Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor

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Charles V
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Charles V bi Titian, 1548. Alte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany
Holy Roman Emperor;
Keeng o Germany;
Keeng o Italy
Reign 28 Juin 1519 – 27 August 1556[1]
Coronation 26 October 1520, Aachen (German ryal)
22 Februar 1530, Bologna (Italian ryal)
24 Februar 1530, Bologna (imperial)
Predecessor Maximilian I
Successor Ferdinand I
Keeng o Spain
wi Joanna tae 1555
Reign 23 Januar 1516 – 16 Januar 1556
Predecessor Joanna
Successor Philip II
Lord o the Netherlands an Coont Palatine o Burgundy
Reign 25 September 1506 – 25 October 1555[2]
Predecessor Philip I o Castile
Successor Philip II o Spain
Spouse Isabella o Portugal
Issue
Philip II, Keeng o Spain
Maria, Holy Roman Empress
Joanna, Princess o Portugal
John o Austrick (illegitimate)
Margaret, Duchess o Florence an Parma (illegitimate)
Hoose Hoose o Habsburg
Father Philip I o Castile
Mother Joanna o Castile
Born 24 Februar 1500
Ghent, Flanders
Died 21 September 1558 (aged 58)
Yuste, Spain
Burial El Escorial, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
Signature
Religion Roman Catholicism

Charles V (German: Karl V.; Spainyie: Carlos I; Croatie: Karlo V; Dutch: Karel V; Italian: Carlo V; Czech: Karel V.; French: Charles Quint; 24 Februar 1500 – 21 September 1558) wis ruler o the Holy Roman Empire frae 1519 an, as Charles I, o the Spainyie Empire frae 1516 till his voluntary retirement an abdication in favor o his younger brither Ferdinand I as Holy Roman Emperor an his son Philip II as Keeng o Spain in 1556.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Date of Charles's abdication; on 24 February 1558, the college of electors assembled at Frankfort accepted the instrument of Charles V's imperial resignation and declared the election of Ferdinand as emperor [1] [2]
  2. Abdication of Brussels. Books.google.es. Retrieved 2012-06-08.