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Some explanations on dates and functions
Dates indicated in this page are not the date of birth and death but rather the period during which a given individual has assumed a given function.

Similarly, functions listed for each individual are those that he assumed during the War of the Spanish Succession. Previous and future functions are specified in the detailed articles but not in the general enumeration.

Bavaria

Arco, Johann Baptist von, Field-Marshal (1702-1715)

Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria (1679-1726)

Cologne

Joseph Clemens, Archbishop-Elector of Cologne (1688-1723)

Denmark

Dutch Republic

Albemarle, Arnold Joost van Keppel, Earl of, General of Cavalry (1703-171?)

Heinsius, Anthonie, Grand Pensionary of Holland (1689-1720)

Nassau-Ouwerkerk, Hendrik van aka "Lord Overkirk," General (1697-1704), Field Marshal (1704-1708)

Obdam, Jacob II van Wassenaer, Lieutenant-General (1691-1702) General of Cavalry (1702-1703)

France

Berwick, James FitzJames, Duke of Lieutenant-General (from at least 1702 to 1706), Maréchal de France (1706-1734)

Boufflers, Louis François, Duc de, Maréchal de France (1693-1711)

Catinat, Nicolas de, Maréchal de France (1693-1712)

Louis de France, Duc de Bourgogne (1682-1711), Dauphin de France (1711-1712)

Louis XIV, King of France (1643-1715)

Marsin, Ferdinand, Comte de Maréchal de Camp (1693-1701), Lieutenant-General (1701-1703), Maréchal de France (1703-1706)

Orléans, Philippe, Duc d'

Tallard, Camille d'Hostun de la Baume, Comte de Lieutenant-General (1693-1703), Maréchal de France (1703-1728)

Tessé, René de Froulay, Comte de, Lieutenant-General (1700-1703), Maréchal de France (1703-1725)

Vendôme, Louis Joseph, Duc de, Maréchal de France (1695-1712)

Villars, Claude Louis Hector de, Lieutenant-General (1701-1702), Maréchal de France (1702-1734)

Villeroy, François de Neufville, Duc de, Maréchal de France (1693-1730)

Great Britain

Anne I, Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland (1702-1707)

Galway, Henri de Massue, Earl of

Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, Lieutenant-General (1688-1702), Captain-General of the British Army (1702-1711)

Peterborough, Charles Mordaunt, Earl of Commander-in-Chief of the British forces in Spain (1705-1706)

Rooke, Sir George, Admiral of the Fleet (1696-1702), Vice-Admiral of England (1702-1705)

William III, King of England (1672-1702)

Holy Roman Empire

Baden-Baden, Ludwig Wilhelm, Margrave of, Lieutenant-General of all Imperial troops (1691-1707)

Bonneval, Claude-Alexandre de, General-Feldwachtmeister (1707-1716), Feldmarschall-Lieutenant (1716-1724)

Boyneburg zu Lengsfeld und Weiler, Georg Philipp von, Franconian General-Feldwachtmeister (1704-1710), Feldmarschall-Lieutenant (1710-1723)

Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Georg Ludwig von aka "George I of Hanover", Elector of Hanover (1698-1727)

Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel-Bevern, Ferdinand Albert II Duke of, General-Feldwachtmeister (1707-1711), Feldmarschall-Lieutenant (1711-1716)

Charles VI, King of Hungary (1711-1740), King of Bohemia (1711-1740) Archduke of Austria (1711-1740), Holy Roman Emperor (1711-1740)

Heister, Sigbert, Count, Feldmarschall-Lieutenant (1692-1707), Field-Marshal (1707-1718)

Herbéviller, Louis de Bannerot, Comte d', General-Feldwachtmeister (1688-1692), Feldmarschall-Lieutenant (1692-1700), General of Cavalry (1700-1704) Field-Marshal (1704-1706)

Hessen-Darmstadt, Georg, Prince von, General der Kavallerie (1699-1705)

Joseph I, King of Hungary (1687-1711), King of Bohemia (1705-1711) Archduke of Austria (1705-1711), Holy Roman Emperor (1705-1711)

Leopold I, King of Hungary (1655-1687), King of Bohemia (1656-1705) Archduke of Austria (1657-1705), Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705)

Mohr von Wald, Johann Friedrich, Franconian General-Feldzeugmeister (1703-1704)

Pálffy ab Erdöd, Johann Bernhard, Count, Feldmarschall-Lieutenant (1700-1704), General of cavalry (1704-1709), Field-Marshal (1709-1751)

Pálffy ab Erdöd, Nikolaus VI, Count, General-Feldwachtmeister (1690-1692), Feldmarschall-Lieutenant (1692-1701) Feldzeugmeister (1701-1718), Field-Marshal (1718-1732)

Rabutin, Jean-Louis, Comte de, General of cavalry (1694-1704), Field-Marshal (1704-1717)

Savoie, Prince Eugène de, Field-Marshal (1693-1736)

Schlik, Leopold Anton, Count, Feldmarschall-Lieutenant (1700-1704), General of cavalry (1704-1707), Field-Marshal (1707-1723)

Starhemberg, Guido, Count von, General-Feldzeugmeister (1695-1704), Field-Marshal (1704-1737)

Thüngen, Johann Karl von, Field-Marshal (1696-1709)

Hungary

Bercsényi, Miklós, Count, General (1703-1711)

Károlyi, Sándor, Hungarian General (1704-1711), Imperial Feldmarshall Lieutenant (1712-1723)

Ocskay, Lászlo, Hungarian Colonel (1703-1705), Brigadier-General (1705-1708), Imperial Colonel (1708-1710)

Rákóczi, Ferenc II, Prince of the Estates Confederated for Liberty of the Kingdom of Hungary (1704-1711)

Mantua

Gonzaga, Ferdinando Carlo, Duke of Mantua (1665-1708)

Portugal

Minas, António Luís de Sousa, Marquis of

Prussia

Frederick I, King of Prussia (1701-1713)

Savoy

Maffei, Count Annibale, Lieutenant-Colonel (1703-1709), General (1709-1713)

Roero di Cortanze, Marquis Tomaso Ercole, Governatore Reale Generale di Battaglia (1711-1719)

Victor Amadeus II, Duke of Savoy (1675-1720)

Spain

Bay, Alexandre Maître, Marquis de General of Cavalry (1702-1710), Captain-General of the Royal Army (1710)

Bedmar, Isidro Melchor de la Cueva y Benavides, Marquis of, Commander-in-Chief of the Spanish army in the Netherlands (1697-1704)

Lorraine-Vaudémont, Charles Henri de aka Prince de Vaudémont, Governor of the Duchy of Milan (1698-1706)

Montefalcone, Gaetano Coppola, Prince of, Lieutenant-General of the State of Milan (1701-03)

Philip V, King of Spain (1700-1724)

Villadarias, Francisco del Castillo y Fajardo, Marquis of, Captain-General of Ceuta (1698-1702), Captain-General of Andalusia (1702-10), Captain-General of the Royal Army (1710)