Archduke of Austria, count of Meran
He served as a general during the Napoleonic wars.
He died in 1859, in Graz. He was buried in Schenna, near Meran [Merano], which is now in Trentino-Alto Adige.
"Archduke John of Austria, count of Meran". Nineteenth century anonymous painting.
Archduke John is the great-grandfather of the famous conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1929-2016)