Tag Archives: Holy Roman Emperor

Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor 1741-1790

Joseph II (Josef Benedikt Anton Michael Adam) was the 43rd Holy Roman Emperor from 18 August 1765 and sole ruler of the Habsburg monarchy from 29 November 1780 until his death. He was the eldest son of Empress Maria Theresa and her husband, Emperor Francis I, and the brother of Marie Antoinette, Leopold II, Maria Carolina of Austria and Maria Amalia, Duchess of Parma. He was thus the first ruler in the Austrian dominions of the union of the Houses of Habsburg and Lorraine, styled Habsburg-Lorraine.

Artist/Engraver Joseph Anton Zimmermann 1774
Size 18 x 12cms
Price £16.00

Ref:3636

Ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria 1636-1679

Ferdinand Maria was a Wittelsbach ruler of Bavaria and a prince-elector of the Holy Roman Empire from 1651 to 1679. The Elector modernized the army and introduced Bavaria’s first government code. Besides encouraging agriculture and industry, he also improved building and restoration works on churches and monasteries since the damage caused during the Thirty Years’ War.

Artist/Engraver Jacob Andreas Friedrich
Size 27 x 16 cms
Price £35.00

Ref:3626

Leopold II Holy Roman Emperor, King of Hungary & Bohemia, Archduke of Austria 1741-1790


Holy Roman Emperor from August 1765 and sole ruler of the Habsburg lands from November 1780 until his death. He was the eldest son of Empress Maria Theresa and her husband, Emperor Francis I, and the brother of Marie Antoinette, Maria Carolina of Austria and Maria Amalia, Duchess of Parma.
Artist Martin Engelbrecht 1684-1756
Engraver: Christian Wilhelm Engelbrecht
Size 29 x 18 cm

Price £28.00

Ref:3540