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Wal·len·stein(wŏl′ən-stīn′, väl′ən-shtīn′), Albrecht Eusebius Wenzel von Duke of Friedland and Mecklenburg. 1583-1634.
Bohemian military leader who fought for the Habsburgs during the Thirty Years' War (1618-1648).
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Wallenstein(German ˈvalənʃtain) or
(Biography) Albrecht Wenzel Eusebius von (ˈalbrɛçt ˈvɛntsəl ɔyˈzeːbiʊs fɔn), duke of Friedland and Mecklenburg, prince of Sagan. 1583–1634, German general and statesman, born in Bohemia. As leader of the Hapsburg forces in the Thirty Years' War he won many successes until his defeat at Lützen (1632) by Gustavus Adolphus
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Albrecht Eusebius Wenzel von, 1583–1634, Austrian general in the Thirty Years' War.
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