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Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor

1527 - 1576

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Maximilian II (31 July 1527 – 12 October 1576) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1564 until his death in 1576. A member of the Austrian House of Habsburg, 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 1,246,391 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia. Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor is the 732nd most popular politician (down from 603rd in 2019), the 61st most popular biography from Austria (down from 57th 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 732 out of 19,576Before him are Alexander Kerensky, Charles IX of Sweden, John III of Sweden, Ptolemy IV Philopator, Valentinian I, and Benjamin Harrison. After him are Subhas Chandra Bose, Ladislaus the Posthumous, Václav Klaus, Mustafa IV, Antiochus III the Great, and Gratian.

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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, Barbara Blomberg, Qi Jiguang, Hans Vredeman de Vries, Ulrich, Duke of Mecklenburg, Agnes of Hesse, Luis de León, and Pellegrino Tibaldi. Among people deceased in 1576, Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 4Before him are Titian, Gerolamo Cardano, and Tahmasp I. After him are Aloysius Lilius, Hans Sachs, Frederick III, Elector Palatine, Isabella de' Medici, Bálint Bakfark, Luis de Requesens y Zúñiga, Bartolomé Carranza, and John Albert I, Duke of Mecklenburg.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 61 out of 1,424Before him are Ludwig Boltzmann (1844), Archduchess Gisela of Austria (1856), Anton Webern (1883), Oskar Kokoschka (1886), Fritz Lang (1890), and Martin Buber (1878). After him are Robert Musil (1880), Paula Hitler (1896), Peter Handke (1942), Pope Gregory V (972), Ferdinand I of Bulgaria (1861), and Josef Bican (1913).

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