Francis II
biographical name 1768-1835 last Holy Roman emperor (1792-1806); emperor of Austria (as Francis I) 1804-35

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  • Francis II — may refer to:* Francis II, Duke of Brittany (1433–1488) * Francis II of France (1544–1560) * Francis II, Duke of Lorraine (1572–1632) * Francesco II d Este, Duke of Modena (1662–1694) * Francis II Rákóczi, Duke of Transylvania (1676–1735) *… …   Wikipedia

  • Francis II — (1544 1560) (François II)    king of France    Born at Fontainebleau, the eldest son of Catherine de medici and henry ii, Francis II was king only briefly (1559 60). In 1558, he married Mary, queen of scots. Physically and mentally weak, Francis… …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Francis II — noun the last Holy Roman Emperor (1768 1835) • Syn: ↑Emperor Francis II • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Holy Roman Emperor …   Useful english dictionary

  • Francis II — I French François born Jan. 19, 1544, Fontainebleau, France died Dec. 5, 1560, Orléans King of France (1559–60). He was the son of Henry II and Catherine de Médicis and was married in 1558 to Mary Stuart (later Mary, Queen of Scots), a relation… …   Universalium

  • Francis II. — See Francis I (def. 2). * * * …   Universalium

  • Francis II — /ˈfrænsəs/ (say fransuhs), /ˈfransəs/ (say frahnsuhs) noun 1. 1544–60, king of France; first husband of Mary, Queen of Scots. 2. 1768–1835, last emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, 1792–1806. As Francis I, he was the first emperor of Austria,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Francis II. — See Francis I (def. 2) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Francis II of Beauharnais — (died 1651) was a French nobleman and politician. He was seigneur of La Grillière, the first president to the Présidial of Orléans (1598), lieutenant général to the bailliage of Orléans, and a Third Estate député at the Estates General of 1614.… …   Wikipedia

  • Francis II, Duke of Lorraine — Francis II (February 27 1572 – October 14 1632), was the son of Charles III, Duke of Lorraine and Claude of Valois. He was Duke of Lorraine briefly in 1624, quickly abdicating in favor of his son. FamilyHe married Christina of Salm and had the… …   Wikipedia

  • Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor — Infobox Austrian Royalty|emperor name =Francis I title =Emperor and Archduke of Austria King of Hungary, Croatia, Slavonia, Italy, and Bohemia caption = succession =Holy Roman Emperor reign =March 1 1792 August 6 1806 succession1 =Emperor of… …   Wikipedia

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