Commanders of 7 years war

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Last updated: October 11, 2021
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This Lord was C-IN-C of British Armed forces. He is credited as the architect of Britain's successful campaign to conquer the territory of New France
The Prince of Saxe-Hildburghausen,he served in both the war of the Austrian Succession and the 7 years war. He was made commander of the Imperial Army and ordered to defeat Prussia. However he was defeated at the battle of Rossbach and retired.
French General sent to defend New France from British invasion. Successful between 1756 and 1758, he was defeated and killed on the plains of Abraham leading to the fall of Quebec.
Was an Admiral who led the navy to victory in the battle of Quiberon Bay, securing the British Isles from French Invasion. Had previously served in war of Austrian Succession.
Edward Hawke
The Prince of Soubise, he was a French General who, in command of a 24,000 man corps, suffered the disastrous defeat of Rossbach which ended the French dominance in Hanover.
Charles de Rohan
An Austrian Fieldmarshal, he defeated the Prussians at the Battle of Kolin. He defeated the Prussian King several times in the 1758 campaign but was wounded and retired.
Joseph von Daun
Governor of the 13 colonies. He is best known for leading a disastrous expedition against the French-occupied Ohio River Valley in 1755 where he died
Edward Braddock
A Russian fieldmarshal. In 1759, he was appointed commander-in-chief of the Russian army and soon after won victory at Palzig and Kunersdorf.
Pyotr Saltykov
A saxon field marshal who had previously fought in the silesian wars, he concentrated the Saxon Army of 18,100 men in a strong defensive position near Pirna. He withstood a siege of 6 weeks before surrendering to the Prussians.
Frederick Augustus
British Admiral who distinguished himself in war of Austrian Succession. Executed in 7 seven years war for failing to relieve the besieged isle of Menorca.
John Byng
Distinguished Major General most known for his death whilst capturing the French held city of Quebec
James Wolfe
Was the Count of Schaumburg-Lippe-Bückeburg. Aligned with Prussia and distinguished himself at Battle of Minden, earning him command of the whole Allied Artillery.
William, Count of Schaumburg-Lippe
Prussian King in the war, widely known by the term 'great'. He is most known for his part in the Silesian wars and how he expanded the Prussian state and made it a great power.
Frederick II
The Prince of Brunswick-Lüneburg, he successfully led an Anglo-German Force in the defence of Hanover against a French Invasion.
The Count of Aranda. In 1760 he commanded the army invading Portugal. His forces captured town of Almeida but were then forced to retreat following the intervention of British troops.
Pedro Pablo
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Oct 11, 2021