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Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor

1282 - 1347

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Louis IV (German: Ludwig; 1 April 1282 – 11 October 1347), called the Bavarian, of the house of Wittelsbach, was King of the Romans from 1314, King of Italy from 1327, and Holy Roman Emperor from 1328. Louis' election as king of Germany in 1314 was controversial, as his Habsburg cousin Frederick the Fair was simultaneously elected king by a separate set of electors. Louis defeated Frederick in the Battle of Mühldorf in 1322, and the two eventually reconciled. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor has received more than 411,821 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia. Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor is the 675th most popular politician (down from 551st in 2019), the 193rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 161st in 2019) and the 49th most popular German Politician.

Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor is most famous for being the first emperor of the Ottonian dynasty.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 675 out of 15,710Before him are Sennacherib, Abd al-Rahman III, Princess Sophie of Bavaria, Gordian I, Frederick William II of Prussia, and Felix Dzerzhinsky. After him are Charles IX of Sweden, Ladislaus the Posthumous, Boris III of Bulgaria, Kurt Waldheim, Ahab, and John Zápolya.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1282, Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 2Before him is Pope Innocent VI. After him are Öz Beg Khan, Margaret of France, Queen of England, Don Juan Manuel, Eric Magnusson, Alexios II of Trebizond, Tode Mongke, John XIV of Constantinople, and Duwa. Among people deceased in 1347, Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 2Before him is William of Ockham. After him are Joan III, Countess of Burgundy, Maria of Navarre, and John XIV of Constantinople.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 193 out of 5,289Before him are Johann Friedrich Herbart (1776), Elizabeth Charlotte, Madame Palatine (1652), Otto von Guericke (1602), Princess Sophie of Bavaria (1805), Emil Fischer (1852), and Frederick William II of Prussia (1744). After him are Hans Memling (1435), Baron d'Holbach (1723), Wilhelm Dilthey (1833), Ilse Koch (1906), Justus von Liebig (1803), and Michel Ney (1769).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor ranks 49Before him are Frederick William IV of Prussia (1795), Christian IX of Denmark (1818), Conrad III of Germany (1093), Karl Liebknecht (1871), Princess Sophie of Bavaria (1805), and Frederick William II of Prussia (1744). After him are Ilse Koch (1906), Konstantin von Neurath (1873), Wilhelm, German Crown Prince (1882), Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor (980), Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor (990), and Arnulf of Carinthia (850).