Leopold II



noun
1.
1747–92, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1790–92 (son of Francis I; brother of Joseph II and Marie Antoinette).
2.
1835–1909, king of Belgium 1865–1909 (son of Leopold I of Belgium).
noun
1.
1747–92, Holy Roman Emperor (1790–92). He formed an alliance with Prussia against France (1792) after the downfall of his brother-in-law Louis XVI
2.
1835–1909, king of the Belgians (1865–1909); son of Leopold I. He financed Stanley’s explorations in Africa, becoming first sovereign of the Congo Free State (1885)

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