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Charles I of Austria

1887 - 1922

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Charles I or Karl I (German: Karl Franz Josef Ludwig Hubert Georg Otto Maria, Hungarian: Károly Ferenc József Lajos Hubert György Ottó Mária; 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 when his uncle Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated in 1914. In 1911, he married Princess Zita of Bourbon-Parma. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles I of Austria has received more than 3,790,660 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Charles I of Austria is the 179th most popular politician (up from 223rd in 2019), the 20th most popular biography from Austria (up from 23rd in 2019) and the 6th 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 179 out of 15,577Before him are Akbar, Reinhard Heydrich, Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, Suleiman II, Thutmose III, and Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Nicholas I of Russia, Orhan, George H. W. Bush, Marcus Licinius Crassus, Kublai Khan, and Alp Arslan.

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Among people born in 1887, Charles I of Austria ranks 4Before him are Le Corbusier, Erwin Schrödinger, and Marc Chagall. After him are Erich von Manstein, Chiang Kai-shek, Marcel Duchamp, Srinivasa Ramanujan, Ernst Röhm, Padre Pio, Arthur Rubinstein, and Bernard Montgomery. 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, Fredrik Bajer, Djemal Pasha, Ernest Shackleton, Hermann Rorschach, and Albert I, Prince of Monaco.

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Among people born in Austria, Charles I of Austria ranks 20 out of 1,237Before him are Karl Popper (1902), Stefan Zweig (1881), Erwin Schrödinger (1887), Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor (1685), Alfred Adler (1870), and Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (1459). After him are Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor (1741), Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma (1791), Johann Strauss II (1825), Ferdinand I of Austria (1793), Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor (1747), and Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria (1858).

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