bernhard of saxe-weimar


bernhard of saxe-weimar

duke of Saxe-Weimar (Sachsen-Weimar), a politically ambitious Protestant general during the Thirty Years' War (1618-48). One of the most successful field commanders of his age, he won a number of important victories over the forces of the Austrian Habsburgs.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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