Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria (Rudolf Franz Karl Josef; 21 August 1858 – 30 January 1889) was the only son and third child of Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria and Duchess Elisabeth in Bavaria (Sissi). He was heir apparent to the imperial throne of the Austro-Hungarian Empire from birth.
Rudolf I, also called Rudolf of Habsburg, (born May 1, 1218, Limburg-im-Breisgau [Germany]—died July 15, 1291, Speyer), first German king of the Habsburg dynasty. A son of Albert IV, Count of Habsburg, Rudolf on the occasion of his father’s death ( c. 1239) inherited lands in upper Alsace, the Aargau, and Breisgau.
A hivatalos verzió szerint Rudolf rábeszélte szeretőjét, hogy együtt menjenek a halálba, és előbb szeretőjét, utána magát lőtte le. Ahogy ilyenkor lenni szokott, már a temetés másnapján a legvadabb híresztelések kaptak szárnyra, a rejtély ma is izgatja az emberek fantáziáját.
Rudolf Nureyev, in full Rudolf Hametovich Nureyev, (born March 17, 1938, Irkutsk, Russia, U.S.S.R.—died January 6, 1993, Paris, France), Soviet-born ballet dancer whose suspended leaps and fast turns were often compared to Vaslav Nijinsky ’s legendary feats.
Rudolf Abel, in full Rudolf Ivanovich Abel, original name William August Fisher, (born July 11, 1903, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England—died November 15, 1971, Moscow, Russia), Soviet intelligence officer, convicted in the United States in 1957 for conspiring to transmit military secrets to the Soviet Union.
Rudolf Franz Höss, (born November 25, 1900, Baden-Baden, Germany—died April 16, 1947, Auschwitz [Oświęcim], Poland), German soldier and Nazi partisan who served as commandant of the Auschwitz concentration and extermination camp complex (1940–45) during a period when as many as 1,000,000 to 2,500,000 inmates perished there.
Rudolf Dassler. Rudolf " Rudi " Dassler (26 March 1898 – 27 October 1974) was a German cobbler, businessman, a member of the Nazi party and also the founder of the sportswear company Puma. He was the older brother of Adidas founder, Adolf "Adi" Dassler. The brothers were partners in a shoe company Adolf started, "Gebrüder Dassler Schuhfabrik ...
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Rudolf Virchow (born October 13, 1821 in Shivelbein, Kingdom of Prussia) was a German physician who made a number of strides in medicine, public health, and other fields such as archaeology. Virchow is known as the father of modern pathology—the study of disease. He advanced the theory of how cells form, particularly the idea that every cell ...