Franz Seraph of Orsini-Rosenberg
|Prince Franz Seraph of Orsini-Rosenberg|
Prince Franz Seraph of Orsini-Rosenberg
|Born||18 October 1761
|Died||4 August 1832 (aged 70)
|Years of service||1780 – 1830|
|Rank||General of Cavalry|
|Relations||House of Orsini-Rosenberg|
Prince Franz Seraph of Orsini-Rosenberg (18 October 1761 – 4 August 1832) joined the army of Habsburg Austria and fought against the Ottoman Turks, winning a prestigious award for bravery. In the 1790s, he served in the wars against the First French Republic and received promotion to general officer. During the Napoleonic Wars he led a division in 1805 and an army corps in 1809. He became a member of the Hofkriegsrat (Aulic Council) in 1811. He was the Proprietor (Inhaber) of an Austrian light cavalry regiment from 1801 until his death.
- Smith-Kudrna, Orsini und Rosenberg
- Bowden & Tarbox, p 130-131
- Bowden, Scotty & Tarbox, Charlie. Armies on the Danube 1809. Arlington, Texas: Empire Games Press, 1980.
- Smith, Digby. The Napoleonic Wars Data Book. London: Greenhill, 1998. ISBN 1-85367-276-9
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