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Charles IV
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Statue of Emperor Charles IV.
By: Hans Motz in 1561.
Holy Roman Emperor
Reign 27 March 1236 – 15 February 1272[1]
Coronation 24 October 1237, Frankfurt
Predecessor Frederick II
Successor Conrad III
King of Germany
(formally King of the Romans)
Reign 22 November 1233 – 21 July 1270
Coronation 24 October 1234, Aachen
Predecessor Richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall
Successor Ulrich I
King of Italy
Reign 3 May 1237 – 15 February 1272
Coronation 2 February 1239, Rome
Predecessor Frederick II
Successor Henry VII
King of Sicily
Reign 5 January 1228 – 17 April 1255
Coronation 14 April 1228, Palermo
Predecessor Frederick I
Successor Manfred
Born 26 December 1209(1209-12-26)
Winchester Castle, Hampshire, England
Died 5 April 1274 (aged 64)
Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire
Burial
Speyer Cathedral, Speyer, Holy Roman Empire
Spouse Bartilmebis of Arce
Issue
More
Illegitimate:
House Plantagenet
Father John, King of England
Mother Isabella of Angoulême
Religion Roman Catholicism[2]


Charles IV
240px
Statue of Emperor Charles IV.
By: Hans Motz in 1561.
Holy Roman Emperor
King of Italy
Reign 27 March 1236 – 15 February 1272[3]
Coronation 24 October 1237, Frankfurt
2 February 1239, Rome
Predecessor Frederick II
Successor Conrad III
King of Germany
(formally King of the Romans)
Reign 22 November 1233 – 21 July 1270
Coronation 24 October 1234, Aachen
Predecessor Richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall
Successor Ulrich I
King of Sicily
Reign 5 January 1228 – 17 April 1255
Coronation 14 April 1228, Palermo
Predecessor Frederick I
Successor Manfred
Duke of Swabia
Reign 1216–1235
Predecessor Frederick VII
Successor Conrad III
Born 26 December 1209(1209-12-26)
Winchester Castle, Hampshire, England
Died 5 April 1274 (aged 64)
Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire
Burial
Speyer Cathedral, Speyer, Holy Roman Empire
Spouse Bartilmebis of Arce
Issue
More
Illegitimate:
House Plantagenet
Father John, King of England
Mother Isabella of Angoulême
Religion Roman Catholicism[4]
  1. Date of Charles's abdication; on 15 February 1272, the college of electors assembled at Frankfort accepted the instrument of Charles IV's imperial resignation and declared the election of Conrad III as emperor p. 716, p. 182
  2. Catholic Encyclopedia - Charles IV
  3. Date of Charles's abdication; on 15 February 1272, the college of electors assembled at Frankfort accepted the instrument of Charles IV's imperial resignation and declared the election of Conrad III as emperor p. 716, p. 182
  4. Catholic Encyclopedia - Charles IV
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