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Johann Kollowrat

Austrian general

Died when: 67 years 167 days (809 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn

 

Johann Kollowrat

Feldmarschall Johann Karl, Graf von Kolowrat-Krakowsky (21 December 1748 – 5 June 1816) joined the Austrian army, fought against the Kingdom of Prussia and Ottoman Turkey before being promoted to general officer rank.

During combat against the French in the French Revolutionary Wars, he first became known as an artillery specialist.In the Napoleonic Wars, he commanded corps in the 1805 and 1809 campaigns.

He became the Proprietor (Inhaber) of an Austrian infantry regiment in 1801 and held that position until his death.He was the last governor of the Kingdom of Serbia in 1791, having succeeded Count George Olivier of Wallis and acceded to those territories in accordance to the Treaty of Sistova.


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