Carl Wilhelm von Heideck

(1788 - 1861)
Carl Wilhelm von Heideck was a Bavarian military officer, a philhellene and painter.

Von Heideck studied art in Zürich. In 1801, he entered the military academy in Munich. Since 1805 he was in the Bavarian army, he took part to the campaigns in Austria, Prussia and Tyrol, then in Spain after 1810.

In 1814, with the rank of Major, he accompanied t...
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