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Maximilian William of Brunswick-Lüneburg (13 December 1666 – 16 July 1726) was an Imperial Field Marshal.
Maximilian William was born on 13 December 1666 at Schloss Iburg near Osnabrück. He was the third son of Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and Sophia of the Palatinate. He was a younger brother of the future King George I of Great Britain.
He had a military career, rising to the rank of Marshal. He commanded the Hanoverian troops in the Spanish War of Succession and was in command of the cavalry under Eugene of Savoy at the Battle of Blenheim.
He died on 16 July or 27 July 1726 at age 59 at Vienna, Austria. He had no children.