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Charles V

Charles VHoly Roman Emperor

Who was he?Charles V,the Holy Roman Emperor,was Duke of Burgundy and ruler of the Netherlands from 1506,ruler of the Spanish Empiere from 1516 and Holy Roman Emperor from 1519,until he voluntarily stepped down from these and other positions by a series of abdications between 1554 and 1556.

Where was he born?Charles was born as the eldest son of Philip the Handsome and Jonna the Mad in the Flemish city of Ghent in 1500.

where did he live?Charles V lived his infance in Ghent (the actually Belgium) and when he will be crown in Spain, he will stay there.

What did he do in live?In theory,Charles V was the most powerful monarch in Europe. A fervent Roman Catholic, he hoped to unite all Europe in a Christian empire, but the French and the English prove resistant to the idea.


He was important

Why was He Important?The Holy Roman emperor Chrles V (1500-1558) inherited the thrones of the Netherlands, Spain, and the Hapsburg possesions but failed in his attempt to bring all of Europe under his imperial rule.

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On 10 March 1526,Charles married his first cousin Isabella of Portugal,sister of John III of Portugal,In Seville.They had six children.Charles V died 21 September 1558 (age 58)

what important events happend during His live?He was the holy roman emperor from 28 June 1519 to 27 August 1556; The Archduke of Astria from 12 January 1519 to 28 April 1521; King of Spain from 23 January 1516 to 16 January 1556



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