Franz Joseph (1830–1916) ( Francis Joseph) Emperor of Austria (1848–1916) and King of Hungary (1867–1916). He succeeded his uncle Ferdinand, who abdicated during the Revolutions of 1848, and quickly brought the revolutions under control, defeating the Hungarians under Lajos Kossuth in 1849. With the formation (1867) of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Franz Joseph was forced to grant Hungary co-equal status. He died in the midst of World War I, two years before the final collapse of the Habsburg Empire.
More From encyclopedia.com
Joseph , Joseph JOSEPH (Heb. יְהוֹסֵף, יוֹסֵף), son of *Jacob and Rachel. He was born in Paddan-Aram after his mother had been barren for seven years (Gen. 29… Francis Joseph , FRANCIS JOSEPH neo-absolutism dualist constitutionalism nationalism and (german) imperialism bibliography FRANCIS JOSEPH (1830–1916), emperor of Aust… Joseph Bonaparte , The French statesman Joseph Bonaparte (1768-1844), older brother of Napoleon I, was king of Naples from 1806 to 1808 and king of Spain from 1808 to 1… Joseph I , JOSEPH I (HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE) (1678–1711; ruled 1705–1711), Habsburg emperor. Joseph I's reign was dominated by the War of the Spanish Succession (170… Joseph Patrick Kennedy , Kennedy, Joseph Patrick (1888–1969) US businessman and statesman. He was chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (1934–35) and later ambas… Potiphar , POTIPHAR (Heb. פּוֹטִיפַר), Egyptian royal official who purchased *Joseph (Gen. 37:36; 39:1). His wife attempted unsuccessfully to seduce Joseph and…
About this article
All Sources -
Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Topic