Maximilian I of Mexico

1832 - 1867

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Maximilian I (German: Ferdinand Maximilian Josef Maria von Habsburg-Lothringen, Spanish: Fernando Maximiliano José María de Habsburgo-Lorena; 6 July 1832 – 19 June 1867) was an Austrian archduke who became emperor of the Second Mexican Empire from 10 April 1864 until his execution by the Mexican Republic on 19 June 1867. A member of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine, Maximilian was the younger brother of Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria. Prior to his becoming Emperor of Mexico, he was commander-in-chief of the small Imperial Austrian Navy and briefly the Austrian viceroy of Lombardy–Venetia, but was removed by the emperor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maximilian I of Mexico has received more than 4,717,409 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Maximilian I of Mexico is the 427th most popular politician (down from 398th in 2019), the 40th most popular biography from Austria (down from 39th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Austrian Politician.

Maximilian I was the Emperor of Mexico from 1864 to 1867. He was a member of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine, and was also a nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte.

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Among politicians, Maximilian I of Mexico ranks 427 out of 19,576Before him are Ludwig II of Bavaria, Harald Fairhair, Hafsa Sultan, Rehoboam, Viktor Yanukovych, and Józef Piłsudski. After him are Louis VIII of France, Augustus II the Strong, George V, Horemheb, Pompey, and Francis II of France.

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Among people born in 1832, Maximilian I of Mexico ranks 7Before him are Édouard Manet, Gustave Eiffel, Wilhelm Wundt, Lewis Carroll, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, and Nikolaus Otto. After him are Gustave Doré, Edward Burnett Tylor, Ivan Shishkin, José Echegaray, William Crookes, and Louisa May Alcott. Among people deceased in 1867, Maximilian I of Mexico ranks 4Before him are Michael Faraday, Charles Baudelaire, and Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. After him are Emperor Kōmei, Franz Bopp, Théodore Rousseau, Otto of Greece, Sakamoto Ryōma, Jean-Victor Poncelet, Maria Theresa of Austria, and Victor Cousin.

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Among people born in Austria, Maximilian I of Mexico ranks 40 out of 1,424Before him are Friedrich Hayek (1899), Egon Schiele (1890), Niki Lauda (1949), Konrad Lorenz (1903), Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor (1557), and Viktor Frankl (1905). After him are Alois Hitler (1837), Wolfgang Pauli (1900), Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor (1608), Lise Meitner (1878), Arnold Schoenberg (1874), and Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor (1415).

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