Francis II


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Francis II

1768-1835.
Last Holy Roman emperor (1792-1806) and emperor of Austria (1804-1835) as Francis I. When Napoleon forced the dissolution of the Holy Roman Empire (1806), Francis renounced his title, ruled over the Austrian Empire, and helped defeat Napoleon (1813-1815).

Francis II

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1. (Biography) 1544–60, king of France (1559–60); son of Henry II and Catherine de' Medici; first husband of Mary, Queen of Scots
2. (Biography) 1768–1835, last Holy Roman Emperor (1792–1806) and, as Francis I, first emperor of Austria (1804–35). The Holy Roman Empire was dissolved (1806) following his defeat by Napoleon at Austerlitz
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She and her 15-year-old brother Michael Francis II, aka Miko, likewise a competitive tennis player, were raised in a sporting family.
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The third of four brothers he succeeded to the throne after the successive deaths of his two elder brothers, Francis II and Charles IX.
Further treasures entered the couple's collection soon after when in 1796 the Holy Roman Emperor Francis II exchanged 500 drawings from the Imperial Court Library for a large number of prints.
After the death of his father Henry II, he became King Francis II in 1559 and Mary was Queen of France and Scotland.
But when her first husband, the French King Francis II, died after a year on the throne, Mary returned to Scotland.
You can read more details about Prince Rakoczi in Pat's piece, but in short, Francis II Rakoczi (1676-1735) was a Hungarian hero who fought against the Habsburgs during the Hungarian War of Independence (1703-11).
Spokesman the Rev Federico Lombardi added: ""It will become Francis I after we have a Francis II.