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Henry III (1016-1056)

"Henry III (28 October 1017 – 5 October 1056), called the Black or the Pious, was Holy Roman Emperor from 1046 until his death in 1056. A member of the Salian Dynasty, he was the eldest son of Emperor Conrad II of Germany and Gisela of Swabia.

His father made him Duke of Bavaria in 1026 after the death of Duke Henry V at the age of 9. At the age of 11 in 1028, on Easter Day after his father had been crowned Holy Roman Emperor, Henry was elected King of Germany in the cathedral of Aachen, and crowned by Archbishop Pilgrim of Cologne. To secure his ultimate transition to the throne, upon the death of Duke Herman IV in 1038, Conrad II named him Duke of Swabia as well as the King of Burgundy, which Conrad II had inherited in 1033. Upon the death of his father on in 1039, Henry became the sole ruler of the kingdom, succeeding his father as Duke of Carinthia and King of Italy. He was crowned Emperor by Pope Clement II in Rome in 1046." - ( 31.01.2020)

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Was depicted (Actor) Conrad II (990-1039)

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Was depicted (Actor) Conrad II (990-1039)

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