How to use Joseph ii in a sentence
Catherine had conceived an ambitious plan of solving radically the Eastern Question by partitioning Turkey as she and her allies had partitioned Poland, and she had persuaded the emperor Joseph II.
First we have the attempt at the autocratic centralization of the whole monarchy under Bach; the personal influence of the emperor is seen in the conclusion of the Concordat with Rome, by which in 1855 the work of Joseph II.
This enlightened policy was not continued by the successors of Joseph II.
He also published Lives of Maria Theresa and Joseph II.
Her methods were those of her cautious younger son, Leopold II., and not of her eldest son and immediate successor, Joseph II.Advertisement
If compared with the first general census of the country, decreed by Joseph II.
At least 30,000 Protestants preferred exile, and it was not till the edict of tolerance of 1781 granted by Joseph II.
The year 1789 was one of disaster for Marie Antoinette; on the 10th of March her brother Joseph II.
The Reformation and the religious wars spread havoc among the Benedictines in many parts of northern Europe; and as a consequence, in part of the rule of Joseph II.
These three deeds or enactments constituted the early constitution of the South Netherlands, which, with one important modification in the time of Charles V., remained intact till the Brabant revolution in the reign of Joseph II.Advertisement
Among the principal buildings are the churches of St Jakob, St Ignatius, St John and St Paul, the town-hall, and the barracks formed from a monastery suppressed under the emperor Joseph II.
In February 1769 Frederick sent Count Rochus Friedrich Lynar (1708-1783) to St Petersburg to sound the empress as to the expediency of a partition, in August Joseph II.
Educated at the Accademia dei Nobili ecclesiastici at Rome, he was ordained priest in 1783, and in 1790 attracted favourable attention by a tactful sermon commemorative of the emperor Joseph II.
He endeavoured to avert the decision forced upon him, but, as Portugal joined the Bourbon league, and Maria Theresa with her son the emperor Joseph II.
It was formerly an important fortress, erected in 1780 by the emperor Joseph II.Advertisement
The title of duke of Raudnitz was conferred on the head of the family of Lobkowitz by the emperor Joseph II.
Naples refused him tribute; Joseph II.
In 1787 war was again declared against Russia, joined in the following year by Austria, Joseph II.
These efforts to coerce the Dutch, though marred by partial failure, were, however, calculated to win for Joseph II.
The death of Charles of Lorraine preceded only by a few months that of Maria Theresa, whose son Joseph II.Advertisement
The death of Maria Theresa in 1780 left Joseph II.
They were also supported by the teaching profession, which desired emancipation from ecclesiastical control, and hoped that German schools and German railways were to complete the work which Joseph II.
There never was any general law laying down clear and universal rules, but since the time of Joseph II.
Goethe has also recorded his memories of another picturesque event, the coronation of the emperor Joseph II.
Declining to be classed either as Christians or Jews, they were excluded from the edict of toleration promulgated by the emperor Joseph II.Advertisement
At Kaniev he conducted the negotiations with the Polish king, Stanislaus II., and at Novuiya Kaidaniya he was in the empress's carriage when she received Joseph II.
His Summa universae theologiae secundum Unitarios (1787), Socinian with Arminian modifications, was accepted by Joseph II.
After the first few months the emperor gave him only a very lukewarm support; and with his retirement in 1865 the attempt to carry out the ideals of Joseph II.
His first act was to release French policy from the Austrian alliance of 1756; in this he was aided both by public opinion and by the confidence of the kingthe latter managing to set aside the desires of the queen, whom the ambition of Maria Theresa and Joseph II.
Vainly did Joseph II.
The foundation of the Ostend East India Company (see Ostend Company), however, by the emperor Joseph II.