Today in History - August 28th. 1619 - Election of Ferdinand II as Holy Roman Emperor

On August 28th. 1619, Ferdinand II was elected Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.

 

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Ferdinand was born on July 9th. 1578 in Graz (Austria) as son of Charles II,
Archduke of Austria and Maria Anna of Bavaria.

 

Charles II - Source: Wikipedia

 

Maria Anna of Bavaria -  Source: Wikipedia