Franz Joseph I of Austria

1830 - 1916

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Franz Joseph I or Francis Joseph I (German: Franz Joseph Karl, Hungarian: Ferenc József Károly, Croatian: Franjo Josip Karlo, Czech: František Josef Karel, 18 August 1830 – 21 November 1916) was Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary, and Croatia, Bohemia, and the other states of Austro-Hungarian Empire from 2 December 1848 until his death. From 1 May 1850 to 24 August 1866 he was also President of the German Confederation. He was the longest-reigning ruler of Austro-Hungarian Empire, as well as the longest-reigning emperor and sixth-longest-reigning monarch of any country in history.In December 1848, Franz Joseph's uncle Emperor Ferdinand abdicated the throne at Olomouc, as part of Minister President Felix zu Schwarzenberg's plan to end the Revolutions of 1848 in Hungary. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franz Joseph I of Austria has received more than 4,353,557 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 76 in 2019). Franz Joseph I of Austria is the 57th most popular politician (down from 52nd in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Austria (down from 7th in 2019) and the 3rd 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 57 out of 15,710Before him are Vladimir Putin, Trajan, Hammurabi, Henry Kissinger, Akhenaten, and Saddam Hussein. After him are Mary, Queen of Scots, Nicholas II of Russia, Diocletian, Pontius Pilate, Hurrem Sultan, and Benjamin Franklin.

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

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Among people born in Austria, Franz Joseph I of Austria ranks 8 out of 1,075Before him are Adolf Hitler (1889), Franz Kafka (1883), Joseph Haydn (1732), Franz Schubert (1797), Marie Antoinette (1755), and Maria Theresa (1717). After him are Franz Liszt (1811), Gustav Klimt (1862), Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889), Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor (1741), Stefan Zweig (1881), and Karl Popper (1902).

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