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Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor

German king born in Wiener Neustadt (1459) and died in Austria (1519), aged 60

1480

Cardinal della Rovere is sent as legate to the Netherlands and France to settle the quarrel concerning the Burgundian inheritance between Louis XI and Maximilian of Austria, to obtain the help of France against the Turks, and to effect the liberation of Cardinal Balue whom Louis had held in strict custody since 1469 on account of treasonable acts.

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Giuliano della Rovere, as cardinal (left), with uncle and patron Francesco della Rovere, Pope Sixtus IV (right)
Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (1519)
"Louis XI visiting the Cardinal La Balue", by Jean-Leon Gerome

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Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (1459-1519), aged 21: king
Pope Julius II (1443-1513), aged 37: pope; cardinal
Cardinal Jean Balue (1421-1491), aged 59: cardinal
King Louis XI (1423-1483), aged 57: king

1491

November 7

on Saturday

11 years, 10 months, 13 days later

Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor and King Vladislaus II of Bohemia and Hungary sign the Peace of Pressburg, giving formal end to the Austrian–Hungarian War.

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The moon was in the first quarter that night.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1491

1491

December 6

on Sunday

29 days later

King Charles VIII of France marries Anne of Brittany, forcing her to break her marriage with Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, thus incorporating Brittany into the kingdom of France.

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The moon was waxing crescent that night.
Sunrise in Brittany was at 5:48 AM and sunset was at 5:55 PM.
Sunrise in France was at 5:48 AM and sunset was at 5:55 PM.

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King Charles VIII (1470-1498), aged 21: king
Anne of Brittany (1477-1514), aged 14: queen
Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (1459-1519), aged 32: king

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1491

1495

January 22

on Tuesday

3 years, 1 month, 18 days later

22nd January. An ambassador came to us from the emperor, who was going on to Rome to the King of France.

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The moon was waning crescent that night.
Sunrise in Rome was at 6:09 AM and sunset was at 6:16 PM.

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Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (1459-1519), aged 36: king
King Charles VIII (1470-1498), aged 25: king

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Luca Landucci; "A Florentine Diary"; p. 81

1495

April 2

on Tuesday

2 months, 10 days later

2nd April. It was said that a league had been made between the Venetians, the Duke of Milan, the Emperor, the Pope, the King of Spain, and the Genoese; and we should be given till the end of April to decide whether we would join it.

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The moon was in the first quarter that night.

1499

July 22

on Saturday

4 years, 3 months, 22 days later

Battle of Dornach: The Swiss decisively defeat the army of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor.

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The moon was a full moon that night.
Sunrise in Switzerland was at 6:01 AM and sunset was at 6:08 PM.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1499

1499

September 22

on Friday

2 months, 2 days later

Treaty of Basel: Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor is forced to grant the Swiss de facto independence.

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The moon was waning gibbous that night.
Sunrise in Switzerland was at 5:49 AM and sunset was at 5:55 PM.

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Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (1459-1519), aged 40: king

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1499

1504

April 23

on Saturday

4 years, 7 months, 4 days later

Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, routes troops to Bavaria.

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The moon was in the first quarter that night.
Sunrise in Bavaria was at 5:54 AM and sunset was at 6:01 PM.

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Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (1459-1519), aged 45: king

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1504

1508

February

3 years, 9 months, 14 days later

Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor attacks the Republic of Venice.

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Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (1459-1519), aged 49: king

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1508

1508

June 6

on Saturday

4 months, 6 days later

Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor is defeated in Friulia by Venetian forces; he is forced to sign a 3-year truce and cede several territories to the Republic.

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The moon was in the first quarter that night.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1508

1508

December 10

on Thursday

6 months, 7 days later

The League of Cambrai is formed as an alliance against the Republic of Venice between Pope Julius II, Louis XII of France, Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor and Ferdinand II of Aragon.

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The moon was waning gibbous that night.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1508

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