Daun, Wirich Philipp Graf, Fürst von Thiano
Count Wirich Philipp Daun. Mezzotint.
Daun, Count Wirich Philipp, Prince of Thiano (from 1710), b. Vienna, Oct. 19, 1669, d. Vienna, July 30, 1741, field marshal; father of Count Leopold Josef Daun. Earned distinction mainly in the war of Spanish succession; in 1706 defended Turin, in 1713 became Viceroy of Naples; from 1725 Governor of the Netherlands; 1728-1733 Governor of Milan; his remains are entombed in the wall of St. George's Chapel in the Augustinerkirche church in Vienna.