Field Marshal Nicholas Taaffe, Graf von Taaffe passed away 1769

#OnThisDay 1769 Field Marshal Nicholas Taaffe, Graf von Taaffe died. Born in Sligo in 1685 & later he joined the Habsburg army. Taafe excelled in battle, being promoted to Major General & at 72 years old he helped defeat Frederick the Great at Kolin in 1757. #Ireland #History

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