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Encyclopedia > Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor
Holy Roman Emperor Charles VII
Holy Roman Emperor Charles VII

Emperor Charles VII Albert (Brussels August 6, 1697January 20, 1745 in Munich), a member of the Wittelsbach family, was Prince-elector of Bavaria from 1726 and Holy Roman Emperor from January 24, 1742 until his death in 1745. Image File history File links Karlalbrechtbav. ... Image File history File links Karlalbrechtbav. ... Nickname: The Capital Of Europe, Comic City City of a 100 Museums Map showing the location of Brussels in Belgium Coordinates: Country Belgium Region Brussels-Capital Region Founded 979 Founded (Region) June 18, 1989 Mayor (Municipality) Freddy Thielemans Area    - City 162 (Region) km²  (62. ... August 6 is the 218th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (219th in leap years), with 147 days remaining. ... Events September 11 - Battle of Zenta, Prince Eugene of Savoy crushed Ottoman army of Mustafa II September 20 - The Treaty of Ryswick December 2 – St Pauls Cathedral opened in London Peter the Great travels in Europe officially incognito as artilleryman Pjotr Mikhailov Use of palanquins increases in Europe Christopher... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... // Events May 11 - War of Austrian Succession: Battle of Fontenoy - At Fontenoy, French forces defeat an Anglo-Dutch-Hanoverian army including the Black Watch June 4 – Frederick the Great destroys Austrian army at Hohenfriedberg August 19 - Beginning of the 45 Jacobite Rising at Glenfinnan September 12 - Francis I is elected... Munich: Frauenkirche and Town Hall steeple Munich: St. ... The Wittelsbach family is an European royal family and a German dynasty from Bavaria. ... The prince-electors or electoral princes of the Holy Roman Empire — German: Kurfürst (singular) Kurfürsten (plural) — were the members of the electoral college of the Holy Roman Empire, having the function of electing the Emperors of Germany. ... The Free State of Bavaria  (German: Freistaat Bayern), with an area of 70,553 km² (27,241 square miles) and 12. ... Events George Friderich Handel becomes a British subject. ... The Holy Roman Emperor was, with some variation, the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire, the predecessor of modern Germany, during its existence from the 10th century until its collapse in 1806. ... January 24 is the 24th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... // Events January 24 - Charles VII Albert becomes Holy Roman Emperor. ...

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Early life and career

He was the son of Maximilian II Emanuel, elector of Bavaria and Teresa Kunegunda Sobieska, and the grandson of Polish King John III Sobieski. His family was split during the War of the Spanish Succession and was for many years under house arrest in Austria. Only in 1715 did the family become re-united. Maximilian II Emanuel (July 11, 1662 - February 26, 1726) was a Wittelsbach ruler of Bavaria and an elector (Kurfürst) of the Holy Roman Empire. ... Noble Family Sobieski Coat of Arms Janina Parents Jan III Sobieski Marie Casimire Louise Consorts Maximilian II Emanuel Children with Maximilian II Emanuel Maria Anna Charles VII Filip Maurycy Ferdynand Maria Klemens August Wilhelm Jan Adolf Alojzy Jan Teodor Maximilian Emanuel Date of Birth March 4, 1676 Place of Birth... For other monarchs with similar names, please see John of Poland. ... Charles II was the last Habsburg King of Spain. ...


From 3 December 1715 until 24 August 1716 Charles visited Italy and in 1717 he supported the war of the Habsburgs against the Turks with a Bavarian contingent. On 5 October 1722, Charles married Marie Amalie, Archduchess of Austria. Marie Amalie was a daughter of Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor and his wife Wilhelmina Amalia of Brunswick-Lüneburg. Her maternal grandfather was John Frederick, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. In 1725 Charles Albert visited Versailles for the wedding of Louis XV. Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy; also used as the flag of the Austrian Empire until the Ausgleich of 1867. ... October 5 is the 278th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (279th in Leap years). ... // Events Abraham De Moivre states De Moivres theorem connecting trigonometric functions and complex numbers Publication of the first book of Bachs Well-Tempered Clavier Fall of Persias Safavid dynasty during a bloody revolt of the Afghani people. ... Joseph I. Joseph I (July 26, 1678 – April 17, 1711), Holy Roman Emperor, King of Hungary and Bohemia, Archduke of Austria, was the elder son of the emperor Leopold I and his third wife, Eleanora, Countess Palatine, daughter of Philip William of Neuburg, Elector Palatine. ... John Frederick (German: Johann Friedrich; 25 April 1625, Herzberg am Harz – 18 December 1679, Augsburg) was duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg and ruled over the Calenberg subdivision of the duchy from 1665 until his death. ... Louis XV (February 15, 1710 – May 10, 1774), called the Well-Beloved (French: le Bien-Aimé), was King of France from 1715 to 1774. ...


In 1726 Charles Albert became Prince-elector of Bavaria and then maintained his good relations to his Habsburg relatives but also to France. During his reign the Amalienburg, a splendid rococo pavillon in the park of Nymphenburg Palace was built. Events George Friderich Handel becomes a British subject. ... The prince-electors or electoral princes of the Holy Roman Empire — German: Kurfürst (singular) Kurfürsten (plural) — were the members of the electoral college of the Holy Roman Empire, having the function of electing the Emperors of Germany. ... The Free State of Bavaria  (German: Freistaat Bayern), with an area of 70,553 km² (27,241 square miles) and 12. ... North side of the Catherine Palace in Tsarskoye Selo - carriage courtyard: all the stucco details sparkled with gold until 1773, when Catherine II had gilding replaced with olive drab paint. ... View from the Park The Nymphenburg Palace (German: Schloss Nymphenburg) is a Baroque palace in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. ...


Emperor

Holy Roman Emperor Charles VII
Holy Roman Emperor Charles VII

As son in law of Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor Charles Albert rejected the Pragmatic Sanction of 1713 and claimed the German teritories of the Habsburg dynasty after the death of Charles VI in 1740. Download high resolution version (771x1022, 44 KB)Holy Roman Emperor Charles VII. Public domain by age. ... Download high resolution version (771x1022, 44 KB)Holy Roman Emperor Charles VII. Public domain by age. ... Joseph I. Joseph I (July 26, 1678 – April 17, 1711), Holy Roman Emperor, King of Hungary and Bohemia, Archduke of Austria, was the elder son of the emperor Leopold I and his third wife, Eleanora, Countess Palatine, daughter of Philip William of Neuburg, Elector Palatine. ... The Pragmatic Sanction of 1713, a legal mechanism designed to ensure that the Austrian throne and Habsburg lands would be inherited by Emperor Charles VIs daughter, Maria Theresa. ... Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI Charles VI of Austria (October 1, 1685 – October 20, 1740) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1711 to 1740 and the second son of Leopold I with his third wife, Eleonore-Magdalena of Pfalz-Neuburg, came first to the throne with the name Charles III of... Events May 31 - Friedrich II comes to power in Prussia upon the death of his father, Friedrich Wilhelm I. October 20 - Maria Theresia of Austria inherits the Habsburg hereditary dominions (Austria, Bohemia, Hungary and present-day Belgium). ...


Starting the War of the Austrian Succession Charles Albert invaded Upper Austria in 1741 and planned to conquer Vienna but his allied French troops were redirected to Bohemia instead. So Charles Albert was crowned King of Bohemia (9 December 1741) when Habsburg was still not defeated. His brother Klemens August of Bavaria, archbishop and elector (Kurfürst) of Cologne, who mostly sided with the Austria Habsburg-Lorraine side during the Habsburg successions, cast his vote for him and personally crowned him emperor at Frankfurt on 24 January 1742. The War of the Austrian Succession (1740–1748) became inevitable after Maria Theresa of Austria had succeeded her father Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor in his Habsburg dominions in 1740, namely becoming Queen of Hungary and Bohemia, Archduchess of Austria, and Duchess of Parma, Piacenza, and Guastalla. ... Upper Austria (Ober sterreich) is one of the nine federal states or Bundesl nder of Austria. ... // Events April 10 - Austrian army attack troops of Frederick the Great at Mollwitz August 10 - Raja of Travancore defeats Dutch East India Company naval expedition at Battle of Colachel December 19 - Vitus Bering dies in his expedition east of Siberia December 25 - Anders Celsius develops his own thermometer scale Celsius... Inhabitants according to official census figures: 1800 to 2005 Vienna in 1858 Vienna (German: Wien ) is the capital of Austria, and also one of the nine States of Austria. ... Flag of Bohemia Bohemia (Czech: ; German: ) is a historical region in central Europe, occupying the western and middle thirds of the Czech Republic. ... Klemens August of Bavaria (1700-1761) was born in Brussels, a member of the Wittelsbach house. ... The prince-electors or electoral princes of the Holy Roman Empire — German: Kurfürst (singular) Kurfürsten (plural) — were the members of the electoral college of the Holy Roman Empire, having the function of electing the Emperors of Germany. ... For other uses, see Cologne (disambiguation). ... Frankfurt am Main [ˈfraŋkfʊrt] is the largest city in the German state of Hessen and the fifth largest city of Germany. ...


Short after this election most of Charles Albert's territories were overrun by the Austrians and Bavaria was occupied by the troops of Maria Theresa. In October 1744 a new alliance with Frederick II of Prussia forced Austria to leave Bavaria and Charles VII reobtained Munich. He returned only to die three months later. His brother Klemens August then again leaned toward Austria and also his son and successor Maximilian III Joseph made peace with Austria. The Free State of Bavaria  (German: Freistaat Bayern), with an area of 70,553 km² (27,241 square miles) and 12. ... Maria Theresa, Empress of Austria, Queen of Hungary and Bohemia The worlds most famous coin, a silver thaler of Maria Theresa, dated 1780 Maria Theresa (German: ; May 13, 1717–November 29, 1780) was Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary and Bohemia. ... // Events The third French and Indian War, known as King Georges War, breaks out at Port Royal, Nova Scotia The First Saudi State founded by Mohammed Ibn Saud Prague occupied by Prussian armies Ongoing events War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748) Births January 10 - Thomas Mifflin, fifth President... Frederick II of Prussia (German: ; January 24, 1712 – August 17, 1786) of Hohenzollern dynasty, ruled the Kingdom of Prussia from 1740 to 1786. ... Maximilian III Joseph, Elector of Bavaria. ...


Charles Albert is buried in the crypt of the Theatinerkirche in Munich. The Theatiner Church in Munich was built from 1663 to 1690, it was founded by Elector Ferdinand Maria and his wife, Henriette Adelaide of Savoy, as a gesture of thanks for the birth of the long-awaited heir to the Bavarian crown, Prince Max Emanuel, in 1662. ...


Ancestors

Charles's ancestors in three generations
Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor Father:
Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria
Father's father:
Ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria
Father's father's father:
Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria
Father's father's mother:
Maria Anna of Austria
Father's mother:
Henriette Adelaide of Savoy
Father's mother's father:
Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy
Father's mother's mother:
Christine Marie of France
Mother:
Teresa Kunegunda Sobieska
Mother's father:
John III Sobieski
Mother's father's father:
Jakub Sobieski
Mother's father's mother:
Zofia Teofillia Daniłowicz
Mother's mother:
Marie Casimire Louise de la Grange d'Arquien
Mother's mother's father:
Henrik de la Grange d'Arquien
Mother's mother's mother:
Francis de la Châtre

Maximilian II Emanuel (July 11, 1662 - February 26, 1726) was a Wittelsbach ruler of Bavaria and an elector (Kurfürst) of the Holy Roman Empire. ... Ferdinand Maria, Picture from 1658 Ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria (October 31, 1636 - May 26, 1679) was a Wittelsbach ruler of Bavaria and an elector (Kurfürst) of the Holy Roman Empire from 1651 to 1679. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Maria Anna of Austria (13 January 1610-25 September 1665) (also known as Maria Anna von Bayern, Maria Anna von Habsburg, Maria-Anna Kurfrstin). ... Henriette Adelaide of Savoy, (Turin, November 6, 1636 - Munich, June 13, 1676), was the wife of Ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria. ... Victor Amadeus I (May 8, 1587 – October 7, 1637) was the Duke of Savoy from 1630 to 1637. ... Christine Marie of France, Regent of Savoy Christine Marie of France, fr. ... Noble Family Sobieski Coat of Arms Janina Parents Jan III Sobieski Marie Casimire Louise Consorts Maximilian II Emanuel Children with Maximilian II Emanuel Maria Anna Charles VII Filip Maurycy Ferdynand Maria Klemens August Wilhelm Jan Adolf Alojzy Jan Teodor Maximilian Emanuel Date of Birth March 4, 1676 Place of Birth... For other monarchs with similar names, please see John of Poland. ... Noble Family Sobieski Coat of Arms Janina Parents Marek Sobieski Maria Snopkowska Consorts Marianna Wisniowiecka Zofia Teofillia Daniłowicz Children with Zofia Teofillia Daniłowicz Marek Sobieski Jan III Sobieski Katarzyna Sobieska Date of Birth May 5, 1590 Place of Birth Zółkiew Date of Death June... Zofia Teofillia DaniÅ‚owicz - second wife of Jakub Sobieski. ... Coronation On February 2, 1676 in the Wawel Cathedral, Kraków, Poland Parents Henrik de la Grange dArquien Francis de la Charte Consorts Jan Sobiepan Zamoyski Jan III Sobieski Children with Jan III Sobieski Jakub Ludwik Sobieski Teresa Teofila Sobieska Berbelune Sobieska La Mannone Sobieska Teresa Kunegunda Sobieska Aleksander...

Children

He and his wife Marie Amalie, Archduchess of Austria were parents of seven children: Marie Amelie in Hunting Dress Marie Amalie or Maria Amalia, Archduchess of Austria (October 22, 1701 - December 11, 1756) was the daughter of Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor and Wilhelmina Amalia, daughter of Duke Frederick of Brunswick-Lüneburg. ...

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See also

Preceded by
Maximilian II Emanuel
Elector of Bavaria
1726-1745
Succeeded by
Maximilian III Joseph
Preceded by
Charles VI
King of Bohemia
1741-1743
Succeeded by
Maria Theresa
Preceded by
Charles VI
Holy Roman Emperor
Also King of Germany

1742-1745
Succeeded by
Francis I

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Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (316 words)
Emperor Charles VII Albert (Brussels August 6, 1697 – January 20, 1745 in Munich), a member of the Wittelsbach family, was Holy Roman Emperor from January 24, 1742 until his death in 1745.
As son in law of Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor Charles Albert rejected the Pragmatic Sanction of 1713 and claimed the German crown after the death of Charles VI in 1740.
Short after Charles Albert's territories were overrun by the Austrians and during most of his short reign Bavaria was occupied by the troops of Maria Theresa.
CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Emperor Charles V (4837 words)
Charles was the son of Philip, Duke of Burgundy, by Joanna, daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella, and Burgundy was the first heritage to which he at his led, on his fathers death in 1506.
Charles, eager to push the war against the Turks, as well as to restore the unity of Christendom, was ready to partly forego his strict rights both in the Milanese and Burgundy, and to consider the question of the balance of power between his house and that of Valois.
Charles had now to consider whether he would allow liberty of action to the Protestant princes of Germany, to whom, under pressure of war, he had made concessions, especially at the Diet of Spires in 1544.
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