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).

Exact synonyms: Francis Joseph I, Franz Josef I, Franz Joseph
Generic synonyms: Emperor

Lexicographical Neighbors of Francis Joseph

Francis Albert Sinatra
Francis Aston
Francis Bacon
Francis Beaumont
Francis Crick
Francis Drake
Francis Edgar Stanley
Francis Everett Townsend
Francis Ferdinand
Francis Ford Coppola
Francis Galton
Francis Henry Compton Crick
Francis Hopkinson
Francis II
Francis Joseph (current term)
Francis Joseph I
Francis Peyton Rous
Francis Poulenc
Francis Richard Stockton
Francis Scott Key
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald
Francis Turner Palgrave
Franciscan order
Francisco Fernandez Cordoba
Francisco Fernandez de Cordova
Francisco Franco

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 ..."

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