Joseph II was Holy Roman Emperor from 1765 to 1790 and ruler of the Habsburg lands from 1780 to 1790.

Born in 1741 and died in 1790.

The birth of Joseph put to rest the concerns of succession for Maria Theresa, Queen of Hungary, Croatia and Bohemia and Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor.


Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor

FULL NAME: Joseph Benedikt Anton Michael Adam

BORN: March 13th 1741

DIED:  February 20th 1790


His Royal Highness Archduke Joseph Prince Imperial of Austria, Prince Royal of Hungary and Bohemia, Prince of Tuscany. March 13 1741–April 4 1764.

His Majesty The King of the Romans. April 4 1764–August 18 1765

His Imperial Majesty The Holy Roman Emperor. August 18 1765–February 20 1790

King of Germany, Jerusalem, Hungary, Bohemia, Dalmatia, Croatia, Galicia,Slavonia and Lodomeria.

Archduke of Austria.

Duke of Burgundy, Lorraine, Styria, Carinthia, Carniola.

Grand Duke of Tuscany.

Grand Prince of Transylvania.

Duke of Brabant, Limburg, Luxembourg, Gelderland, Württemberg, the Upper and Lower Silesia, Milan, Mantua, Parma, Piacenza, Guastalla, Auschwitz, Zator, Calabria, Bar, Montferrat, Teschen.

Prince of Swabia, Charleville.

Princely Count of Habsburg, Flanders, Tyrol, Hennegau, Kyburg, Gorizia, Gradisca, Margrave of Antwerp, Burgau, the Upper and Lower Lusatia, Pont-à-Mousson, Nomeny and Moravia.

Count of Namur, Provence, Vaudémont, Blâmont, Zutphen, Saarwerden, Salm, Falkenstein.

Lord of the Wendish March and Mechelen.

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