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Austria Hungary

  • J. Scott Keltie
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

Franz Josef I. (Ferencz József1), Emperor of Austria and King of Hungary; born August 18, 1830; the son of Archduke Franz Karl, second son of the late Emperor Franz I. of Austria, and of Archduchess Sophie, Princess of Bavaria. Proclaimed Emperor of Austria after the abdication of his uncle, Ferdinand I. (in Hungary, V.), and the renunciation of the crown by his father, December 2, 1848; crowned King of Hungary, and took the oath on the Hungarian Constitution, June 8, 1867. Married April 24, 1854, to the late Empress Elisabeth (Erzsébet), born December 24, 1837, the daughter of Duke Maximilian of Bavaria; died at Geneva, September 10, 1898.

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1915

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Scott Keltie
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  1. 1.The Royal Geographical SocietyUK
  2. 2.The Geographical Societie of ScotlandParisFrance
  3. 3.The Geographical Societie of ScotlandBerlinGermany
  4. 4.The Geographical Societie of ScotlandPetrogradRussia
  5. 5.The Geographical Societie of ScotlandMunichGermany
  6. 6.The Geographical Societie of ScotlandRomeItaly
  7. 7.The Geographical Societie of ScotlandLisbonPortugal
  8. 8.The Geographical Societie of ScotlandAmsterdamNetherlands
  9. 9.The Geographical Societie of ScotlandBrusselsBelgium
  10. 10.The Geographical Societie of ScotlandBuda-PestHungary
  11. 11.The Geographical Societie of ScotlandGenevaSwitzerland
  12. 12.The Geographical Societie of ScotlandNeuchatelSwitzerland
  13. 13.The Geographical Societie of ScotlandPhiladelphiaUSA
  14. 14.Commercial Geographical Society of ParisFrance

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