Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor

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Charles IV de Luxembourg, Kaiser des Heiligen Römischen Reich

Czech: Karel IV., císař římský, German: Karl IV., römisch-deutscher Kaiser, Polish: Karol IV Luksemburski, cesarz rzymski
Also Known As: "Karel IV", "Wenceslaus", "Karl IV. von Luxemburg", "Kaiser des HRR"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Praha, Prague, Königreich Böhmen, Kingdom of Bohemia
Death: November 29, 1378 (62)
Praha, Prague, Königreich Böhmen, Kingdom of Bohemia (He had gout. He fell as he walked down the stairs. He broke the neck of his femur.)
Place of Burial: Praha, Böhmen, Deutschland(HRR)
Immediate Family:

Son of Jean de Luxembourg, King of Bohemia and Eliška - Elisabeth Přemyslovna, Česká královna
Husband of Blanche Marguerite de Valois; Anne, Queen of Germany, Bohemia and of the Romans; Anna Svídnická and Elisabeth of Pomerania, Holy Roman Empress
Father of NN of Luxembourg; Margaret of Bohemia, Queen of Hungary; Catherine, Duchess of Austria, Electress of Brandenburg; Václav of Luxembourg; Elisabeth of Bohemia, Duchess of Austria and 7 others
Brother of Markéta Lucemburská of Bohemia; Bonne de Luxembourg, reine consort de France; Otakar "Otto" Bohemia, Prince of Bohemia; Eliška Lucemburská; Anna de Luxembourg and 1 other
Half brother of Mikuláš Lucemburský; Colette de Luxembourg and Wenceslas I, duc de Luxembourg et de Brabant

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About Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor

Predecessor: John of Bohemia Successor: Wenceslaus IV

King of the Romans (King in Germany): Reign 11 July 1346 – 29 November 1378 Coronation 26. November 1346, Bonn

Predecessor: Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor Successor: Wenceslaus I

  • Holy Roman Emperor, King of Italy: Reign 6 January/5 April 1355 – 29 November 1378 Coronation 6 January 1355, Milan (Italian royal), 5 April 1355, Rome (imperial)

Predecessor: Louis IV Successor: Sigismund I

  • King of Burgundy: Reign 4 June 1365–29 November 1378 Coronation 4 June 1365, Besançon

Successor: Sigismund I

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Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor's Timeline

1316
May 14, 1316
Praha, Prague, Königreich Böhmen, Kingdom of Bohemia
1334
1334
Prague, Czechia
1335
May 25, 1335
Prague, Czechia
1342
August 19, 1342
Prague, Bohemia, Austria
1350
January 17, 1350
Praha, Czech Republic
1358
March 19, 1358
Prague, Czechia
1361
February 26, 1361
Nürnberg, Bayern, Deutschland (HRR)