Profession: Austro-Hungarian Emperor
- 1854-04-24 Austria's Franz Joseph I marries Elisabeth A E "Sissi"
- 1848-12-02 Franz Joseph I becomes Emperor of Austria and King of Hungary, Croatia and Bohemia
- 1859-06-24 Battle of Solferino, Northern Italy: a French Army under Napoleon III and a Sardinian Army under Victor Emmanuel II overcomes the Austrian Army under Emperor Franz Joseph I
- 1897-10-08 Emperor Franz Joseph I names Gustav Mahler Director of the Vienna Court Opera
- 1901-02-04 Emperor of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Franz Joseph I, gives a speech condemning the demands of national groups and calls for economic and social reform
- 1916-11-05 Emperors Wilhelm II (Germany) and Franz Joseph I (Austria-Hungary) establish the kingdom of Poland