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Dukes of Lorraine: Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor, Stanis Aw Leszczy Ski, Ren of Anjou, Leopold, Duke of Lorraine, List of Rulers of Lorra

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Published September 5th 2011
ISBN : 9781156444351
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28 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 27. Chapters: Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor, Stanis aw Leszczy ski, Ren of Anjou, Leopold, Duke of Lorraine, List of rulers of Lorraine, Charles V, Duke of Lorraine, Francis II, Duke of Lorraine, Ren II, Duke of Lorraine, Henry II, Duke of Lorraine, Charles IV, Duke of Lorraine, Antoine, Duke of Lorraine, Nicholas Francis, Duke of Lorraine, Reginar, Duke of Lorraine, Charles II, Duke of Lorraine, Charles III, Duke of Lorraine, Isabella, Duchess of Lorraine, Nicole, Duchess of Lorraine, Frederick II, Duke of Lorraine, John I, Duke of Lorraine, Frederick III, Duke of Lorraine, Matthias II, Duke of Lorraine, John II, Duke of Lorraine, Rudolph, Duke of Lorraine, Frederick IV, Duke of Lorraine, Yolande, Duchess of Lorraine, Theobald II, Duke of Lorraine, Francis I, Duke of Lorraine, Frederick I, Duke of Lorraine, Theobald I, Duke of Lorraine, Nicholas I, Duke of Lorraine, Dukes of Lorraine family tree. Excerpt: Francis I (Francis Stephen- 8 December 1708 - 18 August 1765) was Holy Roman Emperor and Grand Duke of Tuscany, though his wife effectively executed the real power of those positions. With his wife, Maria Theresa, he was the founder of the Habsburg-Lorraine dynasty. From 1728 until 1737 he was Duke of Lorraine, but lost this title when Lorraine was seized by France in the War of the Polish Succession- he was compensated with Tuscany in the peace treaty that ended that war. Francis was born in Nancy, Lorraine (now in France), the oldest surviving son of Leopold Joseph, duke of Lorraine, and his wife lisabeth Charlotte dOrl ans, daughter of Philippe, duc dOrl ans. He was connected with the Habsburgs through his grandmother Eleonor, daughter of Emperor Ferdinand III, and wife of Charles Leopold of Lorraine, his grandfather. He was very close to his brother and sister Anne Charlotte. Emperor Charles VI favored the family, who, ...