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Maximilian

[mak-suh-mil-yuh n] /ˌmæk səˈmɪl yən/
noun
1.
1832–67, archduke of Austria: emperor of Mexico 1864–67.
2.
a male given name.

Maximilian I

noun
1.
1459–1519, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1493–1519.

Maximilian II

noun
1.
1527–76, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1564–76.
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British Dictionary definitions for Maximilian

Maximilian

/ˌmæksɪˈmɪlɪən/
noun
1.
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

noun
1.
1459–1519, king of Germany (1486–1519) and Holy Roman Emperor (1493–1519)
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Word Origin and History for Maximilian

masc. proper name, from Latin Maximus and Aemilianus, both proper names. According to Camden, Holy Roman Emperor Frederick III (1415-1493) 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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