Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans

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Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans Gender: M
born on 8 September 1633 (greg.) at 02:00 (= 02:00 AM )
Place Vienna, Austria, 48n13, 16e2223
Timezone LMT m16e2223 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 15°29' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 06°50 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 06°58'

King of the Romans Ferdinand IV (by Jan van den Hoecke, 1634/5)


King of the Romans from 1653; the eldest son of Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor, and his first wife, María Ana of Spain. He was made King of Bohemia in 1646 and King of Hungary in 1647, the latter coronation taking place on June 16 in Pressburg. He was elected King of the Romans (heir to the Holy Roman Empire), on 31 May 1653, and crowned at Ratisbon (Regensburg) on 18 June of the same year. He died on 9 July 1654 of smallpox in Vienna, predeceasing his father and leaving his younger brother, Leopold, as heir apparent.

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  • Death by Disease 9 July 1654 (greg.) (Smallpox, Age 20)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from "Die Kaisergruft bei den Kapuzinern in Wien" by Cölestin Wolfsgruber (Vienna, 1887), p. 104: "Römischer König Ferdinand IV ... geb. 8. September 1633 ... gegen 2 Uhr fruh. Schönleben, I. c. 282."

Translation: Roman king Ferdinand IV ... born 8 September 1633 ... toward 2 o'clock in the morning. Schönleben, I. c. 282.

Note: the source seems to refer to a book by Johann Ludwig Schönleben which Scholfield has not been able to locate.


  • Family : Relationship : Married late/never (Never married)
  • Personal : Death : Short Life less than 29 Yrs (Died aged 20)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Habsburg)