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Johann Josef Wenzel Anton Franz Karl, Graf Radetzky von Radetz was a Austrian nobleman and field marshal, a member of House of Radetzky in the Kingdom of Bohemia within Austria. He served as chief of the general staff in the Austrian Habsburg Monarchy during the later period of the Napoleonic Wars and afterwards began military reforms. Radetzky is best known for the victories at the Battles of Custoza and Novara during the First Italian War of Independence. He retired at age 90 and was immortalized by Johann Strauss I's Radetzky March.

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