Holy Roman Empire

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August 19, 2022

The Holy Roman Empire (Latin: Sacrum Imperium Romanum, German: Heiliges Römisches Reich) was a former superpower. It was an empire consisting of multi-ethnic territories in Central Europe. Formed in the Early Middle Ages and collapsed in 1806, the Kingdom of Germany was the largest of the 962 provinces in the empire, followed by the Kingdom of Bohemia. Kingdom of Burgundy Kingdom of Italy On December 25, 800, Pope Leo III performed the coronation of Charlemagne. king of the franks Become Roman Emperor, ruling all territories in Western Europe. Charlemagne's descendants inherited the throne until 899, after which the throne of Frank was vested in the Italian rulers until 924. The throne was vacant for 38 years. years until when King Otto of Germany was able to conquer Italy He followed in Charlemagne's footsteps. His coronation by the Pope on February 2, 962, marked the beginning of an empire that would exist eight centuries from now as it had existed for more than eight hundred. year Thus, the empire's territories changed over time in history. The Empire's territories were of various positions, from the Kingdom, Grand Duchy, Duchy, County, Free Cities, etc., which currently cover most of Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, the Czech Republic. a Slovenia, partly in Italy part in france some in poland when entering the modern era Holy Roman Empire