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 reigned as the only Emperor of the Second Mexican Empire from 10 April 1864 until his execution on 19 June 1867. A younger brother of Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria, Maximilian had a distinguished career as commander-in-chief of the Imperial Austrian Navy. France, together with Spain and the United Kingdom, had invaded Mexico in the winter of 1861 to pressure the Mexican government into settling its debts with the three powers after Mexico had announced a suspension on debt repayment; the Spanish and British both withdrew the following year after negotiating agreements with the Mexican government and realising the true intention of the French, who sought to conquer the country. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maximilian I of Mexico has received more than 2,975,336 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Maximilian I of Mexico is the 489th most popular politician (down from 469th in 2019), the 48th most popular biography from Austria (up from 50th in 2019) and the 17th 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 489 out of 15,710Before him are Stephen Báthory, Louis VIII of France, Imre Nagy, Frederick IX of Denmark, Moshe Dayan, and William IV of the United Kingdom. After him are Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor, James II of England, Agrippina the Younger, Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou, Stephen I of Hungary, and Valentinian III.

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Among people born in 1832, Maximilian I of Mexico ranks 7Before him are Édouard Manet, Gustave Eiffel, Lewis Carroll, Nikolaus Otto, Wilhelm Wundt, and Gustave Doré. After him are Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Edward Burnett Tylor, William Crookes, Louisa May Alcott, Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, and Ivan Shishkin. 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 Théodore Rousseau, Emperor Kōmei, Franz Bopp, Otto of Greece, Jean-Victor Poncelet, Maria Theresa of Austria, Sakamoto Ryōma, and Princess Sophie of Saxony.

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Among people born in Austria, Maximilian I of Mexico ranks 48 out of 1,075Before him are Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor (1557), Kurt Gödel (1906), Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor (1415), Albert II of Germany (1397), Peter Handke (1942), and Anna Freud (1895). After him are Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor (1678), Klara Hitler (1860), Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor (1608), Wolfgang Pauli (1900), Lise Meitner (1878), and Otto Skorzeny (1908).

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