Europe, 1550. Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor once again asked for help of Gustav I of Sweden, and The Kingdom of Poland (1385–1569) also began direct negotiations with Gustavus, but nothing resulted because on September 29, 1560, Gustavus I Vasa died. The chances for success of Magnus and his supporters looked particularly good in 1560 (and 1570). In the former case he had been recognised as their sovereign by The Bishopric of Ösel-Wiek and The Bishopric of Courland, and as their prospective ruler by the authorities of The Bishopric of Dorpat;...
Since I had done my favourite Historical Ladies. Now it is the guys' turn for my favourite historical gentlemen, ready!
1. Emperor Francis Joseph I of Austria
He was a very popular Austrian emperor of his days, and the longest reign like his British counterpart, Queen Victoria. Sadly to say, he had some personal tragic life, from the death of his brother who is the Mexican Emperor Maximilian, the alleged suicide of his only son, Crown Prince Rudolf and the assassination of his beautiful wife, Empress Elisabeth. He died in the midst of the Great War.