Ferdinand III


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Ferdinand III

1608-1657.
Holy Roman emperor (1637-1657) and king of Hungary (1626-1657) and Bohemia (1627-1657). He signed the Peace of Westphalia (1648), thus ending the Thirty Years' War.

Ferdinand III

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1. (Biography) 1608–57, Holy Roman Emperor (1637–57) and king of Hungary (1625–57); son of Ferdinand II
2. (Biography) title as king of Naples of Ferdinand V
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He is descended from an influential Polish family who received the hereditary title of prince of the Holy Roman Empire from Emperor Ferdinand III in the 17th century.
Christoph Kampfmann's chapter on the three emperors who reigned during the War (Matthias, 1612-19; Ferdinand II, 1619-37; Ferdinand III, 1637-57) points out that of these three only Ferdinand II has attracted a good deal of attention from historians, divided, until recent decades, between Protestant scholars extremely critical of an emperor said to have been too close to the Jesuits, and Catholic scholars laudatory of him.
Berenguela of Castile (1180-1246) is principally remembered for having ceded her sole right to inherit the throne of Castile on the death of her brother Enrique to her son Ferdinand III although she thereafter shared power with him.
Once a minaret, the Giralda was converted into a bell tower of the Seville Cathedral in 1248, when the city was conquered by Ferdinand III.
of America) describes the uses of sacred music to promote an image of the emperor in this superb study of the active art patron and historically much neglected Ferdinand III (r.
Almost exactly a quarter of a millennium later, on the last day of May 1252, Ferdinand III of Castile died and was buried in Seville.
Born Vallery Ferdinand III, Salaam was greatly influenced by his mother, Inola Ferdinand, a public school teacher and union activist.
Of Ebner's keyboard music, only the imperial presentation Aria augustissimi ac invictissimi Imperatoris Ferdinand III.
By 1236, the Castilian king Ferdinand III had taken Cordoba - thus the dreadful cathedral inside the splendid mosque - and the writing was on the wall for Granada.
The Infante Maria, later to become the wife of Ferdinand III of Austria, was painted as a tiny baby wearing a belt from which dangled several amulets including a badger's paw, a bird's claw and a pomander of the finest workmanship.