Francis I of Austria

also known as Francis I, Emperor of Austria (1768-1835)

Francis I, Emperor of Austria (12 February 1768 – 2 March 1835) also was Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor (in German language: Franz II, Heiliger Römischer Kaiser).

Francis I / II
Joseph Kreutzinger - Kaiser Franz I.jpg
Portrait by Joseph Kreutzinger c. 1815
Holy Roman Emperor
Reign5 July 1792 – 6 August 1806
Coronation14 July 1792, Frankfurt
PredecessorLeopold II

He was the last Holy Roman Emperor, ruling from 1792 until August 6, 1806, when the empire was no longer a unit. He then became Francis I, first Emperor of Austria (from 1804 to 1835).

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