the second most successful ace of Austria-Hungary. After the war lived in Czechoslovakia
Pioneer of motoring in the Austro-Hungarian army.
Moravian nobleman from the originally Styrian Rottal family. For many years he held the highest provincial authorities in Moravia and during the Thirty Years' War he became an important figure of the Habsburg monarchy, and his activities eventually exceeded the borders of Moravia. He was promoted to count and received the Order of the Golden Fleece, he built an extensive property base in Moravia for his family. Thanks to the reckless performance of state authorities and the oppression of his subjects, he was nicknamed the Evil Rotal.
Ján Ambruš was not only an excellent aerial acrobat, but also the only pilot of Slovak nationality who took part in the air battle for France and subsequently also for England.