Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor

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Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor Gender: M
born on 10 March 1503 (greg.) at 21:50 (= 9:50 PM )
Place Alcalá de Henares, Spain, 40n29, 3w22
Timezone LMT m3w22 (is local mean time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Taeger
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 19°09' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 22°08 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 05°24'

Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I


Holy Roman Emperor from 1558, king ofBohemia and Hungary from 1526, and king of Croatia from 1527 until his death. Before his accession, he ruled the Austrian hereditary lands of the Habsburgs in the name of his elder brother, Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor.

The key events during his reign were the contest with the Ottoman Empire, whose great advance into Central Europe began in the 1520s, and the Protestant Reformation, which resulted in several wars of religion.

On 25 May 1521 in Linz, Austria, Ferdinand married Anna of Bohemia and Hungary (1503–1547). They had fifteen children, all but two of whom reached adulthood.

Ferdinand's motto was Fiat iustitia, et pereat mundus: "Let justice be done, though the world perish".

He died 25 July 1564.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Taeger quotes Lescaut quoting a privet archive


  • Notable : Famous : Royal family