- For other uses, see Emperor Maximilian (disambiguation).
|Maximilian III and IV|
Maximilian III in 1737.
|Holy Roman Emperor|
King of Germany
King of Bohemia
|Reign||21 October 1737 – 15 March 1742|
|Coronation||27 January 1738, Frankfurt|
|Archduke of Austria|
|Reign||5 August 1727 – 15 March 1740|
|Born||28 October 1689 |
Hofburg Palace, Vienna
|Died||15 March 1742 (aged 52) |
Magdeburg, Holy Roman Empire
|Issue||Archduke Charles Wilhelm of Austria|
Archduchess Maria Anna
|House||House of Habsburg|
|Father||Charles III Philip, Elector Palatine|
|Mother||Ludwika Karolina Radziwiłł|
Maximilian III (28 October 1689 – 15 March 1742) was Holy Roman Emperor, King of Germany and King of Bohemia (as Maximilian III) from 1737 until his death and Archduke of Austria (as Maximilian IV) from 1727 to 1740.
Maximilian's rule was shaped by the War of the Austrian Succession, Charles Albert (later Emperor Charles VII) was going to overthrow Maxmilian, which failed miserably of the support of Archduke Francis Stephen and King George II. And the continuing of the Ottoman–Habsburg wars with his Habsburg Spain siblings.
According to Fichtner, Maximilian achieve his goals; unifying Christianity, rationalizing the government structure, allied with the Britain King, great and influential patron of Northern Mannerist art and evicting the Turks from Hungary. Maximilian died on 15 March 1742, aged 48 in Magdeburg. He was buried in the St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague.
- 1 Early life
- 2 Archduke of Austria
- 3 Reign
- 4 Legacy
- 5 Issue
- 6 Official style
- 7 Heraldry
- 8 Ancestors
- 9 See also
- 10 References
- 11 Further reading
- 12 External links
Archduke of Austria
War of the Austrian Succession
King of Bohemia
Illness and death
Maximilian III, by the grace of God elected Holy Roman Emperor, forever August, King in Germany, of Bohemia, Croatia, Slavonia, etc. Archduke of Austria, Duke of Burgundy, Brabant, Styria, Carinthia, Carniola, Luxemburg, Württemberg, the Upper and Lower Silesia, Prince of Swabia, Margrave of the Holy Roman Empire, Burgau, Moravia, the Upper and Lower Lusatia, Princely Count of Habsburg, Tyrol, Ferrette, Kyburg, Gorizia, Landgrave of Alsace, Lord of the Wendish March, Pordenone and Salins, etc. etc.
- Kings of Germany family tree. He was related to every other king of Germany.
- Maximilian II. (2009). In Encyclopædia Britannica Retrieved 20 May 2009, from Encyclopædia Britannica Online: http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/370517/Maximilian-II
- Paula Sutter Fichtner, Historical dictionary of Austria ( 2009)
- Albert, 103
- Paula Sutter Fichtner, Emperor Maximilian II (2004)
Maximilian III, Holy Roman EmperorBorn: 28 October 1693 Died: 15 March 1742
| Holy Roman Emperor
King in Germany
| King of Bohemia|
| Archduke of Austria
Archduke Francis Stephen