Person:Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor (1)

Ferdinand II , Holy Roman Emperor
d.15 Feb 1637
Facts and Events
Name Ferdinand II , Holy Roman Emperor
Gender Male
Birth[1] 9 Jul 1578 Graz, Steiermark, Austria
Marriage 23 Apr 1600 Graz, Steiermark, Austriato Maria Anna von Bayern
Marriage 1622 to Eleonor Gonzaga
Death[1] 15 Feb 1637
Other? House of Habsburg


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Ferdinand II (9 July 1578 – 15 February 1637), a member of the House of Habsburg, was Holy Roman Emperor (1619–1637), King of Bohemia (1617–1619, 1620–1637), and King of Hungary (1618–1625). His rule coincided with the Thirty Years' War.

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Succession of Holy Roman Emperors
Rudolf II

1576-1611
his cousin (Matthias's brother)

Matthias

1612-1619
his cousin

Holy Roman Emperor-Elect

1619-1637

Ferdinand III

1637-1657
his son

Leopold I

1658-1705
his grandson

Succession of Hungarian Monarchs
Rudolf

1576-1608
his cousin (Matthias's brother)

Matthias

1608-1619
his cousin

King of Royal Hungary

1618-1637

Ferdinand III

1625-1657
his son

Ferdinand IV

1647-1654
(Nominal during father's reign)
his son

Hungary was effectively split into three parts from 1563-1699: Royal Hungary in the north and west, Ottoman Hungary in the south, and the Principality of Transylvania in the east. They were united following the Great Turkish War under Leopold I in 1699.
Succession of Bohemian Monarchs
Rudolf

1576-1611
his cousin (Matthias's brother)

Matthias

1611-1619
his cousin

King of Bohemia

1619-1637

Ferdinand III

1627-1657
his son

Ferdinand IV

1646-1654
(Nominal during father's reign)
his son

Succession of German Monarchs
Rudolf

1575-1612
his cousin (Matthias's brother)

Matthias

1612-1619
his cousin

King of the Romans

1619-1637

Ferdinand III

1636-1657
his son

Ferdinand IV

1653-1654
(Nominal during father's reign)
his son