Charles I of Austria

1887 - 1922

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Charles I or Karl I (Karl Franz Joseph Ludwig Hubert Georg Otto Maria; 17 August 1887 – 1 April 1922) was Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary (as Charles IV, Hungarian: IV. Károly), King of Croatia, King of Bohemia (as Charles III, Czech: Karel III.), and the last of the monarchs belonging to the House of Habsburg-Lorraine to rule over Austria-Hungary. The son of Archduke Otto of Austria and Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony, Charles became heir presumptive of Emperor Franz Joseph after his uncle Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated in 1914. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles I of Austria has received more than 2,596,134 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Charles I of Austria is the 223rd most popular politician (up from 344th in 2019), the 23rd most popular biography from Austria (up from 35th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Austrian Politician.

Charles I of Austria is most famous for being the last emperor of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. He was born on August 18, 1887, and he died in 1922.

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Among politicians, Charles I of Austria ranks 223 out of 15,710Before him are Antoninus Pius, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Hulagu Khan, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor, and Louis XVIII of France. After him are Salman of Saudi Arabia, Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, Suleiman II, Harald V of Norway, Ferdinand II of Aragon, and Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among people born in 1887, Charles I of Austria ranks 6Before him are Le Corbusier, Chiang Kai-shek, Marc Chagall, Erwin Schrödinger, and Marcel Duchamp. After him are Srinivasa Ramanujan, Erich von Manstein, Ernst Röhm, Padre Pio, Bernard Montgomery, and Vidkun Quisling. Among people deceased in 1922, Charles I of Austria ranks 3Before him are Alexander Graham Bell and Marcel Proust. After him are Pope Benedict XV, Enver Pasha, Erich von Falkenhayn, Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, Djemal Pasha, Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, Hermann Rorschach, Fredrik Bajer, and Walther Rathenau.

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Among people born in Austria, Charles I of Austria ranks 23 out of 1,075Before him are Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria (1863), Alfred Adler (1870), Johann Strauss II (1825), Erwin Schrödinger (1887), Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor (1685), and Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor (1747). After him are Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1640), Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma (1791), Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor (1578), Romy Schneider (1938), Egon Schiele (1890), and Johann Strauss I (1804).

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