Ferdinand I of Austria

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Ferdinand I & V
Portrait of Ferdinand I
Emperor of Austria
King of Hungary
Reign2 March 1835 – 2 December 1848
Coronations28 September 1830, Pressburg
7 September 1836, Prague
6 September 1838, Milan
PredecessorFrancis I
SuccessorFranz Joseph I
Head of the Präsidialmacht Austria
In office
2 March 1835 – 12 July 1848
Preceded byFrancis I
Succeeded byFranz Joseph I
Born(1793-04-19)19 April 1793
Vienna, Archduchy of Austria,[1] Holy Roman Empire
Died29 June 1875(1875-06-29) (aged 82)
Prague, Austria-Hungary[1]
Full name
German: Ferdinand Karl Leopold Joseph Franz MarcelinEnglish: Ferdinand Charles Leopold Joseph Francis Marcelin
FatherFrancis II, Holy Roman Emperor
MotherMaria Theresa of Naples and Sicily
ReligionRoman Catholicism
SignatureFerdinand I & V's signature

Ferdinand I ( 19 April 1793 – 29 June 1875) was Emperor of Austria from March 1835 until his abdication in December 1848. He was also King of Hungary, Croatia and Bohemia (as Ferdinand V), King of Lombardy–Venetia and holder of many other lesser titles.

  1. 1.0 1.1 Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Ferdinand I. of Austria" . Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.