Friedrich, Erzherzog von Österreich, geb. 1856#
Friedrich, Archduke of Austria, b. Židlochovice, Czech Republic (then Gross-Seelowitz), June 4, 1856, d. Mosonmagyaróvár (Hungary), Dec. 30, 1936, Duke of Teschen; was his uncle's, i.e. Archduke Albrecht´s, heir. Owned large areas of land, played a leading role in industry and in economic affairs and thus accumulated an enormous fortune. Enlarged the Albertina. Became general inspector of the troops in 1905, supreme commander of the imperial Landwehr, the army reserve, in 1907, Field Marshal in 1914 and supreme commander of the imperial troops from 1914-1917. After World War I administered what remained of his estates.
Literature#E. Glaise v. Horstenau, Feldmarschall Erzhzg. F., 1936.