Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor and Grand Duke of Tuscany (Biographical details)
Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor and Grand Duke of Tuscany (ruler; royal/imperial; Austrian; Male; 1747 - 1792)
Also known as
Leopold II; Peter Leopold; Tuscany
Third son of emperor Francis I and Maria Theresa of Austria; succeeded his father as Leopold I, Grand Duke of Tuscany when his eldest brother became emperor as Joseph II in 1765; he was also King of Hungary and Bohemia and became Holy Roman Emperor in 1790 when Joseph II died. Married Infanta Maria Louisa (q.v.) in 1764.