Franz V. (Modena)
He was the son Franz' IV., followed the same 1846 and knew themselves after the death of Marie Luise of Parma (1847) from their inheritance the area from Tivizzano to to provide. Educated by Jesuiten, he led the government completely in the the-poetic spirit of his father and relied on the close connection with Austria, as he let also 1847 Austrian troops come to Modena. He was driven out nevertheless by the revolution in the spring 1848 and went to Austria, of where he however after the defeat of the Piemontesen to 10. August 1848 again into its capital returned. At first moderate arising, returned it nevertheless soon, particularly to on it made an assassination attempt, the old the potentiometer mash and ordered against everyone of free striving suspecting the hardest punishments.
As allied Austria had it after the battle with Magenta (May 1859) again its country to leave and withdrew myself with its troops first after Brescella and from there to Mantua . Although in the contract by Villafranca and in the inhabitant of Zurich peace the re-instatement of the duke was determined, then nevertheless III. became with permission Napoleon. on the decided desire of the population incorporates Modena the Kingdom of Piemont Sardinien. Franz lived since then alternating in Vienna and on its goods in Böhmen and died to 20. November 1875 in Vienna. It was since 30. March 1842 in childless marriage with the princess Adelgunde grinds, the daughter of the king Ludwig I. by Bavaria. Thus the branch Modena Este of the Austrian emperor house expired.
Franz V. was a descendant of the Stuarts. It was therefore regarded of the Jakobiten after the death of his nut/mother Maria Beatrix von Savoyen owner of the British throne and called of the kingdom united of them as Francis I., king of Great Britain, Ireland and France. It however never stressed this title publicly. Its position as an inheritance of the house Stuart turned into to his niece Maria Theresia (Mary III.) .
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|NAME||Franz V. (Modena)|
|ALTERNATIVE NAME||Franz V. Ferdinand Geminian|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||duke of Modena|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1. June 1819|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Modena|
|DYING DATE||20. November 1875|