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1. Spanish, Fernando I. (“Ferdinand the Great”) died 1065, king of Castile 1033–65, king of Navarre and Leon 1037–65; emperor of Spain 1056–65.
2. 1503–64, king of Bohemia and Hungary 1526–64; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1558–64 (brother of Emperor Charles V).
3. (Maximilian Karl Leopold Maria) 1861–1948, king of Bulgaria 1908–18.
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