Ferdinand I the Benign 1793-1875
In German: Ferdinand Der
I in the robes of the Order of the Golden Fleece
Leopold Kupelwieser, 1847
Ferdinand became Emperor of Austria in 1835, succeeding his
Ferdinand abdicated in December
1848 and his nephew
Francis Joseph became
Ferdinand suffered from epilepsy.
Ferdinand's father was
Francis II. His mother
was Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily.
Ferdinand married Maria Anna of
Savoy, which made King Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia his
Ferdinand and Maria Anna had no
Governments of Austria
Klemens von Metternich.