Maximilian

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Maximilian I

noun
1459–1519, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1493–1519.

Maximilian II

noun
1527–76, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1564–76.
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Maximilian (ˌmæksɪˈmɪlɪən)
 
n
full name Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph. 1832--67, archduke of Austria and emperor of Mexico (1864--67). After the French had partially conquered Mexico, he was offered the throne but was defeated and shot by the Mexicans under Juárez

Maximilian I
 
n
1459--1519, king of Germany (1486--1519) and Holy Roman Emperor (1493--1519)

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Maximilian
masc. proper name, from L. Maximus and Aemilianus, both proper names. According to Camden, Holy Roman Emperor Frederick III (1415-93) coined the name and gave it to his son in hopes the boy would grow up to have the virtues of Fabius Maximus and Scipio Aemilianus.
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