Friedrich Sigmund Graf von Sch?rffenberg, d.1688

A son of Count Johann Wilhelm from his marriage to Maximiliana Countess Harrach . Count Friedrich Sigmund’s name is closely connected with the memory of Vienna’s rescue from the Turkish danger in 1683 . Count Friedrich Sigmund is one of those generals who left the island of Schütt with the corps of Count Leslie and rushed to the rescue of the afflicted Vienna . Later, in 1684, he witnessed the victories of Waitzen and Pesth and then the first unsuccessful siege of Ofen, where he was wounded. Before Neuh?usel he headed under Caprara1685 the storm and was sent with the news of the fall of the square to the imperial court camp

Size 18 x 15 cm
Price £14.00


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