Rudolf I


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Rudolf I

1218-1291.
Holy Roman emperor and king of Germany (1273-1291) who founded the Habsburg dynasty.
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Rudolf I

(ˈruːdɒlf) or

Rudolph I

n
(Biography) 1218–91, king of Germany (1273–91): founder of the Hapsburg dynasty based on the duchies of Styria and Austria
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Ru•dolf

(or Ru•dolph) I

(ˈru dɒlf)
n.
1218–91, Holy Roman emperor 1273–91: founder of the Hapsburg dynasty.
Also called Rudolph I of Hapsburg.
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Rudolf is (was) variously a psychiatrist, essayist, translator, poet, autobiographer, literary critic, editor, and occasional BBC broadcaster.
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Now Rudolf is too old and infirm to practice what he preaches, but upon the narrator's urging, he recreates his past experiences with considerable elan.