Francis II


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Related to Francis II: Mary Queen of Scots, Charles IX
  • noun

Synonyms for Francis II

the last Holy Roman Emperor (1768-1835)

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France is ruled by a 15-year-old king named Francis II, who is married to the 17-year-old Mary, Queen of the Scots.
Donald Engen, former director, National Air & Space Museum; Alfred Kahn, former CAB chairman; John Robson, former CAB chairman; Norman Mineta, Secretary of Transportation; Robert Francis II, former vice chairman, National Transportation Safety Board; John Kern, former VP Regulatory Compliance and Chief Safety Officer, Northwest Airlines; Delford Smith, founder and chairman, Evergreen International Aviation; Jurgen Weber, chairman & CEO, Deutsche Lufthansa AG; Robert Crandall, former chairman & CEO, American Airlines; Herb Kellerher, former chairman & CEO, Southwest Airlines; Jeffrey Shane, Under Secretary of Transportation Policy, U.
Why knowledge management is vitally important is revealed through the French Revolution, the Holy Roman Emperor Francis II, and the Ulm Campaign of 1805.
One, painted around 1558, is a colourful miniature showing her as a 16-year-old future bride of Francis II of France.
Predecessor: James V of Scotland Successor: James VI Regent: James Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Arran and Mary of Guise Queen Consort of France: July 10 1559 - December 5 1560 Spouse: Francis II of France (1558-1560); Henry Stuart Lord Darnley (1565-1567); James Hepburn 4th Earl of Bothwell (1567-1578).
It is a vessel that would have served the Argonauts very well, and, as a matter of fact, it was called the "Argonautica" and was built for a mock naval battle staged in Florence on the River Arno in 1608 as part of the wedding celebrations of the future Francis II.
From her return to Scotland in 1561, following the death of her husband Francis II, Mary Stuart's actions repeatedly raised concerns among her contemporaries about the ability of a woman to rule.
One of the interesting assessments in this section is that, contrary to most accounts, King Francis II was really quite vigorous in his defense of the sovereign claims of the French crown during his short reign.