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Franz Joseph I of Austria

1830 - 1916

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Franz Joseph I or Francis Joseph I (German: Franz Joseph Karl [fʁants ˈjoːzɛf ˈkaʁl]; Hungarian: Ferenc József Károly [ˈfɛrɛnt͡s ˈjoːʒɛf ˈkaːroj]; 18 August 1830 – 21 November 1916) was Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary, and the ruler of the other states of the Habsburg monarchy from 2 December 1848 until his death on 21 November 1916. In the early part of his reign, his realms and territories were referred to as the Austrian Empire, but were reconstituted as the dual monarchy of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1867. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franz Joseph I of Austria has received more than 8,765,481 page views. His biography is available in 79 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 78 in 2019). Franz Joseph I of Austria is the 41st most popular politician (up from 57th in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Austria (up from 8th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Austrian Politician.

Franz Joseph I was the Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary, and Bohemia from 1848 to 1916. He was the longest-reigning Emperor of Austria and King of Hungary, and the second-longest-reigning monarch of the Habsburg dynasty.

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Among politicians, Franz Joseph I of Austria ranks 41 out of 15,577Before him are Louis XVI of France, Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, Justinian I, Richard III of England, Umar, and Selim II. After him are Akhenaten, Pericles, Maria Theresa, Ulysses S. Grant, Nero, and Leon Trotsky.

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Among people born in 1830, Franz Joseph I of Austria ranks 1After him are Camille Pissarro, Abdülaziz, Emily Dickinson, Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, Frédéric Mistral, Isabella II of Spain, Paul Heyse, Hector Malot, Julius Lothar Meyer, Porfirio Díaz, and Eadweard Muybridge. Among people deceased in 1916, Franz Joseph I of Austria ranks 1After him are Grigori Rasputin, Jack London, Ernst Mach, Henryk Sienkiewicz, Yuan Shikai, Umberto Boccioni, Élie Metchnikoff, Klas Pontus Arnoldson, Odilon Redon, Franz Marc, and William Ramsay.

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Among people born in Austria, Franz Joseph I of Austria ranks 7 out of 1,237Before him are Adolf Hitler (1889), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756), Franz Kafka (1883), Franz Schubert (1797), Joseph Haydn (1732), and Marie Antoinette (1755). After him are Maria Theresa (1717), Franz Liszt (1811), Gustav Klimt (1862), Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889), Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947), and Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria (1863).

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