Person:Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor (1)

Ferdinand I , Holy Roman Emperor
d.27 Jul 1564 Wien, Wien, Austria
Facts and Events
Name[1] Ferdinand I , Holy Roman Emperor
Gender Male
Alt Birth? 10 Mar 1502 Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Title (nobility)? House of Austrian Habsburgs
Birth? 10 Mar 1503 Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Madrid, Spain 40 km from Madrid, House of Habsburg
Marriage 25 May 1521 Linz, Oberösterreich, Austriato Anna of Bohemia and Hungary
Death? 27 Jul 1564 Wien, Wien, Austria
Burial? Praha, Praha, Čechy, CzechoslovakiaBuried In St. Vitus Cathedral


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Ferdinand I (10 March 1503 – 25 July 1564) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1558, king of Bohemia and Hungary from 1526, and king of Croatia from 1527 until his death. Before his accession, he ruled the Austrian hereditary lands of the Habsburgs in the name of his elder brother, Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor.

The key events during his reign were the contest with the Ottoman Empire, whose great advance into Central Europe began in the 1520s, and the Protestant Reformation, which resulted in several wars of religion.

Ferdinand's motto was : "Let justice be done, though the world perish".

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