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Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor

1194 - 1250

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Frederick II (German: Friedrich; Italian: Federico; Latin: Fridericus; 26 December 1194 – 13 December 1250) was King of Sicily from 1198, King of Germany from 1212, King of Italy and Holy Roman Emperor from 1220 and King of Jerusalem from 1225. He was the son of Emperor Henry VI of the Hohenstaufen dynasty (the second son of Emperor Frederick Barbarossa) and Queen Constance of Sicily of the Hauteville dynasty. He ruled a vast area, beginning with Sicily and stretching through Italy all the way north to Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor has received more than 2,679,553 page views. His biography is available in 75 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 74 in 2019). Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor is the 168th most popular politician (up from 173rd in 2019), the 65th most popular biography from Italy (up from 74th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Italian Politician.

Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor is most famous for his military achievements. He was a great leader and strategist who led his armies to victory in many battles. He was also a patron of the arts and sciences.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 168 out of 19,576Before him are Ibrahim of the Ottoman Empire, Cardinal Richelieu, Mehmed IV, Francis I of France, Vespasian, and Claudius. After him are Dwight D. Eisenhower, Lech Wałęsa, Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor, Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor, George W. Bush, and Salvador Allende.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1194, Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 1After him are Rusudan of Georgia, Nachmanides, Muhammad I of Granada, Hugh I of Cyprus, Ezzelino III da Romano, Jacopo Contarini, and Margaret, Marchioness of Namur. Among people deceased in 1250, Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 1After him are Eric IV of Denmark, Villard de Honnecourt, Robert I, Count of Artois, Eric XI of Sweden, Al-Muazzam Turanshah, Herman VI, Margrave of Baden, Theresa of Portugal, Queen of León, Peter I, Duke of Brittany, Guillaume de Sonnac, and Alberic of Trois-Fontaines.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 65 out of 5,161Before him are Umberto Eco (1932), Pope Pius XII (1876), Saint Valentine (226), Guglielmo Marconi (1874), Ötzi (-3345), and Vespasian (9). After him are Federico Fellini (1920), Claudio Monteverdi (1567), Pope Innocent VII (1339), Pope Julius II (1443), Sophia Loren (1934), and Luciano Pavarotti (1935).

Among POLITICIANS In Italy

Among politicians born in Italy, Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 15Before him are Caligula (12), Lorenzo de' Medici (1449), Silvio Berlusconi (1936), Pontius Pilate (-12), Tiberius (-42), and Vespasian (9). After him are Titus (41), Mark Antony (-83), Lucius Tarquinius Superbus (-600), Sonia Gandhi (1946), Domitian (51), and Marcus Licinius Crassus (-115).