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Ferdinand I of Austria

1793 - 1875

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Ferdinand I (German: Ferdinand I. 19 April 1793 – 29 June 1875) was Emperor of Austria from March 1835 until his abdication in December 1848. He was also King of Hungary, Croatia and Bohemia (as Ferdinand V), King of Lombardy–Venetia and holder of many other lesser titles (see grand title of the Emperor of Austria). Due to his passive but well-intentioned character, he gained the sobriquet The Benign (German: Der Gütige) or The Benevolent (Czech: Ferdinand Dobrotivý, Polish: Ferdynand Dobrotliwy).Ferdinand succeeded his father Francis I upon his death on 2 March 1835. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ferdinand I of Austria has received more than 1,620,836 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Ferdinand I of Austria is the 215th most popular politician (up from 311th in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from Austria (up from 32nd in 2019) and the 8th most popular Austrian Politician.

Ferdinand I of Austria is most famous for being Holy Roman Emperor and King of Hungary and Bohemia.

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Among politicians, Ferdinand I of Austria ranks 215 out of 15,577Before him are Rudolf Hess, Mehmed VI, Yuri Andropov, Tomyris, Brutus the Younger, and Xi Jinping. After him are Harun al-Rashid, Ho Chi Minh, Ferdinand II of Aragon, Hosni Mubarak, Napoleon II, and Paul I of Russia.

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Among people born in 1793, Ferdinand I of Austria ranks 1After him are Victor of Aveyron, Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve, Juan Manuel de Rosas, Maria Teresa, Princess of Beira, Karl Ludwig Hencke, Constantine Kanaris, Ján Kollár, Josef Ressel, Radama I, Michel Chasles, and Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller. Among people deceased in 1875, Ferdinand I of Austria ranks 3Before him are Hans Christian Andersen and Georges Bizet. After him are Jean-François Millet, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Andrew Johnson, Tongzhi Emperor, Charles Lyell, Isaac Singer, Éliphas Lévi, John Edward Gray, and Charles Wheatstone.

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Among people born in Austria, Ferdinand I of Austria ranks 24 out of 1,237Before him are Alfred Adler (1870), Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (1459), Charles I of Austria (1887), Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor (1741), Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma (1791), and Johann Strauss II (1825). After him are Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor (1747), Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria (1858), Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1640), Romy Schneider (1938), Johann Strauss I (1804), and Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor (1552).

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