Archduke Joseph Francis Of Austria
Joseph Franz Leopold Anton Ignatius Maria, Archduke of Austria, Prince of Hungary (March 28, 1895, Brünn, Bohemia, Austrian Empire (now Brno, in the Czech Republic). – September 25, 1957, Carcavelos, Portugal) He was the eldest son of Archduke Joseph August of Austria and Princess Auguste Maria of Bavaria. As his father was the last Palatine of Hungary and was briefly considered a possible King of Hungary in 1919–1920, Josef Franz was a potential crown prince of Hungary.
He was born during the reign of his maternal great-grandfather Franz Joseph I of Austria.
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“All the terrors of the French Republic, which held Austria in awe, were unable to command her diplomacy. But Napoleon sent to Vienna M. de Narbonne, one of the old noblesse, with the morals, manners, and name of that interest, saying, that it was indispensable to send to the old aristocracy of Europe men of the same connection, which, in fact, constitutes a sort of free- masonry. M. de Narbonne, in less than a fortnight, penetrated all the secrets of the imperial cabinet.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)