• Frederick Martin
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Maximilian I., Emperor of Mexico, born July 6, 1832, the son of Archduke Francis Charles of Austria, and of Princess Sophia of Bavaria; entered the Austrian navy, 1846; appointed admiral and commander-in-chief of the Imperial Marine, 1859; elected Emperor of Mexico by the ‘Aseinblea de Notables,’ July 10, 1863; accepted the crown, offered by a Mexican deputation, April 10, 1864; landed at Vera Cruz, May 29, 1864; arrived at the city of Mexico, and assumed the reins of government, June 12, 1864. Married, July 27, 1857, to


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