Charles IV, German king and king of Bohemia (as Charles) from 1346 to 1378 and Holy Roman emperor from 1355 to 1378, one of the most learned and diplomatically skillful sovereigns of his time. He gained more through diplomacy than others did by war, and through purchases, marriages, and inheritance
Charles inherited the Austrian hereditary lands in 1519, as Charles I of Austria, and obtained the election as Holy Roman Emperor against the candidacy of the French King. Since the Imperial election, he was known as Emperor Charles V even outside of Germany and the A.E.I.O.U. motto of the House of Austria acquired political significance.
Charles IV (Czech: Karel IV., German: Karl IV., Latin: Carolus IV; 14 May 1316 – 29 November 1378), born Wenceslaus, was the first King of Bohemia to become Holy Roman Emperor. He was a member of the House of Luxembourg from his father's side and the Czech House of Přemyslid from his mother's side; he emphasized the latter due to his ...
Charles IV (1316-1378) reigned as king of Bohemia from 1346 and Holy Roman emperor from 1355. He strengthened monarchical authority and increased intellectual and cultural contact between Bohemia and the West. On May 14, 1316, Charles IV was born in Bohemia, the son of John of Luxemburg, King of ...
Charles IV (Czech: Karel IV., German: Karl IV., Latin: Carolus IV; 14 May 1316 – 29 November 1378), born Wenceslaus, was a King of Bohemia and the first King of Bohemia to also become Holy Roman Emperor. He was a member of the House of Plantagenet from his father's side and the House of Přemyslid from his mother's side, which he emphasised, because it gave him two saints as direct ancestors ...
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Oct 06, 2019 · For my 7th History video i take a look at King Charles the 4th of Bohemia, quite possibly the most famous Holy Roman Emperor. I go through the most important parts of his life and achievements ...
- 12 min
- DTG Productions
Charles IV was king of Bohemia and also the first Bohemian ruler to become Holy Roman Emperor. Born in Prague to King John of Luxembourg and Queen Elizabeth of Bohemia, he belonged to the ‘House of Luxembourg’ from his father’s side and to the ‘House of Premyslid’ from his mother’s.
May 17, 2016 · Celebrate with us the birth of a great ruler - Charles IV (May 14, 1316 – November 29, 1378), King of Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor, who was born 700 years ago and ruled the empire successfully.
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- Warhorse Studios