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  2. Frederick II: Law Giver, a/k/a Wonder of the World

    Government By David Lenefsky | November 21, 2023 at 10:00 AM Frederick’s remarkable mother, Constance, Holy Roman Empress and Queen of Sicily, was the subject of a previous Law Journal essay....

  3. Frederick the Great - Wikipedia

    Frederick II ( German: Friedrich II.; 24 January 1712 – 17 August 1786) was King in Prussia from 1740 until 1772, and King of Prussia from 1772 until his death in 1786.

  4. Frederick II, the Roman Emperor | Life, Controversy & Struggle

    Frederick II was crowned Holy Roman Emperor on November 22, 1220, at age fourteen, ruling until his death on December 13, 1250. His reign was marked by a long and complex conflict with the...

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  5. Holy Roman Empire | Definition, History, Maps, & Significance

    The empire came to an end in 1806, when Francis II abdicated his title as Holy Roman emperor in the face of Napoleon’s rise to power. Holy Roman Empire , the varying complex of lands in western and central Europe ruled by the Holy Roman emperor , a title held first by Frankish and then by German kings for 10 centuries.

  6. Frederick Barbarossa - Wikipedia

    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.

  7. House of Habsburg - Wikipedia

    Francis I, Emperor of Austria 1804–1835: formerly Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor (→Family Tree) Ferdinand I, Emperor of Austria 1835–1848 ; Francis Joseph, Emperor of Austria 1848–1916. Charles I, Emperor of Austria 1916–1918. He died in exile in 1922. His wife was of the House of Bourbon-Parma. Kings of Hungary (Habsburg-Lorraine)

  8. Investiture Controversy - Wikipedia

    The church would crusade against the Holy Roman Empire under Frederick II. As historian Norman Cantor put it, the controversy "shattered the early-medieval equilibrium and ended the interpenetration of ecclesia and mundus ".

  9. Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II - Definition, Meaning ... Roman Emperor...

    noun the Holy Roman Emperor who led the Sixth Crusade and crowned himself king of Jerusalem (1194-1250) synonyms: Frederick II see more Cite this entry Style: MLA "Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II." Dictionary,, Roman Emperor Frederick II. Accessed 26 Oct. 2023. Copy citation

  10. Hohenzollern dynasty | History, Religion, Countries, & Facts

    In 1701 the elector Frederick III of Brandenburg secured from the Holy Roman emperor Leopold I the title “king in Prussia.” The change to “king of Prussia” was not formally recognized until 1772, when Frederick the Great obtained it.

  11. The Hohenstaufen Holy Roman emperor Frederick II shifted the centre of imperial politics to southern Italy and Sicily, and the cultural brilliance of his court at Palermo was renowned throughout western Europe. The city declined under succeeding Hohenstaufen rulers.

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