Browne, Ulysses Maximilian (1705-1757)

Browne, Ulysses Maximilian, Count, born at Basel, 23d October 1705, of an Irish Jacobite family, became one of the foremost field-marshals in the army of Maria Theresa. As governor of Silesia (1739-42) he had to face the first of Frederick the Great's attacks, and in the Seven Years' War he commanded the Austrians at Lobositz (1756). He was mortally wounded at the battle of Prague, and died June 26, 1757.
1. Chamber's Biographical Dictionary, Philadelphia, 1926, page 141.

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