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Encyclopedia > Ferdinand II of Germany

Preceded by:
Charles II
Archduke of Inner Austria
Succeeded by:
Ferdinand III
Preceded by:
Holy Roman Emperor
Succeeded by:
Ferdinand III
King of Hungary
King of Bohemia

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Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1078 words)
Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor (July 9, 1578 – February 15, 1637), of the house of Habsburg, reigned 1620-1637.
Born in Graz to Charles II of Austria (1540-1590) and Maria Anna of Bavaria (1551-1608), Ferdinand was provided with a strict Jesuit education culminating in his years at the University of Ingolstadt.
In 1600, Ferdinand married Maria Anna of Bavaria (1574-1616), daughter of William V, Duke of Bavaria.
CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Germany (20891 words)
In this the pope agreed that in Germany the election of bishops should take place according to canonical procedure in the presence of the king or his representative, and that the bishop-elect should then be invested by the king with the sceptre as a symbol of the regalia.
The great conflict between Philip II Augustus of France and John of England was reflected in the contest between the Guelphs and the Hohenstaufens in Germany.
Like his father, Frederick II made Italy the centre of his policy; but at the same time he intended to keep the control of Germany in his own hands, as the imperial power was connected with this country and he must draw the soldiers needed for his Italian projects from Germany.
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