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 Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor (German: Franz II, Heiliger Roemischer Kaiser) also referred to as Francis von Habsburg or Emperor Franz I of Austria (February 12, 1768– March 2, 1835) was the last Holy Roman Emperor, ruling from 1792 until August 6, 1806, when the Empire was disbanded.
He was again defeated, and this time forced to ally himself with Napoleon, ceding territory to the Empire, joining the Continental System, and wedding his daughter Marie-Louise to the Emperor.
Francis essentially became a vassal of the Emperor of France.
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 Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Francis I (December 8, 1708– August 18, 1765) was Holy Roman Emperor and Grand Duke of Tuscany.
He succeeded his father as Duke of Lorraine in 1729, but the emperor, at the end of the War of the Polish Succession, desiring to compensate his candidate Stanislaus Leszczynski for the loss of his crown in 1735, persuaded Francis to exchange Lorraine for the grand duchy of Tuscany.
On February 12, 1736, Francis and Maria Theresa were married, and they went for a short time to Florence, when he succeeded to the grand duchy on the death of John Gaston, the last of the ruling house of Medici.
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 The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: Holy Roman Empire @ HighBeam Research
HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE [Holy Roman Empire] designation for the political entity that originated at the coronation as emperor (962) of the German king Otto I and endured until the renunciation (1806) of the imperial title by Francis II.
In 1804, Holy Roman Emperor Francis II took the title Francis I, emperor of Austria, and after the establishment (1806) of the Confederation of the Rhine under Napoleon I, Francis renounced his title as Holy Roman Emperor.
Some countries (e.g., Hungary) were ruled by the emperor or imperial prince but were outside the empire, while others (e.g., Flanders, Pomerania, Schleswig, and Holstein) were part of the empire but were ruled by foreign princes who held their lands in fief from the emperor and took part in the imperial diet.
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 Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Holy Roman Emperor Joseph II Joseph II (March 13, 1741 – February 20, 1790) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1765 to 1790.
The overweening character of the Emperor was obvious to Frederick II of Germany, who, after their first interview in 1769, described him as ambitious, and as capable of setting the world on fire.
As the son of Francis I, Joseph succeeded him as titular Duke of Lorraine and Bar, which had been surrendered to France on his father's marriage, and titular King of Jerusalem and Duke of Calabria (as a proxy for the Kingdom of Naples).
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 Holy Roman Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
His later crowning as Emperor Otto I (later called "the Great") in 962 would mark an important step, since from then on the Empire – and not the West-Frankish kingdom that was the other remainder of the Frankish kingdoms – would have the blessing of the pope.
In 1312, he was crowned as the first Holy Roman Emperor since Frederick II.
The Holy Roman Empire was a political conglomeration of lands in Central Europe in the Middle Ages and the early modern period.
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 Encyclopedia: Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor
Emperor Ferdinand Ferdinand I Karl Leopold Joseph Franz Marchlin Emperor of Austria King of Hungary and Bohemia (April 19, 1793 – June 29, 1875) succeeded his father (Franz II Holy Roman Emperor/Franz I of Austria) as Emperor and King in 1835 and was forced to abdicate in 1848.
Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II Leopold II (born Peter Leopold Joseph) (Vienna, May 5, 1747 â&, March 1, 1792) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1790 to 1792 and Grand-duke of Tuscany.
He was again defeated, and this time forced to ally himself with Napoleon, ceding territory to the Empire, joining the Continental System, and wedding his daughter Marie-Louise to the Emperor.
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 Holy Roman Empire articles on Encyclopedia.com
Holy Roman Empire HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE [Holy Roman Empire] designation for the political entity that originated at the coronation as emperor (962) of the German king Otto I and endured until the renunciation (1806) of the imperial title by Francis II.
Charles V CHARLES V [Charles V] 1500-1558, Holy Roman emperor (1519-58) and, as Charles I, king of Spain (1516-56); son of Philip I and Joanna of Castile, grandson of Ferdinand II of Aragón, Isabella of Castile, Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I, and Mary of Burgundy.
Maximilian I MAXIMILIAN I [Maximilian I] 1459-1519, Holy Roman emperor and German king (1493-1519), son and successor of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick III.
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 Francis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Francis is a name with various meanings, the most popular of which comes from the French François meaning "little French person" or Latin Franciscus, "Frenchman".
Francis Rossi, a Status Quo guitarist and vocalist.
Francis Dade, a major in the United States Army during the Seminole Wars.
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 Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Francis II Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor, who is also referred to as Francis von Habsburg or Emperor Franz I of Austria (February 12, 1768 – March 2, 1835) was the last Holy Roman Emperor, ruling from 1792 until August 6, 1806, when the Empire was disbanded.
He was again defeated, and this time forced to ally himself with Napoleon, ceding territory to the Empire, joining the Continental System, and wedding his daughter Marie-Louise to the Emperor.
Francis essentially became a vassal of the Emperor of France.
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 Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
However, after Charles VII's reign, Maria Theresa's husband Francis I was elected, ensuring that the Empire would continue in the Habsburg line.
Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI Charles VI (October 1, 1685 – October 20, 1740) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1711 to 1740 and the second son of Leopold I with his third wife,.
In 1711, he was made Holy Roman Emperor in Frankfurt.
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 Francis I, Holy Roman emperor
Founder of the house of Hapsburg-Lorraine, Francis was succeeded as Holy Roman emperor by his eldest son, Joseph II, and as grand duke of Tuscany by his younger son, Leopold (later Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II).
Francis I, 1708–65, Holy Roman emperor (1745–65), duke of Lorraine (1729–37) as Francis Stephen, grand duke of Tuscany (1737–65), husband of Archduchess
as emperor was recognized by Frederick in the Treaty of Dresden (Dec., 1745) with Maria Theresa.
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 Istria on the Internet - History - Hapsburg Dynasty
Before the abdication of the emperor Francis in 1806 Austria had met and suffered from the fury of revolutionary France, but the cessiona of territory made by her at the treaties of Campo Formio (1797), of Lunéville (1801) and of Pressburg (1805) were of no enduring importance.
Ferdinand I of Austria, emperor of Austria 1835- 1848
The emperor Maximilian II left five sons, two of whom, Rudolph and Matthias, succeeded in turn to the imperial throne, but, as all the brothers were without male issue, the family was early in the i7th century threatened with a serious crisis.
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 Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor
During 1791, the emperor continued to be increasingly preoccupied with the affairs of France.
When Louis XVI swore to observe the constitution of September 1791, the emperor professed to think that a settlement had been reached in France.
He and Joseph II were tenderly attached to one another and met frequently both before and after the death of their mother.
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 AllRefer.com - Francis II, Holy Roman emperor (German History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Francis II 1768–1835, last Holy Roman emperor (1792–1806), first emperor of Austria as Francis I (1804–35), king of Bohemia and of Hungary (1792–1835).
Francis was a chief architect of the Holy Alliance.
In 1798 he joined the Second Coalition against France, was again defeated, and in the Treaty of LunEville (1801) consented to the virtual dissolution of the Holy Roman Empire, which was formally ended (1806) after the Austrian rout at Austerlitz (see also Pressburg, Treaty of).
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 AllRefer.com - Holy Roman Empire (German History) - Encyclopedia
Holy Roman Empire, designation for the political entity that originated at the coronation as emperor (962) of the German king Otto I and endured until the renunciation (1806) of the imperial title by Francis II.
For a list of all emperors from Otto I to Francis II and the dates they reigned, see the table entitled Holy Roman Emperors.
• Maximilian I, 1459–1519, Holy Roman emperor and German king
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 Holy Roman Empire
He was followed by his son Otto who became King Otto I in 936 and the first Holy Roman Emperor from 962 to 973.
The (second) medieval revival of the Western Roman Empire was referred to as The Holy Roman Empire which lasted from 962 AD to 1806.
Francis II ruled thereafter as Francis I of the Austrian Empire (established in 1804).
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 Holy Roman Empire
In 1804, Holy Roman Emperor Francis II took the title Francis I, Emperor of Austria.
The Holy Roman Empire originated with Charlemagne in the year 800 when he was crowned with the title Roman Emperor.
Holy Roman Empire was formally dissolved, with Napoleon reorganizing much of it into his Confederation of the Rhine, to last till 1813.
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 Francis I on Encyclopedia.com
emperor of Austria: see Francis II, Holy Roman emperor.
Exposition Francis Bacon au musée de Bilbao en juin 2001 Pour la première fois en France, une série de toiles d'une rare i.
Francis Mer, en avril 2003, à l'Assemblée nationale Francis Mer a estimé que la fin de l'incertitude liée à la guerre en I. King Francis
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 The State Hermitage Museum: Exhibitions
Francis I (1768-1835) was the first Emperor of Austria and (under the name Francis II) the last of the Holy Roman Emperors.
Emperor Francis I of Austria is depicted in this portrait created for the War Gallery of 1812 in the Winter Palace in the uniform of an Austrian field marshal.
Francis entered the coalition against Napoleon and the wars against France substantially undermined the foundations of his power.
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The Holy Roman Empire was disbanded in 1806 to ensure that Napoleon couldn't ascend the throne.
Charles Francis Joseph, Charles I or Karl I (Charles IV of Hungary) (1887-1922), was another of Francis Joseph's nephews (figure 1).
Francis Joseph's nephew Francis Ferdinand was made heir to the throne after the untimely death of Archduke Rudolf.
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 Leopold II, Holy Roman emperor, king of Bohemia and Hungary
Succeeding his father, Holy Roman Emperor Francis I, in Tuscany, Leopold reorganized the Tuscan government, abolished torture and the death penalty, equalized taxation, and sought to gain control over the church.
Leopold II Leopold II, 1747–92, Holy Roman emperor (1790–92), king of Bohemia and Hungary (1790–92), as Leopold I grand duke of Tuscany (1765–90), third son of Maria Theresa.
Holy Roman Empire, The: Chapter XIX: Peace Of Westphalia: Last Stage In The Decline Of The Empire (History of the World)
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 MARIA THERESA - LoveToKnow Article on MARIA THERESA
(1717-1780), archduchess of Austria, queen of Hungary and Bohemia, and wife of the Holy Roman emperor Francis I., was born at Vienna on the i3th of May 1717.
She was the eldest daughter of the Emperor Charles VI.
Her practical sense showed her the necessity of submitting to spoliation when she was overpowered.
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 1708 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE 1
The Holy Roman Empire, ended by a decision of the last Emperor, Francis II, on 6 August 1806, had already long ceased to be a major political power even though the prestige of the Imperial title conferred immense status and influence.
The Emperor, although himself usually an hereditary ruler of one or more states within the Empire, was elected to office.
The Holy Roman, or German Empire as it should better be described, could justly claim to be the successor of the Western Roman Empire despite its later foundation.
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 Francis
Francis is a name with various meanings, the most popular of which comes from the French François meaning "little French person" or Latin Franciscus, "Frenchman".
Francis, Duke of Guise, French soldier and politician.
Saint Francis of Assisi, founder of the Franciscan order.
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 Archive Photos: Francis I@ HighBeam Research
Holy Roman Emperor Francis I is depicted in the finery of his era.
Francis married a Hapsburg, Maria Theresa, which led to his twenty year reign of the Holy Roman Empire.
He saw the War of the Austrian Succession and The Seven Year¹s War during his government.
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 Articles - Princess Maria Beatrice of Savoy
Ferdinand was the fourteenth child and third son born to Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor and Maria Theresa of Austria.
Josef Anton was son to Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor and his Empress consort Maria Luisa of Spain.
Her husband became Francis IV, Duke of Modena, Reggio, and Mirandola on July 14, 1814.
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 COB-NET Historical Notes: Charles V
Charles V inherited a great deal of territory and his dream was to make it the largest empire since the days of his predecessor Charlemagne.
Charles became emperor in 1519, preceded by a unique series of royal marriages that gave him Germany, the Low Countries, Spain and Spanish conquests in America, Hungary, and parts of Italy.
In fact, it was the assassination of the next heir to the Hapsburg throne, Francis Ferdinand in 1914 that started World War I and brought to a close one of Europe's grandest dynasties.
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