• Franz Moritz, Count von Lacy

  • Franz Moritz von Lacy

    Franz Moritz von Lacy

    Franz Moritz Graf von Lacy (English: Francis Maurice de Lacy; Russian: Борис Петрович Ласси, tr. Boris Petrovich Lassi; 21 October 1725 – 24 November 1801) was a Baltic German -born Austrian military leader, he was the son of Count Peter von Lacy and was a famous Austrian field marshal. He served during the reign of Maria Theresa and was a close friend to Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor, becoming one of the latter's advisers. Lacy was made a Count of the Holy Roman Empire.

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