Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans

1633 - 1654

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Ferdinand IV (8 September 1633 – 9 July 1654) was made and crowned King of Bohemia in 1646, King of Hungary and Croatia in 1647, and King of the Romans on 31 May 1653. He also served as Duke of Cieszyn. Born in Vienna on 8 September 1633, and baptised as Ferdinand Franz, Ferdinand IV was the eldest son of Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor and his first wife Maria Anna, the daughter of Philip III of Spain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans has received more than 76,955 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans is the 1,622nd most popular politician (down from 1,388th in 2019), the 118th most popular biography from Austria (down from 100th in 2019) and the 35th most popular Austrian Politician.

King Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans, was most famous for being the last Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among politicians, Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans ranks 1,622 out of 15,710. Before him are Charles-Henri Sanson, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Li Zicheng, Hassanal Bolkiah, Albert II, Duke of Austria, and Horst Köhler. After him are Diadumenian, Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium, Empress Lü, Maria Josepha of Bavaria, Lazar Kaganovich, and Atia.

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Among people born in 1633, Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans ranks 3Before him are James II of England and Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban. After him are Abbas II of Persia, Emperor Go-Kōmyō, Kaya Sultan, Bernardino Ramazzini, Samuel Pepys, Anthony Ulrich, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Willem van de Velde the Younger, Arsenije III Čarnojević, and Geminiano Montanari. Among people deceased in 1654, Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans ranks 1After him are Axel Oxenstierna, Carel Fabritius, Alessandro Algardi, Paulus Potter, Emperor Go-Kōmyō, Johannes Valentinus Andreae, Samuel Scheidt, Peter Claver, İslâm III Giray, Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac, and Jacques Lemercier.

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Among people born in Austria, Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans ranks 118 out of 1,075. Before him are Karl Polanyi (1886), Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria (1738), Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874), Ernst Happel (1925), Amon Göth (1908), and Maria Josepha of Austria (1699). After him are Anna Maria Mozart (1720), Otto of Greece (1815), Georg Trakl (1887), Roman von Ungern-Sternberg (1886), Ernst Gombrich (1909), and Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria (1883).

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