Alexander of Courland
Alexander of Courland (German: Alexander von Kurland) (18 October 1658 – 1686), nicknamed "Alexander the One-armed", was a Baltic German prince and the brother of Duke Frederick (II) Casimir of Courland. He was a member of the Kettler dynasty.
Alexander served as an Oberst in a regiment of the Brandenburg-Prussian Army. On 26 July 1686, he was mortally wounded in the second siege of Buda during the Ottoman wars and died shortly afterwards near Vienna.
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