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  • Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor (1503 - 1564)
    Archduke of Austria1521 King of Bohemia and Hungary 1526. King of Croatia, Dalmatia, Slavonia, and formally king of Serbia, Galicia (in Eastern Europe) and Lodomeria, etc. Holy Roman Emperor 1558...
  • Kaiser Ludwig von Wittelsbach, IV, des Heiligen Römischen Reiches (1282 - 1347)
    Ludwig der Bayer Louis the Bavarian Links: The Peerage Geneall King of the Romans Reign 1314–1347 Coronation 25 November 1314 (Aachen) until 1330 with Frederick "the Handsome" King of Ita...
  • Henry ll "Saint Henry”, Holy Roman Emperor (973 - 1024)
    Heinrich Der Heilige Henry The Saint Links: The Peerage do not specify any children Geneall Ohne Nachkommen Wikipedia do not specify any children King of Germany: Reign 7. June 1002 – 13....
  • Friedrich I Barbarossa, Holy Roman Emperor (c.1122 - 1190)
    The Peerage Geneall Rootsweb Find a grave Holy Roman Emperor: Reign 1155-1190 Coronation 18 June 1155, Rome
  • Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1050 - 1106)
    Henry IV (German: Heinrich IV; 11 November 1050 – 7 August 1106) was King of Germany from 1056 and Holy Roman Emperor from 1084 until his forced abdication in 1105. He was the third emperor of the Sali...

For naming conventions, see Medieval Kingdoms of Western Europe.

The Holy Roman Empire was a realm that existed for about a millennium in Central Europe, ruled by a Holy Roman Emperor. Its character changed during the Middle Ages and the Early Modern period, when the power of the emperor gradually weakened in favour of the princes. In its last centuries, its character became quite close to a union of territories. Note that even though the name states it as a "Roman" empire, the Holy Roman Empire was populated primarily by Germans.

List of Holy Roman Emperors

Emperors before Otto the Great

Carolingian dynasty

Guideschi dynasty

Carolingian dynasty

Bosonid dynasty

Unruoching dynasty

Holy Roman Emperors (Kaiser des Heiligen Römischen Reiches)

Ottonian (Saxon) dynasty

Salian (Frankish) dynasty

Supplinburger dynasty

Staufen (or Hohenstaufen) dynasty

Welf dynasty

Staufen (or Hohenstaufen) dynasty

House of Luxembourg

House of Wittelsbach

House of Luxembourg

House of Habsburg

House of Wittelsbach

House of Habsburg-Lorraine