Elected in 1658, Leopold ruled the Holy Roman Empire until his death in 1705, becoming the longest-ruling Habsburg emperor (46 years and 9 months). Leopold's reign is known for conflicts with the Ottoman Empire in the east and rivalry with Louis XIV , a contemporary and first cousin, in the west.
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Born on 9 June 1640 in Vienna, Leopold received the...
- Second Northern War
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- Early wars against the Ottoman Empire
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- Wars against France
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- Internal problems
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Leopold II (Peter Leopold Joseph Anton Joachim Pius Gotthard; 5 May 1747 – 1 March 1792) was Holy Roman Emperor, King of Hungary and Bohemia, and Archduke of Austria from 1790 to 1792, and Grand Duke of Tuscany from 1765 to 1790.
Leopold I (name in full: Leopold Ignaz Joseph Balthasar Felician; Hungarian: I. Lipót; 9 Juin 1640 – 5 Mey 1705) wis Holy Roman Emperor, Keeng o Hungary an Croatie an Keeng o Bohemie. Issue. Joseph I, Haly Roman Emperor (26 Julie 1678 – 17 Aprile 1711) mairit Wilhelmine Amalia o Brunswick-Lüneburg an haed issue.
Leopold I (full name: Leopold Ignaz Joseph Balthasar Felician; Hungarian: I. Lipót; * 9 June 1640, † 5 May 1705) was Holy Roman Emperor, King of Hungary, Croatia, and Bohemia. The second son of Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor, by his first wife, Maria Anna of Spain, Leopold became heir apparent in 1654 by the death of his elder brother Ferdinand IV. Elected in 1658, Leopold ruled the Holy ...
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The second son of Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor, by his first wife, Maria Anna of Spain, Leopold became heir apparent in 1654 by the death of his elder brother Ferdinand IV. Elected in 1658, Leopold ruled the Holy Roman Empire until his death in 1705, becoming the longest-ruling Habsburg emperor (at 46 years and 9 months).
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