or Ru·dolph I
[roo-dolf; German roo-dawlf]
- 1218–91, king of Germany and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1273–91: founder of the Hapsburg dynasty.
Also called Rudolph I of Hapsburg.
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Here Muehl appears alongside Hermann Nitsch, Gunter Brus, and Rudolf Schwarzkogler, his fellow founders of Aktionism in 1964.The Life and Art of Radical Provocateur—and Commune Leader—Otto Muehl
September 22, 2014
A few days later, Rudolf Höss was handed to the Polish authorities to face his own trial.
Two days later, a U.S. Army psychiatrist, Major Leon Goldensohn, came to visit Rudolf Höss.
Among the defendants examined was Rudolf Höss, the Kommandant of Auschwitz.
On 15 April 1946, Rudolf Höss provided his testimony at Nuremberg.
Why didn't old Rudolf the Third marry your—great-grandmother, was it?
It was five o'clock, and at twelve I should be no more than Rudolf Rassendyll.
I wonder when in the world you're going to do anything, Rudolf?
To-morrow Rudolf will arrive, and how nice it will then be for Flora!
Rudolf expressed his regret in a few courtly words, and then retired.
- Lake Rudolf the former name (until 1979) of (Lake) Turkana
- 1858–89, archduke of Austria, son of emperor Franz Joseph: he and his mistress committed suicide at the royal hunting lodge in Mayerling
- 1218–91, king of Germany (1273–91): founder of the Hapsburg dynasty based on the duchies of Styria and Austria