Postcard of Rákóczi Street in Budapest.
The native form of this personal name is II. Rákóczi Ferenc (Hungarian: II. Rákóczi Ferenc, Hungarian; 27 March 1676 – 8 April 1735) was a Hungarian nobleman and leader of the Hungarian uprising against the Habsburgs in 1703-11 as the prince (fejedelem) of the Estates Confederated for Liberty of the Kingdom of Hungary. He was also Prince of Transylvania, an Imperial Prince, and a member of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Today he is considered a national hero in Hungary.