Franz Joseph I of Austria facts for kids
|Franz Joseph I|
|Emperor of Austria, Apostolic King of Hungary, King of Bohemia, etc.|
Emperor Franz Joseph. Vienna, circa 1910.
|Reign||2 December, 1848–21 November, 1916|
|Born||18 August 1830|
|Birthplace||Schönbrunn Palace Vienna|
|Died||21 November 1916(aged 86)|
|Place of death||Schönbrunn Palace|
|Crown Prince Rudolf|
|Consort||Duchess Elisabeth of Bavaria|
Crown Prince Rudolf
|Royal anthem||Gott erhalte, Gott beschütze|
|Father||Archduke Franz Karl|
|Mother||Princess Sophie of Bavaria|
Franz Joseph I (in German Franz Josef, in Hungarian Ferenc József, in English Francis Joseph) (August 18, 1830 – November 21, 1916) of the Habsburg Dynasty was Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary, King of Bohemia from 1848 until 1916. His 68-year reign is the third-longest in the recorded history of Europe (after those of Louis XIV of France and Johannes II, Prince of Liechtenstein).
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