Francis I
biographical name 1494-1547 king of France (1515-47)

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  • Francis I — • King of France; b. at Cognac, 12 September, 1494; d. at Rambouillet, 31 March, 1547 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Francis I     Francis I      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Francis I — may refer to:* Francis I, Duke of Brittany (1414 1450, reigned 1442 1450) * Francis I, Duke of Lorraine (1517–1545, reigned 1544–1545) * Francis I of France (1494 1547, reigned 1515 1547) * Francesco I de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1541 1587 …   Wikipedia

  • FRANCIS I° — FRANCIS I°, Austrian emperor 1792–1835, last Holy Roman Emperor (as Francis II) until 1806. In 1792 Francis ordered the Judenamt (office for Jewish affairs) to enforce the numerous restrictions on Jewish settlement in vienna and raised the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Francis I — 1. 1494 1547, king of France 1515 47. 2. 1768 1835, first emperor of Austria 1804 35; as Francis II, last emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1792 1806. * * * I French François born Sept. 12, 1494, Cognac, France died March 31, 1547, Rambouillet… …   Universalium

  • Francis I — (1494 1547) (François I)    king of France    King of France from 1515 to 1547, and remembered for his rivalry with the Habsburg Holy Roman Emperor Charles v, for his governmental reforms, and for his patronage of arts and letters, Francis I was… …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Francis I — 1. 1494 1547, king of France 1515 47. 2. 1768 1835, first emperor of Austria 1804 35; as Francis II, last emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1792 1806. * * * Francis I see Franccedois Premier …   Useful english dictionary

  • Francis (I) — ▪ grand duke of Tuscany original name  Francesco de Medici  born March 25, 1541, Florence died Oct. 19/20, 1587, Poggio a Caiano, near Florence       second grand duke (granduca) of Tuscany, a tool of the Habsburgs and father of Marie de Médicis …   Universalium

  • Francis I — (1494 1547)    King of France from 1515. His reign is associated with the flowering of Renaissance culture in France. Born to the duke of Angoulême and his wife Louise of Savoy, he and his sister Marguerite (usually known in English as Margaret… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Francis I — Fran•cis I [[t]ˈfræn sɪs[/t]] n. 1) big 1494–1547, king of France 1515–47 2) big 1768–1835, first emperor of Austria 1804–35; as Francis II, last emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1792–1806 …   From formal English to slang

  • Francis I — /ˈfrænsəs/ (say fransuhs), /ˈfransəs/ (say frahnsuhs) noun 1. 1494–1547, king of France 1515–47. 2. title of Francis II as emperor of Austria …   Australian English dictionary

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