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Maximilian

MaximilianAKA Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph

Born: 6-Jul-1832
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 19-Jun-1867
Location of death: Mexico
Cause of death: Execution
Remains: Buried, Kapuzinergruft, Vienna, Austria

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Royalty

Nationality: Mexico
Executive summary: Emperor of Mexico, 1864-67

Misled into believing that the Mexican people actually wanted a European transplant to rule over them as their king, Maximilian arrived from Italy in 1864 and promptly established himself as the ruler of Mexico. This lasted for three years, until the Mexicans overthrew the monarchy and executed Maximilian by means of firing squad.

Father: Franz Karl Josef
Mother: Sophie Fredericka
Brother: Franz Josef of Austria
Wife: Princess Charlotte ("Empress Carlota", m. 27-Jul-1857, d. 19-Jan-1927)
Son: Agustín de Iturbide y Green (adopted)
Son: Salvador de Iturbide y de Marzán (adopted)

    Shot: Firing Squad 19-Jun-1867
    Austrian Ancestry



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