Definition of Maximilian II in English:

Maximilian II

Syllabification: Max·i·mil·ian II
1811–64, king of Bavaria 1848–64. He became king upon the abdication of his father, Ludwig I. He was a patron of the arts and education, but his liberal objectives went largely unrealized due to an adversarial political climate and his frequent bouts of ill health.

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Word of the day internecine
Pronunciation: ˌɪntəˈniːsʌɪn
adjective
destructive to both sides in a conflict