Portrait of Anton Victor of Austria (1779-1835), Archduke of Austria; Duke of Westphalia, Prince-Bishop of Münster, Archbishop and Elector of Cologne (1801-1803), Grand Master of the Teutonic Order (1804), Viceroy of the Kingdom of Lombardy–Venetia (1816-1818)
Anton Victor, Viceroy of Lombardy-Venetia (full German name: Anton Viktor Joseph Johann Raimund von Österreich, 31 August 1779 – 2 April 1835) was an Archduke of Austria and a Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights. He was also briefly the last Archbishop and Elector of Cologne and Prince-Bishop of Münster before those territories were secularised in 1803. Anton Victor was the son of Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor, and Maria Luisa of Spain. He was born in Florence and died in Vienna. He never married and died without issue. After the death of his uncle, Maximilian Franz, Archbishop and Prince-Elector of Cologne and Prince-Bishop of Münster, Anton Victor was chosen on 9 September 1801 as Prince-Bishop of Münster and on 7 October as Archbishop and Prince Elector of Cologne. Anton Victor became Grand Master of the Teutonic Order in 1804. The order's German lands, centred on Mergentheim, were secularised in 1809, but Anton remained its Grand Master until his death. Between 1816 and 1818 he was Viceroy of the Kingdom of Lombardy–Venetia.
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