Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor

1578 - 1637

Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor

Ferdinand II (9 July 1578 – 15 February 1637), a member of the House of Habsburg, was Holy Roman Emperor (1619–1637), King of Bohemia (1617–1619, 1620–1637), and King of Hungary and Croatia (1618–1637). He was the son of Archduke Charles II of Inner Austria, and Maria of Bavaria. His parents were devout Catholics, and in 1590, they sent him to study at the Jesuits' college in Ingolstadt, because they wanted to isolate him from the Lutheran nobles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor has received more than 762,654 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 277th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 274 out of 14,801Before him are Ashurbanipal, Alexander II of Russia, Konstantin Chernenko, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Theodoric the Great, and Cleisthenes. After him are Elizabeth of Russia, Sulla, Muhammad Ali of Egypt, Ahmed III, Cardinal Mazarin, and Bhumibol Adulyadej.

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Among people born in 1578, Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 1After him are Philip III of Spain, William Harvey, François Ravaillac, Francesco Albani, Adam Elsheimer, Wolfgang Wilhelm, Count Palatine of Neuburg, John Webster, Fede Galizia, and Benedetto Castelli. Among people deceased in 1637, Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 1After him are Ben Jonson, Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy, Christina of Lorraine, Charles I Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, Robert Fludd, William V, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Isaac Beeckman, Péter Pázmány, and Lorenzo Ruiz.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 29 out of 799Before him are Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma (1791), Rudolf Steiner (1861), Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor (1747), Romy Schneider (1938), Egon Schiele (1890), and Theodoric the Great (454). After him are Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor (1552), Friedrich Hayek (1899), Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1640), Herbert von Karajan (1908), Ferdinand I of Austria (1793), and Charles I of Austria (1887).

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