Meaning of Ferdinand I

Fer•di•nand I

Pronunciation: (fûr'dn-and" Ger. fer'di-nänt"), [key]
  1. Spanish,(“Ferdinand the Great”) died 1065, king of Castile 1033–65, king of Navarre and Leon 1037–65; emperor of Spain 1056–65.
  2. 1503–64, king of Bohemia and Hungary 1526–64; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1558–64 (brother of Emperor Charles V).
  3. (Maximilian Karl Leopold Maria) 1861–1948, king of Bulgaria 1908–18.
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