Lothair II, Holy Roman Emperor

1075 - 1137

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Lothair III, sometimes numbered Lothair II and also known as Lothair of Supplinburg (1075 – 4 December 1137), was Holy Roman Emperor from 1133 until his death. He was appointed Duke of Saxony in 1106 and elected King of Germany in 1125 before being crowned emperor in Rome. The son of the Saxon count Gebhard of Supplinburg, his reign was troubled by the constant intriguing of the Hohenstaufens, Duke Frederick II of Swabia and Duke Conrad of Franconia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lothair II, Holy Roman Emperor has received more than 139,366 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Lothair II, Holy Roman Emperor is the 1,803rd most popular politician (up from 1,887th in 2019), the 498th most popular biography from Germany (up from 534th in 2019) and the 139th most popular German Politician.

Lothair II, Holy Roman Emperor is most famous for the Treaty of Verdun in 843. This treaty established the borders of the three kingdoms of East Francia, West Francia, and Lotharingia.

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Among politicians, Lothair II, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 1,803 out of 19,576Before him are Hong Xiuquan, Ferdinand I of Naples, Isaac I Komnenos, Catherine Cornaro, Meñli I Giray, and Bahadur Shah Zafar. After him are Celâl Bayar, Al-Mutawakkil, Jiang Ziya, Peter IV of Aragon, Senusret I, and Chenghua Emperor.

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Among people born in 1075, Lothair II, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 1After him are Al-Zamakhshari, Adelard of Bath, Henry IX, Duke of Bavaria, Emperor Tianzuo of Liao, Emperor Taizong of Jin, Kim Bu-sik, Orderic Vitalis, Soběslav I, Duke of Bohemia, and Magnus Erlendsson, Earl of Orkney. Among people deceased in 1137, Lothair II, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 2Before him is Louis VI of France. After him are Ramanuja, Eric II of Denmark, William X, Duke of Aquitaine, Antipope Gregory VIII, Adela of Normandy, Nikephoros Bryennios the Younger, Malmfred of Kiev, Ingeborg of Kiev, and Pons, Count of Tripoli.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Lothair II, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 498 out of 7,253Before him are Jean Paul (1763), Hans Eysenck (1916), Samuel von Pufendorf (1632), Pope Victor II (1018), Fritz Todt (1891), and Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1879). After him are Lucas Cranach the Younger (1515), Maximilian von Weichs (1881), Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1908), Oskar Dirlewanger (1895), Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria (1847), and Karl Schwarzschild (1873).

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