August-Wilhelm (August-Wilhelm)( The Duke of Brunswick-Bevern)
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Biography August-Wilhelm (August-Wilhelm)
(1715-1781) - Duke of Brunswick-Bevern. From Bevern New Brunswick branch of the Welf dynasty line. The son of Ernst Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick-Bevern, and Eleanor Kurland. Since 1731, Mr.. - The Prussian military service, was one of the most talented commanders n be rendered war of Austrian Succession (1740-48 gg.) And the Seven Years' War (1756-63 gg.).
In 1734, Mr.. participated in the Rhine campaign, from 1746 g. - Commandant Fortress Stettin. Wounded in the Battle of Mollwitz (April 1741). In the victorious Prussians for the battle of Lobozitsem (October 1756) commanded the forces of the left flank, in April 1757, Mr.. defeated the Austrian general KцTnigsegg at Reichenberg, the union-nivshis with Field Marshal AK-K. Schwerin participated in the Battle of Prague. At the Battle of Kolin (June 1757) was the chief of the right flank. In late August the same year received the supreme command of the Prussian troops on the Austrian front, was defeated by Charles of Lorraine in September 1758, Mr.. under Moses and in November 1757, Mr.. by Breslau and was captured. Released in May 1758, Mr.. He was appointed Frederick I the Great, King of Prussia, the governor of Stettin.
The rank of General of Infantry-signed with the Prince of MN. Volkonski, commander of Russian forces, an armistice in Stargard (March 1762). Later Shveydnitsa participated in the siege, was Chief of the Prussian army in Silesia and Lausitz. After the signing of Russian-Prussian treaty of alliance back to the post shtettinskogo governor.