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Maximilian II von Habsburg-Österreich (Habsburg), Holy Roman Emporer

German: Maximilian II von Österreich (Habsburg), Kaiser des Heiligen Römischen Reiches Deutscher Nation
Also Known As: "Maximilian von Habsburg"
Birthplace: Wiener Neustadt, Österreich, Deutschland (HRR)
Death: October 12, 1576 (49)
Regensburg, Bayern, Deutschland(HRR)
Place of Burial: Praha, Böhmen, Deutschland(HRR)
Immediate Family:

Son of Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor and Anna Queen-Consort of Bohemia-Hungary & Holy Roman Empress
Husband of María de Austria, Emperatriz del Sacro Imperio; Anna Von Ostfriesland; Catherine Scholsckmeier and Emerentia Lampen Richerdes
Father of Mary Rittenhausen; Ferdinand of Habsburg, archduke of Austria; Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor; Ernst III von Habsburg, Erzherzog von Österreich; Elizabeth von Habsburg and 12 others
Brother of Elisabeth von Österreich; Archduchess Anna of Austria; Ferdinand II, Erzherzog von Österreich; Maria of Austria - Habsburg, Archduchess, Duchess of Jülich-Cleves-Berg; Magdalena von Österreich-Habsburg, Erzherzogin and 9 others

Occupation: Viceroy of Spain (1548-50), Holy Roman Emperor (1564-76), King of Bohemia (1564-76) as Maxmilián -cr 1562, King of Hungary (1564-76) as Miksa -cr 8.9.1563, Made Emperor of Austria, Hungary, and Bohemia; Crowned in 1572, Holy Roman Emperor
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About Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor


  • The Peerage
  • Geneall
  • King of Bohemia Reign 20. September 1562 – 12. October 1576 - Coronation 20. September 1562, Prague
  • King of Hungary and Croatia Reign 8. September 1563 – 12. October 1576 -. Coronation 8. September 1563, Pressburg
  • King of the Romans (King of Germany) Reign 28. November 1562 – 12. October 1576 - Coronation 30 November 1562, Frankfurt
  • Holy Roman Emperor, Archduke of Austria Reign 25. July 1564 – 12. October 1576 Predecessor: Ferdinand I Successor: Rudolf II
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Balthaser Rittenhausen

Birth: ABT 1525 in Celle, Germany

Death: 9 Aug 1602 in St. Blasien, Braunsweig, Germany

Marriage: Margaretha Berg b: 21 Jun 1528 in Madrid, Royal Alcazar


  1. Conradi Rittenhausen b: 25 Sep 1560 in Braunschweig, Brausehweig, , Germany

2. Matthias Rittenhausen

He had at least two sons. One was Matthias, who fought against the Turks during the wars in Austria in 1591 and was knighted for his efforts. The other son was named Conradi.

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Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor's Timeline

July 31, 1527
Wiener Neustadt, Österreich, Deutschland (HRR)
November 1, 1549
Cigales, Valladolid, Castilla-Leon, España (Spain)
March 28, 1551
Of, Cigales, Valladolid, Spain
July 18, 1552
Wien, Österreich (Austria)
June 15, 1553
Wien, Österreich (Austria)
June 5, 1554
Wien, Wien, Austria
July 27, 1555
Of Wien, Wien, Austria