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"Ferdinand the Great"
king of Castile 1033–65, king of Navarre and Leon 1037–65; emperor of Spain 1056–65.
king of Bohemia and Hungary 1526–64; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1558–64 (brother of Emperor Charles V).
Maximilian Karl Leopold Maria
king of Bulgaria 1908–18.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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Ferdinand the Great.
?1016–65, king of Castile (1035–65) and León (1037–65): achieved control of the Moorish kings of Saragossa, Seville, and Toledo
1503–64, king of Hungary and Bohemia (1526–64); Holy Roman Emperor (1558–64), bringing years of religious warfare to an end
1751–1825, king of the Two Sicilies (1816–25); king of Naples (1759–1806; 1815–25), as Ferdinand IV, being dispossessed by Napoleon (1806–15)
1793–1875, king of Hungary (1830–48) and emperor of Austria (1835–48); abdicated after the Revolution of 1848 in favour of his nephew, Franz Josef I
1861–1948, ruling prince of Bulgaria (1887–1908) and tsar from 1908 until his abdication in 1918
1865–1927, king of Romania (1914–27); sided with the Allies in World War I
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