Frederick I (Barbarossa)
Frederick I (Barbarossa)
German King and Roman Emperor (1123-1190)

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  • Frederick I Barbarossa —    Successor to Conrad III (q.v.) as king of Germany (q.v.) from 1152 1190; crowned western emperor in 1155. Frederick competed with Manuel I Komnenos (q.v.) for control over Italy and Hungary (qq.v.). Manuel I s invasion of southern Italy in… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Frederick I (Barbarossa) — (c. 1122–90)    Monarch.    Frederick was the nephew of Emperor Conrad III and was elected King of Germany in 1152 on his uncle’s death. He was anxious to restore the rights of the German monarchy and, to this end, he issued a proclamation of… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor — Frederick I Barbarossa [Meaning Redbeard .] (1122 ndash; 10 June 1190) was elected King of Germany at Frankfurt on 4 March 1152 and crowned in Aachen on 9 March, crowned King of Italy at Pavia in 1154, and finally crowned Holy Roman Emperor by… …   Wikipedia

  • Frederick I —     Frederick I (Barbarossa)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Frederick I (Barbarossa)     German King and Roman Emperor, son of Frederick of Swabia (d. 1147) and Judith, daughter of Henry the Black; born c. 1123; died 10 June, 1190. Connected… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Frederick I — may refer to:*Frederick I, Archbishop of Cologne (c. 1075 1171) * Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor (1122 1190); Frederick Barbarossa * Frederick I of Austria (Babenberg) (c.1175 1198) * Frederick I of Austria (Habsburg) (1286 1330); Frederick the… …   Wikipedia

  • Frederick I, Duke of Swabia — Frederick I von Staufen (1050 ndash;July 21 1105) was Duke of Swabia from 1079 to his death. He was the first ruler of Swabia of the House of Hohenstaufen. He was the son of Frederick von Büren and Hildegard von Bar Mousson.In 1089, Frederick… …   Wikipedia

  • Frederick I — 1. ( Frederick Barbarossa ) 1123? 90, king of Germany 1152 90; king of Italy 1152 90: emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1152 90. 2. 1194 1250, king of Sicily 1198 1212: as Frederick II, king of Germany and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1215 50 …   Universalium

  • Frederick I — I. biographical name circa 1123 1190 Frederick Barbarossa Holy Roman emperor (1152 90) II. biographical name 1657 1713 king of Prussia (1701 13) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Frederick I — noun 1. son of Frederick William who in 1701 became the first king of Prussia (1657 1713) • Instance Hypernyms: ↑king, ↑male monarch, ↑Rex • Member Holonyms: ↑Hohenzollern 2. Holy Roman Emperor from 1152 to 1190; conceded supremacy to the pope;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • FREDERICK I —    1) surnamed Barbarossa (Red beard), of the house of Swabia, emperor of the HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE (q.v. ROMAN EMPIRE, HOLY) from 1152 till 1190; a magnificent, magnanimous man, the greatest of all the Kaisers ; his reign is the most brilliant in… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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