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  2. Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor - Wikipedia,_Holy_Roman_Emperor

    Francis I (Francis Stephen; French: François Étienne; German: Franz Stefan; Italian: Francesco Stefano; 8 December 1708 – 18 August 1765) [1] was Holy Roman Emperor, Archduke of Austria, Duke of Lorraine and Bar, and Grand Duke of Tuscany.

  3. Francis I | House of Habsburg, Imperial Reforms, German-Italian...

    Francis I, Holy Roman emperor from Sept. 13, 1745; he was duke of Lorraine (as Francis Stephen) from 1729 to 1735 and grand duke of Tuscany from 1737. Although nominally outranking his wife, Maria Theresa, archduchess of Austria and queen of Hungary and Bohemia, the capable but easygoing Francis.

  4. Francis I of France - Wikipedia

    Francis I (French: François Ier; Middle French: Francoys; 12 September 1494 – 31 March 1547) was King of France from 1515 until his death in 1547. He was the son of Charles, Count of Angoulême, and Louise of Savoy. He succeeded his first cousin once removed and father-in-law Louis XII, who died without a legitimate son.

  5. Francis I | King of France & Renaissance Monarch | Britannica

    Francis I, king of France (1515–47), the first of five monarchs of the Angoulême branch of the House of Valois. A Renaissance patron of the arts and scholarship, a humanist, and a knightly king, he waged campaigns in Italy (1515–16) and fought a series of wars with the Holy Roman Empire (1521–44).

  6. Francis I (holy Roman Empire) |

    FRANCIS I (FRANCE) (1494 – 1547; ruled 1515 – 1547), king of France. The only son of Charles of Angoul ê me and Louise of Savoy, Francis I was born on 12 September 1494. When his father died in 1496, Francis advanced in the line of royal succession behind Louis of Orl é ans (ruled 1498 – 1515), his cousin, who became king in 1498.

  7. Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor - Simple English Wikipedia, the...,_Holy_Roman_Emperor

    Francis I (Francis Stephen; 8 December 1708 – 18 August 1765) was the consort of Maria Theresa of Austria. With his wife, he was the founder of the Habsburg-Lorraine dynasty. From 1728 until 1737 he was Duke of Lorraine , but lost Lorraine when he had to give it to France .

  8. Francis I (france) |

    FRANCIS I (1768–1835), last Holy Roman Emperor as Francis II (1792–1806) and first emperor of Austria (1804–1835). Francis I was born 12 February 1768 in Florence and died 2 March 1835 in Vienna. As his dual title suggests, Francis was a transitional figure from the eighteenth century to the nineteenth century.

  9. Francis I of Austria - Simple English Wikipedia, the free...

    Francis I, Emperor of Austria (12 February 1768 – 2 March 1835) also was Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor (in German language: Franz II, Heiliger Römischer Kaiser). He was the last Holy Roman Emperor, ruling from 1792 until August 6, 1806, when the empire was no longer a unit.

  10. Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor - Wikiwand,_Holy_Roman_Emperor

    Francis I was Holy Roman Emperor, Archduke of Austria, Duke of Lorraine and Bar, and Grand Duke of Tuscany. He became the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire, Austria, and Tuscany through his marriage to Maria Theresa, daughter of Emperor Charles VI.

  11. Holy Roman Emperor - Wikipedia

    The Holy Roman Emperor title provided the highest prestige among medieval Roman Catholic monarchs, because the empire was considered by the Roman Catholic Church to be the only successor of the Roman Empire during the Middle Ages and the early modern period.