Great Emperors Pros And Cons

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Charles V was born 1500 February 24 has the son of Philip the Fair of Habsburg. He was determined since he was born to play a major role in the European scene. The emperor Maximilian I died in 1518. The imperial crown got into Charles reach but he had a dangerous rival who was Francis I. He put Huge bribes the the electors. But on June 28, 1519 Charles outbid him and was elected king of the Romans. That was the start of one of the greatest emperors in the 1500. With each of his crowns Charles inherited enormous problems. Each country had a peculiar internal structure which gave rise to constitutional opposition to the ruler. As emperor, he was directly involved in the preservation of imperial power against the German semi independent princes.
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