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Leopold I (Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire)

male / Austrian
Qualifications
art collector, monarch, patron
Nationality/school
Austrian
Born
Vienna 1640-06-09
Deceased
Vienna 1705-05-05
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2nd son of Emperor Ferdinand III and his first wife Maria Anna of Spain. Married 1) in 1666 to Margaret Theresa of Spain (died 1673), 2) in 1673 to archduchess Claudia Felicitas of Austria (died 1676) and 3) to Eleonore Magdalene of Neuburg; father of Archduchess Maria Antonia, Electress of Bavaria, Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor, Archduchess Maria Elisabeth, Governor of the Netherlands, Archduke Leopold Joseph, Maria Anna, Queen of Portugal, Archduchess Maria Theresa, Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, Archduchess Maria Josepha and Archduchess Maria Magdalena
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  • Wenen 1640 - 1705
    Leopold received the traditional program of education in the Liberal arts, history, literature, natural science and astronomy. He was particularly interested in music, as his father emperor Ferdinand III had been. From an early age Leopold showed an inclination toward learning. He became fluent in Latin, Italian, German, French, and Spanish. In addition to German, Italian would be the most favored language at his court.
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Creation date: 2017-09-29; Last modified date: 2021-09-17

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