Apostolic king

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a title granted by the pope to the kings of Hungary on account of the extensive propagation of Christianity by St. Stephen, the founder of the royal line. It is now a title of the emperor of Austria in right of the throne of Hungary.
See Apostolic.

See also: Apostolic, King

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Editor's Note: Karl, Emperor of Austria and Apostolic King of Hungary, died in exile in Madeira in 1922.
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