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Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor

1747 - 1792

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Leopold II (Peter Leopold Josef Anton Joachim Pius Gotthard; 5 May 1747 – 1 March 1792) was Holy Roman Emperor, King of Hungary and Bohemia, and Archduke of Austria from 1790 to 1792, and Grand Duke of Tuscany from 1765 to 1790. Unusually for his time, he opposed capital punishment and abolished it in Tuscany in 1786 during his rule there, making it the first nation in modern history to do so. He was a son of Empress Maria Theresa and her husband, Emperor Francis I, and the brother of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, Maria Carolina of Austria, Maria Amalia, Duchess of Parma, and Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor has received more than 1,507,595 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor is the 236th most popular politician (down from 221st in 2019), the 25th most popular biography from Austria (down from 22nd in 2019) and the 9th most popular Politician.

Leopold II was Holy Roman Emperor from 1790 to 1792. He was the second son of Empress Maria Theresa and her husband, Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among politicians, Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 236 out of 15,577Before him are Gamal Abdel Nasser, Edward VI of England, Odoacer, Theodore Roosevelt, Martin Bormann, and Konrad Adenauer. After him are Olof Palme, Ashurbanipal, Puyi, Mars, Enver Hoxha, and Emperor Meiji.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1747, Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 1After him are Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, Abraham-Louis Breguet, Johann Elert Bode, Vivant Denon, Roger Ducos, Gottfried August Bürger, Princess Wilhelmina Caroline of Denmark, Louis Alexandre, Prince of Lamballe, Leopold Koželuch, Infante Philip, Duke of Calabria, and John Paul Jones. Among people deceased in 1792, Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 1After him are Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab, Gustav III of Sweden, Maria Luisa of Spain, Marie Thérèse Louise of Savoy, Princesse de Lamballe, Joshua Reynolds, Richard Arkwright, John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, Joseph Martin Kraus, Nguyễn Huệ, Tiradentes, and Robert Adam.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 25 out of 1,237Before him are Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (1459), Charles I of Austria (1887), Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor (1741), Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma (1791), Johann Strauss II (1825), and Ferdinand I of Austria (1793). After him are Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria (1858), Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1640), Romy Schneider (1938), Johann Strauss I (1804), Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor (1552), and Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor (1578).

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