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Charles V, also known as Charles I of Spain, was Holy Roman Emperor, and also Duke of Burgundy, ruler of the Netherlands, King of Germany, King of Italy, King of Spain, Archduke of Austria. He was one of the most powerful men of his era.

Full Name Charles of Spain, Holy Roman Emperor
Who Holy Roman Emperor
Birth Date February 24, 1500
Death Date September 21, 1558
Country Spain
Born Ghent, Belgium
Died Cuacos de Yuste, Spain
Cause of Death severe gout
Education n/a
Father Philip I of Castile
Mother Joanna I of Castile
Spouse Isabella of Portugal

Eleanor of Austria

Isabella of Austria

Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor

Mary of Hungary

Catherine of Austria, Queen of Portugal


Philip II of Spain

Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress

Joanna of Austria, Princess of Portugal

John of Austria (illegitimate)

Margaret of Parma (illegitimate)

How Added - He was #84 on the "100 Most Significant Figures in History" list by Time magazine.

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