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1663, Oct 181736, Apr 21
a general of the Imperial Army and statesman of the Holy Roman Empire and the Archduchy of Austria and one of the most successful military commanders in modern European history, rising to the highest offices of state at the Imperial court in Vienna. Born in Paris, Eugene grew up around the French court of King Louis XIV. Based on his poor physique and bearing, the Prince was initially prepared for a career in the church, but by the age of 19 he had determined on a military career.
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09/11/1697-Battle of Zenta: Prince Eugene of Savoy beats Turkish superior power
06/25/1716- Eugene of Savoy named land guardian of Austrian Netherlands 
08/05/1716-Battle of Petrovaradin: Prince Eugene of Savoy (of the Habsburg Empire) beats the forces of the Ottoman Empire
08/16/1717-Prince Eugene of Savoy occupies Belgrade 
11/01/1721-Prince Eugene of Savoy unveils statue of himself 
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