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Ferdinand I

[fur-dn-and; German fer-di-nahnt]
noun
1.
Spanish Fernando I. ("Ferdinand the Great") died 1065, king of Castile 1033–65, king of Navarre and Leon 1037–65; emperor of Spain 1056–65.
2.
1503–64, king of Bohemia and Hungary 1526–64; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1558–64 (brother of Emperor Charles V).
3.
(Maximilian Karl Leopold Maria) 1861–1948, king of Bulgaria 1908–18.
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Ferdinand I (ˈfɜːdɪˌnænd)
 
n
1.  known as 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
2.  1503--64, king of Hungary and Bohemia (1526--64); Holy Roman Emperor (1558--64), bringing years of religious warfare to an end
3.  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)
4.  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
5.  1861--1948, ruling prince of Bulgaria (1887--1908) and tsar from 1908 until his abdication in 1918
6.  1865--1927, king of Romania (1914--27); sided with the Allies in World War I

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