Editors. "Death of Emperor Matthias". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Holy Roman Emperor Matthias dies. Archduke Ferdinand of Styria, who has just acceded to the throne of Bohemia, is elected his imperial successor in August.