Saturday, August 18, 2012

August 18, 2012


1572   Marriage in Paris of Huguenot King Henri IV of Navarre to Princess Marguerite de Valois of France, in a supposed attempt to reconcile Protestants and Catholics.


1606   Infanta Maria Ana/Anna of Spain, Archduchess of Austria, Empress consort of the Holy Roman Empire, German Queen consort of Hungary + Bohemia (d.1646)

1611   Marie Louise Gonzaga, Queen consort of Poland + Grand Duchess consort of Lithuania (as Ludwika Maria) (d.1667)

1692   Louis Henri de Bourbon, Duke of Bourbon, Prince of Conde (grandson of King Louis XIV of France) (d.1740)

1819   Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia, Duchess of Leuchtenberg (d.1876)

1830   Emperor Franz Joseph I "Franzl" of Austria, Apostolic King of Hungary, King of Bohemia, Croatia, Galicia + Lodomeria, Grand Duke of Krakow (d.1916)


440   Pope Saint Sixtus III

1258   Emperor Theodore II Doukas Laskaris of Nicaea

1276   Pope Adrian V

1503   Pope Alexander VI

1559   Pope Paul IV

1620   Emperor Wanli (Zhu Yijun) of Ming China

1765   Emperor Franz/Francis I of the Holy Roman Empire, King of the Romans, King in Germany, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Archduke of Austria, Duke of Calabria, Count of Provence, etc.

1781   Prince Franz-Joseph I of Liechtenstein

2010   Prince Carlos Hugo (Charles Hugues) of Bourbon-Parma, Duke of Parma + Piacenza

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