Dietrichstein, Adam Graf
Count Adam Dietrichstein, engraving
Dietrichstein, Count Adam (from 1587), b. Graz (Styria), Oct. 17, 1527, d. Mikulov (Southern Moravia), Jan. 15, 1590. Imperial diplomat in the service of Ferdinand I, Maximilian II and Rudolf II. D. was granted rule over Nikolsburg (Mikulov), which was in the possession of the Mensdorff-Pouilly-D. family until 1945.
Literature: F. Edelmayer (ed.), Der Briefwechsel zwischen Ferdinand I., Maximilian II. und A. v. D., 1997.