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Browne, George von, Count von Browne in the nobility of the Holy Roman empire (1698–1792), army officer in the Russian service

T. F. Henderson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/3674

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Browne, George von, Count von Browne in the nobility of the Holy Roman empire (1698–1792), army officer in the Russian service, was born in Limerick on 15 June 1698. He was apparently the illegitimate son of George Browne (d. 1729), who with his brother ...

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