Austrian Emperor Franz Josef ( Franz Joseph, Francis Joseph ) vintage postcard, undivided back, facsimile writing and signature at front side. The postcard is from appr. 1981.
Franz Joseph I (in Hungarian I. Ferenc József, in English Francis Joseph I) (August 18, 1830 – November 21, 1916) of the Habsburg Dynasty was Emperor of Austria, Apostolic King of Hungary and King of Bohemia from 1848 until 1916. His 68-year reign, the third-longest in the recorded history of Europe (after that of Louis XIV of France and Johannes II, Prince of Liechtenstein), made him the longest-serving German-speaking monarch who is known to have at least nominally ruled.
Austrian Emperor Francis Joseph: Vintage Postcard, ca. 1918