Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor

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Leopold I
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Portrait by Benjamin von Block (1672)
Holy Roman Emperor
Reign18 July 1658 – 5 May 1705
Coronation1 August 1658, Frankfurt
PredecessorFerdinand III
SuccessorJoseph I
Born(1640-06-09)9 June 1640
Vienna, Austria
Died5 May 1705(1705-05-05) (aged 64)
Vienna, Austria
Full name
Leopold Ignaz Joseph Balthasar Felician
FatherFerdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor
MotherMaria Anna of Spain
ReligionRoman Catholicism
SignatureLeopold I's signature

Leopold I (Leopold Ignaz Joseph Balthasar Felician; Hungarian: I. Lipót; 9 June 1640 – 5 May 1705) was the Holy Roman Emperor, King of Hungary, Croatia, and Bohemia.