English: Paul, Prince Esterházy of Galántha (born 8 September 1635 in Eisenstadt, Kingdom of Hungary; died 26 March 1713 in Eisenstadt, Kingdom of Hungary) was the first Prince Esterházy of Galántha from 1687 to 1713, Palatine of the Kingdom of Hungary from 1681 to 1713, and an Imperial Field Marshal. Paul was also an accomplished poet, harpsichordist, and composer. He actively participated in various battles against the Ottoman Turks during the Fourth Austro-Turkish War (1663–1664) and the Great Turkish War (1662–1669). Paul is credited with the establishing the wealth, power, and influence of the Princely House of Esterházy.
Media in category "Paul I, 1st Prince Esterházy of Galántha"
Read in another language
This page is available in 6 languages