Bucquoi von Longueval, Karl Charles Bonaventura, Freiherr von Vaux, Graf von Bonaventura
Karl Bonaventura Bucquoi von Longueval, engraving 1620
Bucquoi von Longueval, Baron Karl (Charles) Bonaventura of Vaux, Count of B., b. Arras (France), Jan. 9, 1571, d. Nove Zamky, Slovakia (then Neuhäusel), July 21, 1621, field marshal. Initially in service with the Spanish crown, 1618 imperial commander-in-chief in the Bohemian war; gained victory over E. von Mansfeld on June 10, 1619; defended Vienna in October 1619, collaborated unwillingly with the army of the League, conquered Moravia after the Battle of the White Mountain; captured Bratislava and cities in the Slovakian mountains in the campaign against Bethlen Gábor in May 1621, but died in battle near Neuhäusl.
Literature: Um Glauben und Reich, Kurfürst Maximilian I., catalogue, Munich 1980; NDB.