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Ferdinand is a Germanic given name composed of the words for prepared and journey. It is particularly common in nations that were settled by the Visigoths: Fernando, Hernando and Hernán in Spanish, and Fernando and Fernão in Portuguese. A given name specifies and differentiates between members of a group of individuals, especially a family, all of whose members usually share the same family name. ... The Visigoths, originally Tervingi, or Vesi (the noble ones), one of the two main branches of the Goths (of which the Ostrogothi were the other), were one of the loosely-termed Germanic peoples that disturbed the late Roman Empire. ...


The French forms are Ferrand and Fernandel, and it is Ferdinando in Italian

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Royalty and Nobility

Iberian peninsula

Ferdinand I (of Aragón and Sicily), called The Just (c. ... Events Robert of Geneva, the butcher of Cesena was elected as Pope Clement VII. This led to a schism in the Catholic church with one pope in Rome (Pope Gregory XI and the antipope (Clement VII) in Avignon. ... Events May 30 - The Catholic Church burns Jerome of Prague as a heretic. ... Events End of the reign of Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan. ... Ferdinand II the Catholic (Spanish: , Catalan: Ferran dAragó el Catòlic) (March 10, 1452 – June 23, 1516) was king of Aragon, Castile, Sicily, Naples, Valencia, Sardinia and Navarre and Count of Barcelona. ... Events May 29 - Fall of Constantinople to Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II the Conqueror, marking the end of the Byzantine Empire (Eastern Roman Empire). ... // Events March - With the death of Ferdinand II of Aragon, his grandson Charles of Ghent becomes King of Spain as Carlos I. July - Selim I of the Ottoman Empire declares war on the Mameluks and invades Syria. ... Fernando I (pron. ... Events Miracle of the Host Births October 31 - King Fernando I of Portugal (died 1383) Agnès of Valois, daughter of John II of France (died 1349) Eleanor Maltravers, English noblewoman (died 1405) Deaths April 14 - Richard Aungerville, English writer and bishop (born 1287) September 16 - John IV, Duke of... Events End of the reign of Emperor Chokei of Japan Emperor Go-Kameyama ascends to the throne of Japan Births Pope Eugenius IV Deaths March 1 - Amadeus VI of Savoy, Count of Savoy (b. ... Events Battle of Najera, Peter I of Castile restored as King. ... Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (October 29, 1819 - December 15, 1885) was consort king of Portugal following his marriage to Queen Maria II in 1836. ... 1816 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... | Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1837 - 1901) 1837 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Ferdinand I of Castile, El Magno or the Great, (d. ... // Events World Population 300 million. ... Events December 28 - Westminster Abbey is consecrated. ... // Events Construction of the church of Saint Sophia Cathedral is started in Kyiv. ... Ferdinand II, king of León (d. ... Events Saladin unsuccessfully besieges the Hospitaller fortress of Krak des Chevaliers in modern Syria. ... Events Births September 8 - King Richard I of England (died 1199) Leopold V of Austria (died 1194) Hojo Masako, wife of Minamoto no Yoritomo (died 1225) Deaths August 21 - King Alfonso VII of Castile (born 1105) Agnes of Babenberg, daughter of Leopold III of Austria Sweyn III of Denmark Yury... Ferdinand III, the Saint, (1198/1199 - May 30, 1252) was a king of Castile (1217 - 1252) and Leon (1230 - 1252). ... Events End of the reign of Emperor Go-Toba of Japan Emperor Tsuchimikado ascends to the throne of Japan January 8 - Pope Innocent III ascends Papal Throne Frederick II, infant son of German King Henry VI, crowned King of Sicily Births August 24 - Alexander II of Scotland (d. ... Events John Lackland, becomes King of England Births Isobel of Huntingdon (d. ... For broader historical context, see 1250s and 13th century. ... Events April 9 - Peter of Courtenay crowned emperor of the Latin Empire of Constantinople at Rome, by Pope Honorius III May 20 - First Barons War, royalist victory at Lincoln. ... Events Kingdom of Leon unites with the Kingdom of Castile. ... Ferdinand IV, El Emplazado or the Summoned, (December 6, 1285 - September 7, 1312) was a king of Castile (1295 - 1312). ... For broader historical context, see 1280s and 13th century. ... Events June 15 : Battle near Rozgoni Battle near Thebes Siege of Rostock begins Births November 13 - King Edward III of England Deaths June 19 - Piers Gaveston, favourite of Edward II of England September 7 - King Ferdinand IV of Castile Categories: 1312 ... Events Mongol leader Ghazan Khan is converted to Islam, ending a line of Tantric Buddhist leaders. ... Ferdinand VI, (September 23, 1713 - August 10, 1759), king of Spain from 1746 until his death, second son of Philip V, founder of the Spanish Bourbon dynasty (as opposed to the French Bourbons), by his first marriage with Maria Louisa of Savoy, was born at Madrid on September 23 1713. ... // Events Treaty of Aargau signed between Catholic and Protestants. ... 1759 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... // Events Catharine de Ricci (born 1522) canonized. ... Ferdinand VII (October 14, 1784 - September 29, 1833) was King of Spain from 1813 to 1833. ... 1784 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1833 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1808 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Cardinale Infante Ferdinand of Austria as Hunter Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand (1609/16101 in Escorial near Madrid, Spain - 9 November 1641 in Brussels) (also known as Fernando and as Ferdinand von Österreich), Governor of the Habsburg Netherlands, Cardinal, Infante, Archbishop of Toledo (1619-41), and commander during the Thirty Years War... Events March 8 - Johannes Kepler discovers the third law of planetary motion (he soon rejects the idea after some initial calculations were made but on May 15 confirms the discovery). ... Events The Long Parliament passes a series of legislation designed to contain Charles Is absolutist tendencies. ...

Austrian and German states

Emperor Ferdinand Ferdinand I Karl Leopold Joseph Franz Marchlin Emperor of Austria King of Hungary and Bohemia (April 19, 1793 – June 29, 1875) succeeded his father (Franz II Holy Roman Emperor/Franz I of Austria) as Emperor and King in 1835 and was forced to abdicate in 1848. ... 1793 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1875 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... | Come and take it, slogan of the Texas Revolution 1835 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Archduke Ferdinand of Austria (born June 14, 1529 in Linz; died January 24, 1595) was Regent of Tyrol. ... The Tyrol is a historical region in Western Central Europe, which includes the Austrian state of Tyrol (consisting of North Tyrol and East Tyrol) and the Italian regions known as the South Tyrol and Trentino. ... Further Austria (in German: Vorderösterreich or die Vorlande) was the collective name for the old possessions of the Habsburgs in south-western Germany (Swabia), the Alsace, and in Vorarlberg after the focus of the Habsburgs had moved to Austria. ... Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany, or, more fully, His Imperial and Royal Highness Ferdinando III Giuseppe Giovanni Baptista Grand Duke of Tuscany, Archduke of Austria, Prince of Hungary and Bohemia, (May 6, 1769 – June 18, 1824; born and died in Florence, Italy), was the son of Emperor Leopold II... Modena (Mòdna in Modenese dialect) is a city and a province on the south side of the Po valley, in Emilia-Romagna, Italy. ... Franz Ferdinand links to here. ... Sarajevo (Cyrillic: Сарајево) is the capital and largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, located at 43°52N and 18°25E. According to a 1991 census, its population was 529,672; currently estimated at around 400,000. ... 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick (October 9, 1735 - November 10, 1806), German general, was born at Wolfenbüttel. ... // Events Pope Innocent XIII becomes pope Johann Sebastian Bach composes the Brandenburg Concertos April 4 - Robert Walpole becomes the first prime minister of Britain September 10 - Treaty of Nystad is signed, bringing an end to the Great Northern War November 2 - Peter I is proclaimed Emperor of All the Russias... 1792 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Ferdinand I Habsburg Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor (March 10, 1503 – July 25, 1564) was one of the Habsburg emperors that at various periods during his life ruled over Austria, Germany, Bohemia and Hungary. ... 1503 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Events March 27 — Naples bans kissing in public under the penalty of death June 22 — Fort Caroline, the first French attempt at colonizing the New World September 10 — The Battle of Kawanakajima Ottoman Turks invade Malta Modern pencil becomes common in England Conquistadors crossed the Pacific Spanish founded a colony... Events January 16 - Abdication of Emperor Charles V. His son, Philip II becomes King of Spain, while his brother Ferdinand becomes Holy Roman Emperor January 23 - The Shaanxi earthquake, the deadliest earthquake in history, occurs with its epicenter in Shaanxi province, China. ... Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor (July 9, 1578 – February 15, 1637), of the house of Habsburg, ruled 1620-1637. ... Events January 31 - Battle of Gemblours - Spanish forces under Don John of Austria and Alexander Farnese defeat the Dutch. ... Events February 3 - Tulipmania collapses in Netherlands by government order February 15 - Ferdinand III becomes Holy Roman Emperor December 17 - Shimabara Rebellion erupts in Japan Pierre de Fermat makes a marginal claim to have proof of what would become known as Fermats last theorem. ... Events May 13 - Dutch statesman Johan van Oldenbarnevelt is executed in The Hague after having been accused of treason. ... Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor (July 13, 1608 – April 2, 1657), ruled February 15, 1637 – 1657. ... Events March 18 - Sissinios formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia May 14 - Protestant Union founded in Auhausen. ... Events January 8 - Miles Sindercombe, would-be-assassin of Oliver Cromwell, and his group are captured in London February - Admiral Robert Blake defeats the Spanish West Indian Fleet in a battle over the seizure of Jamaica. ... Events February 3 - Tulipmania collapses in Netherlands by government order February 15 - Ferdinand III becomes Holy Roman Emperor December 17 - Shimabara Rebellion erupts in Japan Pierre de Fermat makes a marginal claim to have proof of what would become known as Fermats last theorem. ...

Italian states

Ferdinand I (1423 - January 25, 1494), also called Don Ferrante, was the King of Naples from 1458 to 1494. ... Events August 17 - Battle of Verneuil - An English force under John, Duke of Bedford defeats a larger French army under the Duke of Alençon, John Stuart, and Earl Archibald of Douglas. ... 1494 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Events January 24 - Matthias I Corvinus becomes king of Hungary Foundation of Magdalen College, University of Oxford George of Podebrady becomes king of Bohemia Pope Pius II becomes pope Turks sack the Acropolis Births February 15 - Ivan the Young, Ruler of Tver (d. ... Ferdinand II (26 August 1469 - September 7, 1496), sometimes known as Ferrantino, was King of Naples from 1495 to 1496. ... Events July 26 - Battle of Edgecote Moor October 17 - Prince Ferdinand of Aragon wed princess Isabella of Castile. ... 1496 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1495 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... King Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies (January 12, 1751 - January 4, 1825). ... Events Adam Smith is appointed professor of logic at the University of Glasgow March 25 - For the last time, New Years Day is legally on March 25 in England and Wales. ... 1825 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1759 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Ferdinand of Parma de Bourbon (January 20, 1751 - October 9, 1802) was duke of Parma from 1765 to 1802. ... Events Adam Smith is appointed professor of logic at the University of Glasgow March 25 - For the last time, New Years Day is legally on March 25 in England and Wales. ... --69. ... 1765 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies (January 12, 1810 - May 22, 1856) was born in Palermo. ... 1810 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1859 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix commemorates the July Revolution 1830 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany, or, more fully, His Imperial and Royal Highness Ferdinando III Giuseppe Giovanni Baptista Grand Duke of Tuscany, Archduke of Austria, Prince of Hungary and Bohemia, (May 6, 1769 – June 18, 1824; born and died in Florence, Italy), was the son of Emperor Leopold II... 1769 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1824 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1790 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Ferdinand IV von Österreich, (titled Ferdinando IV, Granduca di Toscana) (10 June 1835 - 17 January 1908) was the son of Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany. ... | Come and take it, slogan of the Texas Revolution 1835 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1859 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ...

Balkan Peninsula

Ferdinand I of Bulgaria Ferdinand I, Tsar of Bulgaria (February 26, 1861 - September 10, 1948), born Prince Ferdinand Maximilan Karl Leopold Maria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, was the Prince Regnant and later King of Bulgaria as well as an author, botanist and philatelist. ... 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... Kniaz’ or knyaz is a word found in some Slavic languages. ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar). ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Ferdinand of Romania Ferdinand or Ferdinand I (August 24, 1865-July 20, 1927) was the king of Romania from October 10, 1914 until his death Born in Sigmaringen in southwestern Germany, Prince Ferdinand of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen became heir to the throne of his childless uncle, King Carol I of Romania... 1865 (MDCCCLXV) is a common year starting on Sunday. ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday. ...

Commoners

Fernando Alonso Díaz (born on July 29, 1981 in Oviedo, Spain) is a Formula One racing driver, currently living in Oxford. ... Les Ferdinand MBE (born December 18, 1966 in London) was an English footballer. ... Rio Gavin Ferdinand (born on November 7, 1978 in Peckham, South London) is a Manchester United and an England international football player. ... Anton Ferdinand (born February 18, 1985 in Peckham, London) is an English Football (soccer) player, playing for West Ham United. ... Ferdinand Coly (born September 10, 1973 in Dakar) is a Senegalese footballer, who currently plays for Parma in Italy. ...

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Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (664 words)
Ferdinand was born in Madrid, the son of Philip von Habsburg (1478–1506) and his wife Juana of Castile (1479–1555).
Ferdinand was the younger brother of Charles, who became the Emperor, and Ferdinand was given control of the Habsburg Hereditary Lands (roughly modern-day Austria and Slovenia).
In 1551 Ferdinand invited the Jesuits to Vienna and in 1556 to Prague.
MSN Encarta - Ferdinand V (510 words)
Ferdinand V, called The Catholic (1452-1516), king of Castile (1474-1504); as Ferdinand II he was also king of Sicily (1468-1516) and of Aragón (1479-1516); as Ferdinand III, king of Naples (1504-1516).
The union of the Spanish kingdoms of Aragón and Castile was effected in 1469 by Ferdinand's marriage to his cousin Isabella I, queen of Castile.
Ferdinand had hoped by this alliance to obtain the Castilian crown for himself, but his high-spirited and politically astute wife firmly retained sovereign authority in her own realm.
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