Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor

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Ferdinand I
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Holy Roman Emperor
Reign27 August 1556 – 25 July 1564
Proclamation14 March 1558, Frankfurt
PredecessorCharles V
SuccessorMaximilian II
King of the Romans
King in Germany
Reign5 January 1531 – 25 July 1564
PredecessorCharles V
SuccessorMaximilian II
King of Hungary, Croatia, and Bohemia
Reign1526 – 25 July 1564
Coronation3 November 1527 (Hungary)
24 February 1526 (Bohemia)
PredecessorLouis II
SuccessorMaximilian II
Archduke of Austria
Reign21 April 1521 – 25 July 1564
PredecessorCharles I
SuccessorMaximilian II (Austria proper)
Charles II (Inner Austria)
Ferdinand II (Further Austria)
Born10 March 1503
Alcalá de Henares, Castile, Spain
Died25 July 1564(1564-07-25) (aged 61)
Vienna, Austria
Burial
Spouse
Anne of Bohemia and Hungary
(m. 1521; died 1547)
HouseHabsburg
FatherPhilip I of Castile
MotherJoanna of Castile
ReligionRoman Catholicism
SignatureFerdinand I's signature

Ferdinand I (Spanish: Fernando I; 10 March 1503 – 25 July 1564) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1556, King of Bohemia, Hungary, and Croatia from 1526, and Archduke of Austria from 1521 to 1564.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ferdinand I | Holy Roman emperor". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2020-09-10.
  2. Milan Kruhek: Cetin, grad izbornog sabora Kraljevine Hrvatske 1527, Karlovačka Županija, 1997, Karslovac