Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor

1557 - 1619

Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor

Matthias of Austria, a member of the House of Habsburg (* February 24, 1557 in Vienna, † March 20, 1619 ibid) was Holy Roman Emperor and Archduke of Austria (1612 – 1619), king of Hungary (as Mátyás II) and Croatia (as Matija II) since 1608 and king of Bohemia (also as Matyáš II) since 1611. His personal motto was Concordia lumine maior ("Unity is stronger than light").He played a significant role in the familial opposition of the Habsburgs against his brother Emperor Rudolf. After gaining power, he showed little political initiative of his own. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor has received more than 401,476 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 421st most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 417 out of 14,801Before him are Imre Nagy, Şehzade Bayezid, Yongle Emperor, Xanthippe, Charles III of Spain, and Frederick III, German Emperor. After him are Hugo Chávez, Frederick I of Prussia, Edward II of England, Benjamin Netanyahu, Artaxerxes I of Persia, and Merneptah.

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Among people born in 1557, Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 1After him are Feodor I of Russia, Giovanni Gabrieli, Agostino Carracci, Sophie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, Stephen Bocskai, Balthasar Gérard, Oda Nobutada, Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg, and Thomas Morley. Among people deceased in 1619, Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 2Before him is Safiye Sultan. After him are Anne of Denmark, John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg, Hans Lippershey, Lawrence of Brindisi, Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, Lucilio Vanini, Ludovico Carracci, Hieronymus Fabricius, Shimazu Yoshihiro, and Marko Krizin.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 44 out of 799Before him are Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria (1858), Karl Landsteiner (1868), Kurt Gödel (1906), Viktor Frankl (1905), Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor (1415), and Arnold Schoenberg (1874). After him are Ludwig Boltzmann (1844), Albert II of Germany (1397), Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor (1608), Lise Meitner (1878), Wolfgang Pauli (1900), and Maximilian I of Mexico (1832).

Among POLITICIANS In Austria

Among politicians born in Austria, Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 15Before him are Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor (1578), Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor (1552), Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1640), Ferdinand I of Austria (1793), Charles I of Austria (1887), and Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor (1415). After him are Albert II of Germany (1397), Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor (1608), Maximilian I of Mexico (1832), Ernst Kaltenbrunner (1903), Béla IV of Hungary (1206), and Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor (1527).

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