Charles II, Archduke of Austria

1540 - 1590

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Charles II Francis of Austria (German: Karl II. Franz von Innerösterreich) (3 June 1540 – 10 July 1590) was an Archduke of Austria and a ruler of Inner Austria (Styria, Carniola, Carinthia and Gorizia) from 1564. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles II, Archduke of Austria has received more than 462,896 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Charles II, Archduke of Austria is the 1,272nd most popular politician (down from 1,041st in 2019), the 92nd most popular biography from Austria (down from 88th in 2019) and the 31st most popular Austrian Politician.

Charles II, Archduke of Austria, was most famous for being the heir to the Spanish throne.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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  • 2.63

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Among politicians, Charles II, Archduke of Austria ranks 1,272 out of 19,576Before him are Jefferson Davis, Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Ludwig I of Bavaria, Ferdinand I of Romania, Emmanuel Macron, and Emperor Wen of Sui. After him are Lucius Caesar, Valdemar I of Denmark, Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia, Antiochus I Soter, Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah, and Andronikos I Komnenos.

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Among people born in 1540, Charles II, Archduke of Austria ranks 4Before him are Francis Drake, François Viète, and Ludolph van Ceulen. After him are John Sigismund Zápolya, Maharana Pratap, Joseph Justus Scaliger, Hümaşah Sultan, Ana de Mendoza, Princess of Eboli, Magnus, Duke of Holstein, Gasparo da Salò, and José de Acosta. Among people deceased in 1590, Charles II, Archduke of Austria ranks 3Before him are Pope Urban VII, and Pope Sixtus V. After him are Ambroise Paré, Archduchess Anna of Austria, Christina of Denmark, Gioseffo Zarlino, Bernardino de Sahagún, Francis Walsingham, Charles de Bourbon, Marietta Robusti, and Frans Hogenberg.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Charles II, Archduke of Austria ranks 92 out of 1,424Before him are Christoph Waltz (1956), Baroness Mary Vetsera (1871), Albert II of Germany (1397), Margaret of Austria, Queen of Spain (1584), Engelbert Dollfuss (1892), and Theodoric the Great (454). After him are Maximilian Schell (1930), Józef Poniatowski (1763), Milutin Milanković (1879), Fritz Pregl (1869), Heinrich Harrer (1912), and Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928).

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