Archduke John of Austria

Archduke John of Austria (German: Johann von Österreich; 20 January 1782 – 11 May 1859) was a member of the Habsburg dynasty, an Austrian field marshal and German Imperial regent (Reichsverweser).

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... In his early days Archduke Johann and his brother Louis had the habit of travelling to France, where the latter married Madame de Gueroust ... (Adlersruhe) at the Großglockner, and the Archduke John's Vanilla Orchid (Nigritella rubra subsp ... Archduke Johann died in 1859 in Graz, where the fountain erected in his honour (illustration) dominates the central square ...

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