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  1. Charles I | king of Hungary | Britannica

    Charles I, courtly, pious king of Hungary who restored his kingdom to the status of a great power and enriched and civilized it. Charles was the son of Charles Martel of Anjou-Naples and Clemencia of Habsburg, daughter of the Holy Roman emperor Rudolf I.

  2. Charles (I) | emperor of Austria | Britannica

    After his accession, Charles, a peace-loving man, made attempts to take Austria-Hungary out of World War I through secret overtures to the Allied powers, the most promising being through his brother-in-law, Prince Sixtus von Bourbon-Parma. All failed, largely because the emperor refused to cede any territories to Italy.

  3. Oct 21, 2020 · Today is the feast of the Blessed Emperor, Charles I of Austria-Hungary. The release of my new biography of the saintly monarch last month have for obvious reasons brought him to my mind in recent days. Added to this is the impending dedication of the 16th shrine in his honor in these United States, at …

  4. Charles I of Anjou - Wikipedia

    Charles I (early 1226/1227 – 7 January 1285), commonly called Charles of Anjou, was a member of the royal Capetian dynasty and the founder of the second House of Anjou. He was Count of Provence (1246–85) and Forcalquier (1246–48, 1256–85) in the Holy Roman Empire , Count of Anjou and Maine (1246–85) in France; he was also King of ...

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  6. First World - Who's Who - Emperor Karl I

    Emperor Karl I of Austria (1887-1922), known as Charles IV of Hungary) was Austria-Hungary's last emperor. Sponsored Links Born on 17 August 1887 in Persenbeug Castle, Austria, Karl was a grandnephew of the man he succeeded, the aging Emperor Franz Josef I .

  7. Charles IV of Hungary's attempts to retake the throne - Wikipedia's...

    Under the Communist leader Béla Kun, Hungary became the world's second Communist nation. However, Kun's government was overthrown in August by Romanian troops. [2] Eventually, Archduke Joseph August , Charles' cousin, took power as regent for Charles, only to be forced out when the Allies refused to recognize him.

  8. Europe's first family | Review of The Habsburgs by Martyn Rady

    On Nov. 1, 1921, the last Habsburg emperor of Austria-Hungary, Charles I, left Vienna for good. His empire, the second-largest state in Europe, had already disintegrated at the end of the First ...

  9. Kingdom of Hungary - Wikipedia

    The Kingdom of Hungary was a monarchy in Central Europe that existed from the Middle Ages into the 20th century (1000–1946 with the exception of 1918–1920). The Principality of Hungary emerged as a Christian kingdom upon the coronation of the first king Stephen I at Esztergom around the year 1000; his family (the Árpád dynasty) led the monarchy for 300 years.

  10. Charles V | Biography, Reign, Abdication, & Facts | Britannica

    Sep 17, 2020 · Charles V, (born February 24, 1500, Ghent, Flanders [now in Belgium]—died September 21, 1558, San Jerónimo de Yuste, Spain), Holy Roman emperor (1519–56), king of Spain (as Charles I; 1516–56), and archduke of Austria (as Charles I; 1519–21), who inherited a Spanish and Habsburg empire extending across Europe from Spain and the ...

  11. Karl von Habsburg - Wikipedia

    Karl von Habsburg is known as such in the English-speaking world, but in Hungary he is known as Habsburg Károly, in the Czech Republic as Karel Habsbursko-Lotrinský, in Croatia as Karlo Habsburško-Lotarinški, in Italy as Carlo d'Asburgo-Lorena, in Spain as Carlos de Habsburgo-Lorena and in France as Charles de Habsburg-Lorraine.