire d'Arenberg, wife of Augustus George, Margrave of Baden-Baden.



Charles Marie joined his father's 1743 campaign in the War of Austrian Succession, first as lieutenant-colonel and later as colonel of the second Walloon Infantry Regiment, which he had raised personally. He commanded this regiment in the 1744 and 1745 campaigns, until he became colonel of the Baden-Baden Regiment. One year later he became major general. In 1748, he played an important role in the defence of Maastricht against the French.



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