Hermann Maurice Saxe

a French marshal who distinguished himself in the War of the Austrian Succession (1696-1750)
Syn: ↑Saxe, ↑comte de Saxe, ↑Marshal Saxe
Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general, ↑marshal, ↑marshall

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  • Saxe, (Hermann-) Maurice, count de — born Oct. 28, 1696, Goslar, Saxony died Nov. 30, 1750, Chambord, France German born French general. The illegitimate son of Frederick Augustus I of Saxony, he served under Eugene of Savoy in Flanders and was made count of Saxony (Saxe) in 1711.… …   Universalium

  • Maurice de Saxe — Count of Saxony Marshal General of France Maurice de Saxe in 1748. Spouse Johanna Viktoria Tugendreich of Loeben Full name …   Wikipedia

  • Maurice — /mawr is, mor , maw rees /; for 3 also Fr. /maw rddees /, n. 1. German, Moritz. 1521 53, German general: elector of Saxony 1547 53. 2. of Nassau, 1567 1625, Dutch statesman. 3. a male given name. * * * (as used in expressions) Barrès Auguste… …   Universalium

  • Saxe — I. biographical name (Hermann ) Maurice 1696 1750 Comte de Saxe French general II. geographical name saxony its French name; used in English chiefly in names of former duchies in Thuringia: Saxe Altenburg , Saxe Coburg , Saxe Gotha , Saxe… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Hermann — (as used in expressions) Boerhaave Hermann Hermann Wilhelm Brandt Broch Hermann Ebbinghaus Hermann Fischer Emil Hermann Ford Hermann Hueffer Göring Hermann Hermann Goering Haitink Bernard Johann Hermann Helmholtz Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von… …   Universalium

  • Saxe — /sannks/, n. 1. Comte Hermann Maurice de /erdd mannn maw rddees deuh/, 1696 1750, French military leader: marshal of France 1744. 2. French name of Saxony. * * * …   Universalium

  • Saxe — I. /saks/ (say sahks) noun Hermann Maurice de /ɛəman mɒˈris də/ (say airmahn mo rees duh), 1696–1750, marshal of France and general; noted for his service in the War of Austrian Succession (1740–48). II. /saks/ (say sahks) noun → Saxony …   Australian English dictionary

  • Maurice de saxe (1696-1750) — Maurice de Saxe Naissance 28 octobre 1696 Goslar Décès 30 novembre  …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hermann Moritz von Sachsen — Hermann Moritz Graf von Sachsen, gen. „Maréchal de Saxe“ (Marschall von Sachsen), (* 28. Oktober 1696 in Goslar; † 30. November 1750 auf Schloss Chambord) war ein deutscher Feldherr und Kriegstheoretiker in französischen Diensten, Herzog von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Maurice de Saxe (1696-1750) —  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Maurice de Saxe (1521 1553).  Maurice de Saxe …   Wikipédia en Français

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