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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.
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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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|Noun||1.||Ferdinand III - Holy Roman Emperor and king of Hungary and Bohemia who signed the Peace of Westphalia ending the Thirty Years' War (1608-1657)|
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