Ferdinand II of Habsburg

Ferdinand II of Habsburg

Birth
Graz, Graz Stadt, Styria (Steiermark), Austria
Death 15 Feb 1637 (aged 58)
Vienna, Wien Stadt, Vienna (Wien), Austria
Burial Graz, Graz Stadt, Styria (Steiermark), Austria
Plot body without heart
Memorial ID 38199695 · View Source
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Royalty, Holy Roman Emperor, King of Bohemia and Hungary, Count of Tyrol, Archduke of Styrie. The son of Karl II and Anna Maria of Bavaria was born in Graz. He was elected King of Bohemia in 1617 and King of Hungary in 1618 while his cousin Matthias was still alive. He was ousted of power in Bohemia in September 1619 by the Bohemian nobles who then elected the Elector of the Palatinate Friedrich V as King. After Emperor Matthias' death he was elected as his successor. With his first wife Maria Anna of Bavaria, he had seven children including Ferdinand III, Maria Anna, wife of elector Maximilian I of Bavaria and Cecilia Renata. His second marriage to Eleanor Gonzaga stayed childless.



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  • Created by: Lutetia
  • Added: 10 Jun 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 38199695
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ferdinand II of Habsburg (9 Jul 1578–15 Feb 1637), Find a Grave Memorial no. 38199695, citing Kaiser Mausoleum, Graz, Graz Stadt, Styria (Steiermark), Austria ; Maintained by Lutetia (contributor 46580078) .