Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria

1858 - 1889

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Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria (Rudolf Franz Karl Josef; 21 August 1858 – 30 January 1889), was the only son and third child of Emperor Franz Joseph I and Elisabeth in Bavaria. He was heir apparent to the Imperial throne of the Austro-Hungarian Empire from birth. In 1889, he died in a suicide pact with his mistress, Mary Vetsera, at the Mayerling hunting lodge. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria has received more than 1,443,041 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia. Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria is the 26th most popular nobleman, the 36th most popular biography from Austria (up from 38th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Austrian Nobleman.

Rudolf, crown prince of austria, was most famous for his suicide in 1889.

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Among noblemen, Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria ranks 26 out of 843Before him are El Cid, Anne of Austria, William the Conqueror, Ramesses I, Eleanor of Aquitaine, and Albert, Prince Consort. After him are Edward VII, Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia, Charles the Bold, Diana, Princess of Wales, Margaret of Valois, and Alexander Nevsky.

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Among people born in 1858, Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria ranks 7Before him are Max Planck, Émile Durkheim, Giacomo Puccini, Selma Lagerlöf, Rudolf Diesel, and Theodore Roosevelt. After him are Georg Simmel, Gustaf V of Sweden, Emmeline Pankhurst, Franz Boas, Omar Mukhtar, and Giuseppe Peano. Among people deceased in 1889, Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria ranks 2Before him is James Prescott Joule. After him are Antonio Meucci, Jefferson Davis, Alexandre Cabanel, Baroness Mary Vetsera, Father Damien, Michel Eugène Chevreul, Mihai Eminescu, Nikolay Chernyshevsky, Luís I of Portugal, and Wilkie Collins.

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Among people born in Austria, Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria ranks 36 out of 1,075Before him are Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor (1552), Arnold Schoenberg (1874), Ferdinand I of Austria (1793), Konrad Lorenz (1903), Niki Lauda (1949), and Friedrich Hayek (1899). After him are Herbert von Karajan (1908), Anton Bruckner (1824), Karl Landsteiner (1868), Theodoric the Great (454), Viktor Frankl (1905), and Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor (1557).

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