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(1832—1867) Austrian emperor of Mexico 1864–7

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Benito Juárez

Benito Juárez  

(1806–72)Mexican statesman, President (1861–64 and 1867–72). His refusal to repay Mexico's foreign debts led to the occupation of Mexico by Napoleon III and the establishment of Maximilian as emperor ...
Charles the Bold

Charles the Bold  

(1433–77)Duke of Burgundy (1467–77). He was the greatest of the dukes of Burgundy, and almost succeeded in creating a kingdom independent of France. He tried to persuade the Holy Roman Emperor to ...
Charles V

Charles V  

(1500–58)Holy Roman Emperor (1519–56) and (as Charles I) King of Spain (1516–56). The son of Philip I (the Handsome) and Joanna of Spain, and grandson of Emperor Maximilian I, Charles came to the ...
Franz Werfel

Franz Werfel  

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(1890–1945)Austrian writer. Although primarily known as a novelist, Werfel wrote consistently for the stage. His first phase was expressionist, with an adaptation of Euripides' The Trojan Women ...
Maximilian, Erzherzog

Maximilian, Erzherzog (1832–67)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to German Literature (3 ed.)

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(Vienna, 1832–67, Mexico),

was a younger brother of the Emperor Franz Joseph. A man of intelligence and energy,

Maximilian, Ferdinand Joseph

Maximilian, Ferdinand Joseph (1832–67)   Quick reference

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Emperor of Mexico (1864–67). An Austrian archduke, brother of the Emperor Francis Joseph, he was offered the

Mexico City

Mexico City  

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The cultural centre and capital of Mexico, one of the largest urban areas in the world, with a population of over 20 million in 2001. Under Spanish rule it was ...
Napoleon III

Napoleon III  

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(1808–73)Emperor of the French (1852–70). He was the third son of Hortense de Beauharnais stepdaughter of Napoleon I and Louis Bonaparte (1778–1846), brother of Napoleon I and King of Holland ...

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