Definition of Franz joseph
1. Noun. Emperor of Austria and king of Hungary; was defeated by Napoleon III at the battle of Magenta (1830-1916).
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Literary usage of Franz joseph
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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... a fountain group in bronze executed for Queen Olga in Stuttgart, and a bronze statue of Emperor franz joseph in Waidhofen. ..."
2. A Complete History of Music, for Schools, Clubs, and Private Readings by Winton James Baltzell (1905)
"franz joseph HAYDN. The Three Great Sonata Writers.—In the year of CPE Bach's death, 1788, three men had already entered the arena as champions of that ..."
3. History of the German Struggle for Liberty by Poultney Bigelow (1903)
"In 1849 Russia came to the assistance of the discomfited army of franz joseph and invaded Hungary with 200000 men. That was too much—even for Kossuth. ..."
4. Nature by Norman Lockyer, Nature Publishing Group (1875)
"I consider it also highly probable that that great arctic pioneer and navigator William Baffin may have seen the western shores of Franz-Joseph Land as long ..."