Frederick Barbarossa (December 1122 – 10 June 1190), also known as Frederick I (German: Friedrich I, Italian: Federico I ), was the Holy Roman Emperor from 1155 until his death 35 years later. He was elected King of Germany in Frankfurt on 4 March 1152 and crowned in Aachen on 9 March 1152.
Frederick I, (born c. 1123—died June 10, 1190), duke of Swabia (as Frederick III, 1147–90) and German king and Holy Roman emperor (1152–90), who challenged papal authority and sought to establish German predominance in western Europe.
Fast Facts: Frederick I (Barbarossa) Known For: Holy Roman Emperor and Warrior King Also Known As: Frederick Hohenstaufen, Frederick Barbarossa, Emperor Frederick I of the Holy Roman Empire Born: Exact date unknown; circa 1123, birthplace thought to be Swabia
Frederick I, German Friedrich known as Frederick Barbarossa (“Redbeard”), (born c. 1123—died June 10, 1190, Kingdom of Armenia), Duke of Swabia (1147–90), German king (1152–90), and Holy Roman Emperor (1155–90). He signed the Treaty of Constance (1153), which promised him the imperial crown in return for his allegiance to the papacy.
Frederick I. Frederick I - German King, Emperor, Barbarossa: Frederick Barbarossa had attempted to continue the imperial policy of the rulers of the Saxon and Salian lines. His state was still founded upon the noble, the high noble, and above all the newly founded rank of the imperial servants.
FREDERICK I (PRUSSIA) (1657 – 1713; ruled 1688 – 1713), as Frederick III elector of Brandenburg and duke of Prussia; from 1701, as Frederick I, king in Prussia. Frederick I was one of the great Hohenzollern rulers who contributed to the rise of the Prussian state.
Frederick I (Frederick Barbarossa) The reign of Conrad’s successor and nephew, the duke of Swabia, Frederick I (1152–90), brought a major reassertion of imperial rule in Italy. Frederick saw himself not as the heir to a compromise but as a restorer of the Romano-Carolingian heritage of the German monarchy.