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Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor

1527 - 1576

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Maximilian II (31 July 1527 – 12 October 1576), a member of the Austrian House of Habsburg, was Holy Roman Emperor from 1564 until his death. He was crowned King of Bohemia in Prague on 14 May 1562 and elected King of Germany (King of the Romans) on 24 November 1562. On 8 September 1563 he was crowned King of Hungary and Croatia in the Hungarian capital Pressburg (Pozsony in Hungarian; now Bratislava, Slovakia). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor has received more than 699,383 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor is the 640th most popular politician (down from 576th in 2019), the 65th most popular biography from Austria (down from 59th in 2019) and the 21st most popular Austrian Politician.

Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor is most famous for his efforts to reform the Holy Roman Empire.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 640 out of 15,710Before him are Maximinus Thrax, Michael of Russia, Tigranes the Great, Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy, Michel Aoun, and Conrad III of Germany. After him are Modu Chanyu, Louis Antoine de Saint-Just, Louis the Stammerer, Musa I of Mali, Edvard Beneš, and Karl Liebknecht.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1527, Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 3Before him are Philip II of Spain and John Dee. After him are Abraham Ortelius, Maria Manuela, Princess of Portugal, Qi Jiguang, Barbara Blomberg, Hans Vredeman de Vries, Luis de León, Li Zhi, Ulrich, Duke of Mecklenburg, and Luca Cambiaso. Among people deceased in 1576, Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 4Before him are Titian, Gerolamo Cardano, and Tahmasp I. After him are Hans Sachs, Aloysius Lilius, Isabella de' Medici, Frederick III, Elector Palatine, Luis de Requesens y Zúñiga, Bálint Bakfark, John Albert I, Duke of Mecklenburg, and Nicola Vicentino.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 65 out of 1,075Before him are Martin Buber (1878), Anton Webern (1883), Christian Doppler (1803), Alois Hitler (1837), Hedy Lamarr (1914), and Robert Musil (1880). After him are Alban Berg (1885), Billy Wilder (1906), Kurt Waldheim (1918), Maria Carolina of Austria (1752), Fritz Lang (1890), and Oskar Kokoschka (1886).

Among POLITICIANS In Austria

Among politicians born in Austria, Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 21Before him are Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor (1415), Albert II of Germany (1397), Maximilian I of Mexico (1832), Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor (1678), Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor (1608), and Ernst Kaltenbrunner (1903). After him are Kurt Waldheim (1918), Archduke Franz Karl of Austria (1802), Ferdinand I of Bulgaria (1861), Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria (1833), Archduchess Gisela of Austria (1856), and Engelbert Dollfuss (1892).