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Radetzky, Johann, Count von
Austrian field-marshal, born in Bohemia; entered the Austrian army in 1784; distinguished himself in the war with Turkey in 1788-89, and in all the wars of Austria with France; checked the Revolution in Lombardy in 1848; defeated and almost annihilated the Piedmontese army under Charles Albert in 1849, and compelled Venice to capitulate in the same year, after which he was appointed Governor of Lombardy (1766-1858).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Radetzky, Johann, Count von'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/r/radetzky-johann-count-von.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.