Maximilian I

(Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor)

1459–1519
Civilization: European — Austria
   Field of Renown:  monarch — Emperor
Era:  Renaissance

Romantic and chivalrous Emperor. Added Burgundian Lowlands to the Hapsburg Realm.

Other Resources


Story Links
Book Links
Maximilian and the Goose Boy  in  Fifty Famous Stories Retold  by  James Baldwin
Reformation  in  Germany: Peeps at History  by  John Finnemore
Maximilian I  in  The History of Germany  by  Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
Rise of Switzerland  in  The Story of Europe  by  Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall


Image Links

Crack the whip!'
Crack the whip!'
 in Fifty Famous Stories Retold

Maximilian would often take part in tournaments.
 in The History of Germany

Once, when attacked by a she-bear, he choked her with his bare hands
 in The History of Germany

Maximilian receiving a Venetian Delegation
 in Historical Tales: German