The Holy Roman Emperor, originally and officially the Emperor of the Romans (Latin: Imperator Romanorum, German: Kaiser der Römer) during the Middle Ages, and also known as the Roman-German Emperor since the early modern period (Latin: Imperator Germanorum, German: Römisch-deutscher Kaiser, lit.
- 6 August 1806
- Charlemagne (AD 800 formation), Otto the Great (AD 962 formation)
- 25 December 800
- Francis II
Jan 31, 2023 · Holy Roman emperor, ruler and head of state of the Holy Roman Empire. In 800 Charlemagne became the first such leader when Pope Leo III proclaimed him “emperor of the Romans.” The last Holy Roman emperor was Francis II, who dissolved the Holy Roman Empire in 1806 during the Napoleonic Wars.
Jan 31, 2023 · The Holy Roman Empire ruled over much of western and central Europe from the 9th century to the 19th century. It envisioned itself as a dominion for Christendom continuing in the tradition of the ancient Roman Empire and was characterized by strong papal authority.
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The Holy Roman Empire was a political entity in Western, Central, and Southern Europe that developed during the Early Middle Ages and continued until its dissolution in 1806 during the Napoleonic Wars. From the accession of Otto I in 962 until the twelfth century, the Empire was the most powerful monarchy in Europe.
- German, Medieval Latin (administrative/liturgical/ceremonial), Various
- Confederal feudal elective monarchy, mixed monarchy (since Imperial Reform)
- Multiple: thaler, guilder, groschen, Reichsthaler
- Imperial Diet
Jun 9, 2021 · The Holy Roman Empire officially lasted from 962 to 1806. It was one of Europe ’s largest medieval and early modern states, but its power base was unstable and continually shifting. The Holy Roman Empire was not a unitary state, but a confederation of small and medium-sized political entities.
The Holy Roman Emperor(German: Römisch-deutscher Kaiser, Latin: Romanorum Imperator) was the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire. The position evolved into an elected monarchy, but the emperor elect (imperator electus) was until the 15th century required to be crowned by the Pope before assuming the imperial title.