Definition of Francis Joseph
1. Noun. Emperor of Austria and king of Hungary; was defeated by Napoleon III at the battle of Magenta (1830-1916).
Lexicographical Neighbors of Francis Joseph
Literary usage of Francis Joseph
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1920)
"Francis Joseph died at 86, two and a half years afterward, having had the ... A likable man was Francis Joseph—very likable personally—in spite of the gross ..."
2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... sketches were finished as oil paintings which were bought by Emperor Francis Joseph I, Cardinal Simor-Grau, the papal nuncio Viale Prela, and others. ..."
3. Europe Since 1815 by Charles Downer Hazen (1910)
"Francis Joseph, however, found it in the end impossible to break the ... During the revolution, Francis Joseph had granted a constitution to the whole ..."
4. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1909)
"The Emperor Francis Joseph visited the provinces in person in January, 1857, accompanied by his handsome wife; and he sent them Maximilian, the best-natured ..."