Leopold II 1747-1792
Leopold II was Holy Roman emperor
from 1790 until his death in 1792.
Not to be confused with the
Belgian King Leopold II, who reigned as such from 1865 until
Holy Roman Emperor
Joseph II (right) and his brother, the Grand
Duke Leopold of Tuscany (left.)
In 1790, Leopold
would succeed Joseph to the throne as Holy Roman
Emperor Leopold II.
Painting by Pompeo
Leopold was a member of the
His mother was
Here is more on his brother,
In 1791, Leopold signed the
Declaration of Pillnitz.
On February 7, 1792, Leopold II
signed an alliance with Prussia, signed by
William II against France.
Upon Leopold's sudden death on March
Francis followed him to the
And here is more on Leopold's son
Holy Roman Empire and
Governments of Austria.