Starhemberg, Gundacker Thomas Graf#
Starhemberg, Count Gundacker Thomas, b. Vienna, Dec. 14, 1663, d. Prague (Czech Republic), July 8, 1745, financial expert. 1698-1700 Vice-President, 1703-1715 President of the Court Chamber, 1706-1745 President of the Ministerial Bank Deputation, from 1712 member of the Privy Conference, from 1716 of the Privy Financial Conference. Extremely knowledgeable about state finances at the time of the Spanish War of Succession, had tremendous political influence under Karl VI.
Literature#B. Holl, Hofkammerpraes. G. T. Gf. S. und die oe. Finanzpolitik der Barockzeit, in: Archiv f. oe. Geschichte 132, 1976.