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Rudolf

[roo-dolf] /ˈru dɒlf/
noun
1.
Max, 1902–1994, U.S. orchestra conductor, born in Germany.
2.
Lake, former name of Turkana (def 3).
3.
a male given name, form of Rolf.

Rudolf I

[roo-dolf; German roo-dawlf] /ˈru dɒlf; German ˈru dɔlf/
noun
1.
1218–91, king of Germany and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1273–91: founder of the Hapsburg dynasty.
Also, Rudolph I.
Also called Rudolph I of Hapsburg.
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British Dictionary definitions for Rudolf

Rudolf1

/ˈruːdɒlf/
noun
1.
Lake Rudolf, the former name (until 1979) of (Lake) Turkana

Rudolf2

/ˈruːdɒlf/
noun
1.
1858–89, archduke of Austria, son of emperor Franz Joseph: he and his mistress committed suicide at the royal hunting lodge in Mayerling

Rudolf I

/ˈruːdɒlf/
noun
1.
1218–91, king of Germany (1273–91): founder of the Hapsburg dynasty based on the duchies of Styria and Austria
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Encyclopedia Article for Rudolf

duke of Burgundy (921-936) and later king of the West Franks, or France (923-936), who, after a stormy career typical of the general political instability that characterized the age, succeeded in consolidating his authority shortly before he died.

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