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  2. Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor - Wikipedia,_Holy_Roman...

    Childhood. Born in the castle in Graz on 9 July 1578, Ferdinand was the son of Charles II, Archduke of Austria, and Maria of Bavaria. Charles II, who was the youngest son of Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor, had inherited the Inner Austrian provinces—Styria, Carinthia, Carniola, Gorizia, Fiume, Trieste and parts of Istria and Friuli—from his father in 1564.

  3. Holy Roman Empire - Wikipedia

    During the final phase of the reign of Emperor Frederick III (ruled 1452–1493), Imperial Reform began. The reform would largely be materialized during Maximilian I's rule (from 1486 as King of the Romans, from 1493 as sole ruler, and from 1508 as Holy Roman Emperor, until his death in 1519). The Empire transformed into the Holy Roman Empire ...

  4. Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor - Wikipedia,_Holy_Roman_Emperor

    Francis II (German: Franz II.; 12 February 1768 – 2 March 1835) was the last Holy Roman Emperor (from 1792 to 1806) and the founder and Emperor of the Austrian Empire, from 1804 to 1835. He assumed the title of Emperor of Austria in response to the coronation of Napoleon as Emperor of the French.

  5. Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor - Wikipedia,_Holy_Roman_Emperor

    Henry V (German: Heinrich V.; probably 11 August 1081 or 1086 – 23 May 1125, in Utrecht) was King of Germany (from 1099 to 1125) and Holy Roman Emperor (from 1111 to 1125), as the fourth and last ruler of the Salian dynasty.

  6. Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse - Wikipedia

    Frederick Charles Louis Constantine, Prince and Landgrave of Hesse (German: Friedrich Karl Ludwig Konstantin Prinz und Landgraf von Hessen-Kassel; Finnish: Fredrik Kaarle; 1 May 1868 – 28 May 1940), was the brother-in-law of the German Emperor Wilhelm II. He was elected King of Finland on 9 October 1918, but renounced the throne on 14 ...

  7. Monarchy of Germany - Wikipedia

    Emperor William I (1797–1888) Kaiser Wilhelm I: Empress Augusta (1811–1890) Kaiserin Auguste: 18 January 1871: 9 March 1888 House of Hohenzollern: 2 Emperor Frederick III (1831–1888) Kaiser Friedrich III: Empress Victoria (1840–1901) Kaiserin Viktoria: 9 March 1888 15 June 1888 House of Hohenzollern: 3 Emperor William II (1859–1941 ...

  8. Sixth Crusade - Wikipedia

    Frederick II, the Holy Roman Emperor, was excommunicated on 29 September 1227. The pope did not know, or care, about Frederick's illness, just that he had not lived up to his agreement. His letter to the emperor of 10 October 1227 laying out conditions for his rehabilitation referred less to the crusade than to infractions in Sicily.

  9. Frederick I, Elector of Saxony - Wikipedia,_Elector_of_Saxony

    Biography. He was the eldest son of Frederick III, Landgrave of Thuringia, and Catherine of Henneberg.After the death of his uncle William I, Margrave of Meissen in 1407, he was made governor of the Margraviate of Meissen together with his brother William II as well as with his cousin Frederick IV (son of Balthasar), until their possessions were divided in 1410 and 1415.

  10. Albert I of Germany - Wikipedia

    Albert I of Habsburg (German: Albrecht I.) (July 1255 – 1 May 1308) was a Duke of Austria and Styria from 1282 and King of Germany from 1298 until his assassination. He was the eldest son of King Rudolf I of Germany and his first wife Gertrude of Hohenberg.

  11. List of German monarchs - Wikipedia

    Son of Frederick III; King of Germany under his father, 1486–1493; assumed the title "Elected Emperor" in 1508 with the pope's approval Charles V (Karl V.) 28 June 1519 28 June 1519 3 August 1556 Grandson of Maximilian I; died 21 September 1558. Last Emperor to receive the imperial coronation from the Pope. Ferdinand I (Ferdinand I.) 5 ...