Why was Frederick Barbarossa important?
Frederick Barbarossa, also commonly recognized as Fredrick I, was born in 1122 and passed on in 1190. During his lifetime, he was known for being a Holy Roman Empire until his death. In 1152, he was elected as the King of Germany, and in 1155, he was crowned the King of Italy.
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Frederick Barbarossa was considered important because he helped create history for the Roman people. He was crowned as the first person to assign...
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The High Middles Ages were defined by a constant struggle for power between the Holy Roman Empire and European monarchs, most notably a succession of German kings. Learn about the power struggles of popes versus emperors as Christianity swept across Europe between the 11th and 13th centuries.