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Prince Joseph of Saxe-Hildburghausen

German prince

Died when: 84 years 91 days (1010 months)
Star Sign: Libra


Prince Joseph of Saxe-Hildburghausen

Joseph Maria Frederick Wilhelm of Saxe-Hildburghausen, Duke in Saxony (German: Joseph Maria Friedrich Wilhelm Hollandinus, Prinz und Regent von Sachsen-Hildburghausen; 5 October 1702 – Hildburghausen, 4 January 1787), was a German officer, Generalfeldmarschall of the Imperial Army and Reichsgeneralfeldmarschall (Reichsgeneralfeldzeugmeister) of the Army of the Holy Roman Empire.

He is best known for commanding the Franco-Roman-German at the Battle of Rossbach, losing to the Prussian Army.

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