Maximilian succeeds as King of Bohemia

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Historical Context Note

Maximilian, son of the Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I, succeeds as King of Bohemia. A few months later, on 20th November, he is elected King of the Romans, effectively Ferdinand's heir and successor to the title of Emperor.
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Editors. "Maximilian succeeds as King of Bohemia". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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