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Franz I, Emperor of Austria (1804–1835 (previously known as Franz II Roman Emperor 1792–1806), Florence 12.2.1768 – Vienna

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Franz I grants a general audience
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Emperor Franz I (1768 - 1835)
Franz I., Emperor of Austria and Hungary (1804 - 1835) was at the same time, as Franz II. the last emperor of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation. On August 6,1806, with his declaration of resignation, he laid down the German imperial crown and thus reacted to Napoleon's striving for hegemony in Central Europe.