Johann II, Prince of Liechtenstein

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Johann II
John Quincy Adams - Porträt des Fürsten Johann II. von Liechtenstein.jpg
1908 painting of Johann II
Prince of Liechtenstein
Reign12 November 1858 – 11 February 1929
PredecessorAloys II
SuccessorFranz I
Born(1840-10-05)5 October 1840
Eisgrub, Margraviate of Moravia, Austrian Empire
Died11 February 1929(1929-02-11) (aged 88)
Valtice, First Czechoslovak Republic
Burial
Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, Vranov
Full name
Johann Maria Franz Placidus
HouseLiechtenstein
FatherAloys II, Prince of Liechtenstein
MotherCountess Franziska Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau

Johann II (German: Johann Maria Franz Placidus; 5 October 1840 – 11 February 1929), also known as Johann II the Good (Johann II der Gute), was the Prince of Liechtenstein between 1858 and 1929. His reign of 70 years and 91 days is the second-longest of any monarch in European history.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Peter Geiger: Geschichte des Fürstentums Liechtenstein 1848 bis 1866. In: Jahrbuch des Historischen Vereins für das Fürstentum Liechtenstein. Band 70. Vaduz 1970, S. 242 ff.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-08-01. Retrieved 2011-11-11.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)