Person:Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1)

Otto IV , Holy Roman Emperor
b.1175 or 1176
d.19 May 1219
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Name Otto IV , Holy Roman Emperor
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1175 or 1176 House of Welf
Death[1] 19 May 1219
Reference Number? Q151457?

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Otto IV (1175 – May 19, 1218) was one of two rival kings of Germany from 1198 on, sole king from 1208 on, and Holy Roman Emperor from 1209 until he was forced to abdicate in 1215. The only German king of the Welf dynasty, he incurred the wrath of Pope Innocent III and was excommunicated in 1210.

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