Maximilian Franz, Archduke of Austria

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Maximilian Franz, Archduke of Austria Gender: M
Maximilian Franz Xaver Joseph Johann Anton de Paul
born on 8 December 1756 at 13:30 (= 1:30 PM )
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_sagcol.18.gif 16°57' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 06°57 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 21°06'

Archduke of Austria Maximilian Franz


Austrian Archduke, Archbishop and Elector Spiritual of Cologne (and as such Chancellor of the Holy Roman Empire for Italy), Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights and the last child of the Habsburg ruler of Austria Maria Theresa and her husband, Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor. He was the last fully functioning Elector of Cologne and was the employer and patron of the young Ludwig van Beethoven. He died on 26 July 1801, aged 44, at Hetzendorf Palace, Vienna.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from "Die Kaisergruft bei den Kapuzinern in Wien" by Cölestin Wolfsgruber (A. Hölder, 1887), p. 274: "Erzherzog Maximilian Franz, Hoch- und Deutschmeister, Kurfürst von Köln. Mittwoch den 8. December 1756 wurde die Kaiserin um halb 2 Uhr nachmittags mit dem fünften Prinzen erfreut."

Translation: Archduke Maximilian Franz, Grand Master, Elector of Cologne. Wednesday, 8 December 1756, the Empress was pleased to deliver the fifth prince at 1:30 o'clock in the afternoon.


  • Vocation : Military : Other Military (Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights)
  • Vocation : Politics : Other Politics (Chancellor of the Holy Roman Empire for Italy)
  • Vocation : Religion : Ecclesiastics/ western (Archbishop and Elector Spiritual of Cologne)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Habsburg-Lorraine)