Rudolf

Rudolf

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

[roo-dolf; German roo-dawlf]
noun
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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Rudolf1 (ˈruːdɒlf)
 
n
Lake Rudolf the former name (until 1979) of (Lake) Turkana

Rudolf or Rudolph2 (ˈruːdɒlf)
 
n
1858--89, archduke of Austria, son of emperor Franz Joseph: he and his mistress committed suicide at the royal hunting lodge in Mayerling
 
Rudolph or Rudolph2
 
n

Rudolf I or Rudolph I (ˈruːdɒlf)
 
n
1218--91, king of Germany (1273--91): founder of the Hapsburg dynasty based on the duchies of Styria and Austria
 
Rudolph I or Rudolph I
 
n

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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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