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Austrian Infantry Regiments and Their Commanders 1792-1815: Proprietor Surname Index

By Stephen Millar

Pre-French Revolutionary Wars
This index is derived from Carh Graffer’s “Osterriechischer Militar-Almanach Fur das Jahr 1799 (Nro. X)”, which partially lists colonels-in-chief who preceded the current [i.e. 1799] colonel-in-chief. These officers’ surnames are listed below.

LIR 1: Leopold II, Kaiser
LIR 7: Harrach, Franz-Xavier, Graf
LIR 12: Khevenhuller-Metsch, Joseph
LIR 13: Zedtwitz, Johann-Franz, Freiherr
LIR 14: Tillier, Josef-Maximillian, Freiherr
LIR 16: Konigseck, Christoph
LIR 18: Brinken, Jacob-Friedrich
LIR 19: Alton, Richard, Graf d’
LIR 20: Colloredo, Anton
LIR 21: Aremberg, Carl-Maria-Raimund-Leopold, Herzog von
LIR 22: Sprecher, Salomon
LIR 23: Ried, Josef-Heinrich, Freiherr
LIR 26: Alton, Richard, Graf d’
LIR 27: Baden-Durlach, Christoph
LIR 29: Laudon, Gideon-Ernst, Freiherr
LIR 30: Sachsen-Gotha, Wilhelm
LIR 32: Forgacs, Ignatz
LIR 33: Eszterhazy, Nikolaus, Furst
LIR 38: Kaunitz, Wenzel
LIR 39: Preyfac, Jacob
LIR 40: Colloredo, Carl
LIR 43: Buttler
LIR 45: Bulow, Ferdinand-Friedrich, Freiherr
LIR 46: Migazzi, Vincenz
LIR 47: Elrichshausen, Karl-Reinhard, Freiherr
LIR 50: Poniatowski, Andreas, Graf
LIR 51: Gyulai, FranzLIR 52: Karolyi von Nagy-Karoly, Franz-Anton Graf
LIR 53: Palssy, Johann
LIR 54: Sincere, Claudius, Freiherr
LIR 55: Arberg, Karl d’, Graf von Valenzin
LIR 56: Nugent-Westenrath, Jacob-Robert. Graf
LIR 57: Andlau, Franz
LIR 59: Langlois, Peter

Additional sources:

http://www.kuk-wehrmacht.de
http://www.austro-hungarian-army.co.uk

French Revolutionary Wars/Napoleonic Wars

LIR 1: Franz II/Franz I
LIR 2: Archduke Ferdinand-Karl/Hiller/Kaiser von Russland
LIR 3: Archduke Karl-Ludwig
LIR 4: Archduke Anton-Viktor
LIR 5: none [1]
LIR 6: none [1]
LIR 7: Schroder/Wurzburg/Toscana
LIR 8: Huff/Archduke Ludwig-Josef
LIR 9: Clerfayt/Czartoryski-Sangusco
LIR 10: Keuhll/Ansbach und Bayreuth/Mittrowski/Reisky von Dubnitz
LIR 11: Wallis von Karighmain [Michael]/Archduke Ranier-Josef
LIR 12: Manfredini/Liechtenstein
LIR 13: Reisky von Dubnitz/Wimpffen
LIR 14: Klebeck/Archduke Rudolph-Johann
LIR 15: Oranien/Riese/Zach
LIR 16: Terzi/Archduke Rudolph-Johann/Lusignan
LIR 17: Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Kirchberg/Reuss zu Plauen
LIR 18: Stuart/Aspre von Hoobruck/Reuss zu Greiz
LIR 19: Alvinczy von Borberek/Hessen-Homburg
LIR 20: Kaunitz-Rietberg
LIR 21: Gemmingen auf Hornberg und Treschklingen/Rohan von Guem/Gyulai von
Maros-Nemeth und Nadaska [Albrecht]
LIR 22: Lacy/Sachsen-Koburg-Saalfeld/Nassau
LIR 23: Toscana/Salzburg/Wurzburg/Mauroy de Merville
LIR 24: Preiss/Auersperg/Strauch
LIR 25: Brechainville/Spork/Zedtwitz/Vaux
LIR 26: Schroder von Lilienhoff/Hohenlohe-Bartenstein/Oranien-Nassau/Konig
 der Niederlande
LIR 27: Strassoldo/Chasteler de Courcelles
LIR 28: Wartensleben/Frelich/Kutschera
LIR 29: Wallis von Karighmain [Oliver]/Lindenau
LIR 30: Ligne/Nugent von Westmeath
LIR 31: Beaulieu/Benjowsky von Benjow
LIR 32: Gyulai von Maros-Nemeth und Nadaska [Samuel]/Eszterhazy von
Galantha [Miklos]
LIR 33: Sztaray/Colloredo-Mansfeld
LIR 34: Eszterhazy von Galantha [Antal]/Kray von Krajova/Davidovich/Wied-Runkel
LIR 35: Wenkheim/Archduke Maximilian-Josef [d’Este]/Archduke
Rudolph-Johann/Mercy d’Argenteau
LIR 36: Furstenberg/Kolowrat-Krakowsky
LIR 37: Vins/Auffenberg/Auersperg/Weidenfeld/Mariassy de Markus et Batis-Falva
LIR 38: Wurttemberg/Prohaska
LIR 39: Nadasdy von Nadasd/Duka von Kadar
LIR 40: Mittrowski/Wurttemberg
LIR 41: Bender/Sachsen-Hildburghausen/Kottulinski/Hohenlohe-Bartenstein
LIR 42: Mathesen/Erbach-Schonberg
LIR 43: Thurn von Valsassina/Simbschen/Paar
LIR 44: Barbiano di Belgiojoso d’Este/Bellegarde
LIR 45: Lattermann/Vaux [2]
LIR 46: Neugebauer/Chasteler de Courcelles [2]
LIR 47: Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau/Vogelsang
LIR 48: Schmidtfeld/Vukassovich/Simbschen/Radivojevich
LIR 49: Pellegrini/Kerpen
LIR 50: Stain [2]
LIR 51: Splenyi von Mihaldy
LIR 52: Archduke Anton-Viktor/Archduke Franz-Karl
LIR 53: Jellacic de Buzim [Johann]/Hiller
LIR 54: Callenburg/Froon von Kirchrath
LIR 55: Murray de Melgum/Reuss zu Greiz [2]
LIR 56: Colloredo-Waldsee [Wenzel]
LIR 57: Colloredo-Waldsee [Josef]
LIR 58: Vierfet/Beaulieu
LIR 59: Jordis/Grossherzog von Baden

In 1769, numbers 60-76 were assigned to Grenz regiments. These units were given their own numbers [1-17] in 1798.

LIR 60 (formed 1798): Gyulai von Maros-Nemeth und Nadaska [Ignaz]
LIR 61 (formed 1798): Saint-Julien
LIR 62 (formed 1798): Jellacic de Buzim [Franz]/Wacquant-Geozelles
LIR 63 (formed 1799): Archduke Josef-Franz/Baillet de Latour/Bianchi
LIR 64 (formed 1801): Chasteler de Courcelles [3]

[1] The Garrison Regiments were dissolved in 1808.
[2] These regiments were dissolved in 1809 and had not yet been reformed by 1815. Line Infantry Regiment Nr. 45 was reformed in 1816.
[3] This regiment, known as the Tyroler-Feld-Jager-Regiment, was dissolved in 1808.

 

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: April 2005

 

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