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Charles V: The World Emperor

by Harald Kleinschmidt

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In his biography of Charles V Harald Kleidschmidt paints a vivid portrait of one of the most intriguing of the great European monarchs.
#1439 March 2010 (1) 01 Dutch Revolt and Republic (1) 08 Biographies (1) 16th century (2) Austrian History (2) B49(R) (1) Bartolomé de las Casas OP c1484-1566 bishop of Chiapas (1) biographies-not-presidents (1) biography (5) Catherine (Catalina) of Aragon 1485/1509-33/1536 queen consort of England (1) Charles V Habsburg ('Charles of Ghent') HRE & king of Germany king of Italy 1500/1519-56/1558 [Carlos I of Spain & king of Naples & Sicily 1516-56; Lord of the Netherlands & Count Palatine of Burgundy 1506-55; Archduke of Austria 1519-21] (1) Christopher Columbus (Cristóbal Colón) adm 1451-1506 [viceroy & GovGen of the Indies 1492-99] (1) Clement VII (Giulio de' Medici) 1478/1523-34 pope (1) European History (2) Felipe II Habsburgo 1527/1556-98 king of Spain [Philip king consort of England & Ireland 1554-58; Filipe I of Portugal 1581-98] (1) Ferdinand & Isabella los reyes ['Catholic Monarchs'] 1474-1516 (1) Ferdinand I Habsburg 1503/1558-64 HRE [king of Hungary & Croatia & king of Bohemia 1526-64; a/duke of Austria 1521-64] (1) François Ier de Valois-Angoulême 1494/1515-47 roi de France [duc de Milan 1515-25] (1) Habsburg (3) Henri II de Valois-Angoulême 1519/1547-59 roi de France [duc de Bretagne 1536-47] (1) history (4) Holy Roman Empire (2) Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda c1490/4-1573 (1) Juana ('la Loca') 1479/1504-55 queen regnant of Castile & León [queen regnant of Aragon 1516-55] (1) Paul III (Alessandro Farnese) 1468/1534-49 pope (1) royalty (2) Scotland (1) Spain (4) Spanish History (2) Thomas Wolsey cardinal 1473-1530 [Lord Chancellor 1515-29] (1)

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