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0013-11-16 General Tiberius' (later Emperor) triumphant procession through Rome after siege of Germany

Roman Emperor Tiberius
Roman Emperor
Tiberius
  • 0089-01-01 Gov Lucius Antonius Saturninus of Germany becomes emperor of Rome
  • 0451-06-20 Germans & Romans beat Atiila the Hun at Catalarinische Fields
  • 0476-08-28 German ruler Flavius Odoacer captures Pavia
  • 0842-02-14 Charles II & Louis the German sign treaty
  • 0843-08-10 Treaty of Verdun: Brothers Lotharius I, Louis the German & Charles the Bald divide France
  • 0860-08-01 Peace of Koblenz: Charles the Bald, Louis the German & Lotharius II
  • 0911-11-08 Duke Koenraad I chosen German king
  • 0911-11-10 Conrad I elecect German King
  • 0933-03-15 Battle at Riade: German King Henry I beats Magyaren
  • 0936-08-07 Otto I the Great becomes King of Germany
  • 0936-08-08 German king Otto I the Great crowned
  • 0955-08-10 Battle of Lechfeld: Otto I, King of the Germans defeats the Hungarian, ending 50 years of Magyar invasion of Western Europe.
  • 0961-05-26 German King Otto II crowned
  • 0962-02-02 Pope John XII crowns German King Otto I the Great Emperor
  • 0967-12-25 John XIII crowned Otto II the Red German compassionate emperor
  • 0996-06-21 Pope Gregory V crowns Otto III Roman Catholic German emperor of Elzas
  • 1002-06-06 German King Henry II the Saint crowned
  • 1014-02-14 Pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry II Roman German Emperor
  • 1024-09-04 Conrad II (the Elder) chosen as King of Germany
  • 1024-09-08 Duke Koenraad II chosen German king
  • 1028-04-14 German emperor Conrad II the Sailor crowns his son Henry III, king
  • 1037-05-28 German emperor Koenraad II removes "Constitutio the Feudis"
  • 1046-12-20 Synod of Sutri: German King Henry III removes Popes Gregory VI

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1064-04-30 German King Henry IV gives away Utrecht county of West Friesland

Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV
Holy Roman Emperor
Henry IV
  • 1075-06-09 Battle at Homburg/Unstrut: German King Henry IV beats Saksen
  • 1076-01-24 Synod of Worms: German King Henry IV fires Pope Gregory VII
  • 1077-01-21 German King Heinrich IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness
  • 1077-01-28 German King Henry IV is absolved by Holy Roman Emperor Pope Gregory VII after his penitent Walk to Canossa.
  • 1077-01-30 Pope Gregory VII pardons German emperor Henry IV
  • 1083-06-03 Henry IV of Germany storms Rome, capturing St Peter's Cathedral
  • 1084-03-31 Anti-pope Clemens crowns German King Hendrik IV as Holy Roman Emperor
  • 1087-05-30 German emperor Henry IV crowns his son Koenraad
  • 1090-07-03 Battle at Hagenoorde: German emperor beats earl Egbert II
  • 1096-06-25 1st Crusade slaughter Jews of Werelinghofen Germany
  • 1099-01-06 Henry V crowned German king
  • 1111-02-12 German King Hendry V arrives at St Peter, Rome
  • 1111-04-13 Pope Paschalis II crowns Roman catholics-German king Hendrik II
  • 1125-08-30 Duke Lotharius of Supplinburg elected king of Germany
  • 1125-09-13 Duke Lotharius of Supplinburg crowned as German king Lotharius III
  • 1133-06-04 Rome-Innocentius II crowns Lotharius III Roman-German emperor
  • 1138-03-07 Conrad II von Hohenstaufen re-elected German king
  • 1138-03-13 German king Koenraad II von Hohenstaufen crowned
  • 1147-10-25 Seljuk Turks defeat German crusaders under Conrad III at the Battle of Dorylaeum.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1155-06-18 Pope Adrian IV crowns Frederick I Barbarossa Roman-German Emperor

Holy Roman Empire Frederick Barbarossa
Holy Roman Empire
Frederick Barbarossa
  • 1198-09-05 Philips van Zwaben Hohenstaufen crowned king of Roman Catholic Germany
  • 1208-11-11 Otto van Wittelsbach chosen German king
  • 1209-10-04 Pope Innocent II crowns German king Otto of Wittelsbach
  • 1212-12-09 Frederick II (later also Holy Roman Emperor) crowned King of Germany in Mainz.
  • 1215-07-23 Frederick II crowned King of the Romans (King of the Germans) in Aachen
  • 1220-04-26 German king Frederick II grants bishops sovereign rights
  • 1227-09-29 Pope Gregory IX excommunicate German emperor Frederik II
  • 1230-07-27 Treaty of San-Germano between Emperor Frederik II & Pope Gregory IX
  • 1241-04-09 Battle of Liegnitz - Mongol armies defeat Poles & Germans
  • 1241-05-25 1st attack on Jewish community of Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • 1247-10-03 Willem II of Holland elected Roman Catholic German emperor
  • 1248-11-01 Earl Willem II of Holland crowned as RC German emperor
  • 1264-08-05 Anti-Jewish riots break out in Arnstadt Germany
  • 1268-10-29 Conradin, the last legitimate male heir of the Hohenstaufen dynasty of Kings of Germany and Holy Roman Emperors, is executed along with his companion Frederick I, Margrave of Baden by Charles I of Sicily, a political rival and ally to the hostile Roman Catholic church.
  • 1273-10-01 Earl Rudolf van Habsburg becomes Roman Catholic-German king
  • 1285-10-12 180 Jews refuse baptism in Munich Germany, they are set on fire
  • 1298-06-23 Duke Albrecht von Habsburg crowned King of Germany
  • 1298-06-25 Rindfleisch Persecutions-250 Jews killed in Rothenburg Germany
  • 1298-07-02 Battle on Hasenbuhl (Gollheim) between German kings Adolf & Albrecht I
  • 1298-07-23 Rindfleisch Persecutions - Jewish community in Wurzburg Germany massacred
  • 1298-07-27 Albert (Albrecht) I, son of Rudolf of Habsburg, crowned King of the Germans
  • 1298-10-19 Rindfleisch-140 Jews of Heilbron Germany are murdered
  • 1307-01-18 German king Albrecht I makes his son Rudolf king of Bohemia
  • 1310-08-31 German king Heinrich VII makes his son Johan king of Bohemia
  • 1338-06-16 German monarch declares pope & king's decree redundant
  • 1338-07-16 German monarch signs Treaty of Rense
  • 1346-04-13 Pope Clemens VI declares German emperor Louis of Bavaria, envoy
  • 1347-07-11 Heir to the Bohemian throne elected German anti-king Charles IV
  • 1349-01-30 Gunther of Schwarzburg chosen German anti-king
  • 1349-01-30 Jews of Freilsburg Germany are massacred
  • 1349-03-21 3,000 Jews killed in Black Death riots in Efurt, Germany
  • 1349-03-22 Townspeople of Fulda, Germany massacre Jews, blaming them for the Black Death
  • 1349-04-30 Jewish community at Radolszell, Germany, exterminated
  • 1349-08-24 Jews of Cologne Germany set themselves on fire to avoid baptism
  • 1349-09-10 Jews who survived a massacre in Constance Germany are burned to death
  • 1349-11-29 Jews of Augsburg Germany massacred
  • 1356-01-10 German emperor Charles I delegates Golden Degree
  • 1362-01-16 A great storm tide in the North Sea destroys the German island of Strand and the city of Rungholt.
  • 1370-02-17 Battle at Rudau: Germany beats Lithuania
  • 1374-06-24 A sudden outbreak of St. John's Dance causes people in the streets of Aachen, Germany, to experience hallucinations and begin to jump and twitch uncontrollably until they collapse from exhaustion.
  • 1430-05-05 Jews are expelled from Speyer Germany
  • 1436-07-05 German emperor Sigismund signs peace with Hussieten
  • 1438-03-18 Albrecht II of Habsburg becomes king of Germany
  • 1466-10-19 The Thirteen Years' War ends with the Second Peace of Thorn, Germany

CommunicationGerman Beer Purity Law

1487-11-30 The German Beer Purity Law (Reinheitsgebot), is promulgated by Albert IV, Duke of Bavaria stating beer should be brewed from only three ingredients – water, malt and hops

  • 1488-02-05 Roman catholic German emperor Maximilian I caught in Belgium
  • 1492-05-15 Cheese & Bread rebellion: German mercenaries kill 232 residents of Alkmaar, Netherlands
  • 1492-10-24 24 Jews are burned at the stake in Mecklenburg, Germany
  • 1493-12-23 Georg Alt's German translation of Hartmann Schedel's Nuremberg Chronicle is published.
  • 1507-04-25 German cartographer Martin Waldseemüller first to use the name America on his world map "Universalis Cosmographia"
  • 1510-01-22 Jews are expelled from Colmar Germany

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1511-10-05 Pope Julius II/Germany/Ferdinand of Aragon/Venice/Swiss

The Warrior Pope Julius II
The Warrior Pope
Julius II
  • 1516-04-23 Duke Wilhelm IV of Bavaria endorses "The German Beer Purity Law" (Reinheitsgebot) and adds to it standards for the sale of beer
  • 1520-10-23 King Carlos I crowned German emperor Charles V

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1521-01-28 Emperor Charles V opens the Diet of Worms in Worms, Germany which lasts until May 25th. Produced the "Edict of Worms" which dennouced Martin Luther

Founder of Protestanism Martin Luther
Founder of Protestanism
Martin Luther

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 2,551

  • 0801-09-08 Ansgar, German Catholic archbishop (d. 865)
  • 0912-11-23 Otto I, the Great, German king, Holy Roman emperor (962-73)
  • 0973-05-06 Henry II, Roman Catholic German king/emperor (1002/14-24)
  • 0975-07-25 Thietmar, bishop of Merseburg, German chronicler
  • 1017-10-28 Henry III, Roman Catholic German emperor (1046-56)
  • 1051-09-21 Bertha of Savoy, German queen and Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1087)
  • 1074-02-12 Conrad, King of Germany and Italy (d. 1101)
  • 1081-01-08 Henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)
  • 1098-09-16 Hildegard of Bingen, German magistra and the first composer whose biography is known (d. 1179)
  • 1194-12-26 Frederick II, Iesi Italy, Holy Roman Emperor, King of the Romans (Germany), Sicily and Jerusalem
  • 1211-02-12 Henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35)
  • 1218-05-01 Rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1291)
  • 1228-04-25 Conrad IV, Andria Italy, King of Germany, Jerusalem and Sicily (d. 1254)
  • 1276-10-04 Margaret of Brabant, Queen of Germany (d. 1311)
  • 1352-05-05 Ruprecht, Roman catholic German king
  • 1361-02-26 Wenceslas of Bohemia, Holy Roman Catholic German emperor (1378-1400)
  • 1367-06-28 Sigismund, German Emperor/king of Hungary/Bohemia
  • 1368-02-15 Sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37)
  • 1397-08-10 Albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439)
  • 1397-08-16 Albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany
  • 1415-09-21 Frederick III, Innsbruck Austria, German Emperor (1440-1493)
  • 1420-08-24 Albrecht van Eyb, German humanist/parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt)
  • 1423-05-30 Georg Purbach, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1461)
  • 1440-02-13 Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian
  • 1452-12-10 Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1531)
  • 1459-02-01 Conrad Celtes, German scholar (d. 1508)
  • 1459-03-06 Jacob Fugger, German banker/merchant
  • 1459-03-22 Maximilian I of Habsburg, German Emperor/archduke of Austria
  • 1459-10-06 Martin Behaim, German navigator and geographer (d. 1507)
  • 1462-02-01 Johannes Trithemius, German cryptographer (d. 1516)
  • 1467-01-14 Henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, German gov/viceroy of Frisia
  • 1468-02-14 Johann Werner, German mathematician (d. 1522)
  • 1471-05-21 Albrecht Durer, Nornberg Germany, Renaissance painter/print maker
  • 1471-08-27 George the Bearded, Meissen, Germany, Duke of Saxony (1500-39) (d. 1539)
  • 1471-10-15 Konrad Mutian, German humanist (d. 1526)
  • 1475-12-24 Thomas Murner, German writer (d.c. 1537)
  • 1477-01-14 Hermann of Wied, German Catholic archbishop (d. 1552)
  • 1477-01-16 Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547)
  • 1477-03-20 Jerome Emser, German theologian (d. 1527)
  • 1481-03-02 Franz von Sickingen, German knight

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1483-11-10 Martin Luther, Founder of Protestantism, born in Eisleben Germany (d. 1546)

Founder of Protestanism Martin Luther
Founder of Protestanism
Martin Luther
  • 1483-12-03 Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist
  • 1484-01-17 George Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545)
  • 1485-06-24 Johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (d. 1558)
  • 1486-01-06 Martin Agricola, [M Sore], German composer/cantor
  • 1486-09-14 Agrippa von Nettesheim, German occultist/alchemist/royal astrologer
  • 1486-11-13 Johann Eck, German theologian (d. 1543)
  • 1488-01-06 Helius Eobanus Hessus, German poet (Silvae)
  • 1488-04-21 Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot
  • 1489-08-10 Jacob Sturm von Sturmeck, German statesman and reformer (d. 1553)
  • 1490-06-28 Albrecht von Brandenburg, German archbishop/monarch of Mainz/cardinal
  • 1492-04-04 Ambrosius Blarer, German reformer (d. 1564)
  • 1493-06-05 Justus Jonas, German Protestant reformer (d. 1555)
  • 1494-03-24 Georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica)
  • 1494-04-20 John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister
  • 1494-11-05 Hans Sachs, German composer, playwright and shoemaker
  • 1495-04-16 Petrus Apianus, German mathematician (d. 1557)
  • 1497-02-15 Philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant
  • 1498-12-19 Andreas Osiander, Germany, Protestant Reformation theologist
  • 1499-06-24 Johannes Brenz, German theologist (Dutch Brentians)
  • 1500-04-12 Joachim Camerarius, [Liebhard Kammerer], German humanist
  • 1501-01-17 Leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants)
  • 1501-02-24 Sixt(us) Birck [Xystus Betulius], German writer (Suzanna)
  • 1501-04-19 Erasmus Sarcerius, German Lutheran theologian and reformer (d. 1559)
  • 1502-01-10 Hendrik Niclaes, German/Dutch merchant/cult leader (Children of God)
  • 1502-04-25 Georg Major, German Protestant theologian (d. 1574)
  • 1503-03-10 Ferdinand I, German emperor (1558-64)
  • 1503-06-01 Wilhelm von Grumbach, German lt col
  • 1503-10-23 Isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (d. 1539)
  • 1504-01-01 Caspar Cruciger, German church reformer
  • 1511-11-22 Erasmus Reinhold, Germany, mathematician (calculated planetary table)
  • 1515-10-04 Lucas Cranach, the Younger, German painter
  • 1516-04-23 Georg Fabricius, German poet, historian, and archaeologist (d. 1571)
  • 1518-08-08 Conrad Lycosthenes, French-born German humanist and encyclopedist (d. 1561)
  • 1522-11-09 Martin Chemnitz, German theologian (d. 1586)
  • 1524-02-10 Albrecht Giese, German politician and diplomat (d. 1580)
  • 1525-01-06 Caspar Peucer, German reformer (d. 1602)
  • 1527-07-31 Maximilian II, German King/Emperor (1564-76)
  • 1529-04-03 Michael Neander, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1581)
  • 1531-09-14 Philipp Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German geography/cartographer
  • 1532-12-26 Guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (d. 1576)
  • 1534-07-18 Zacharias Ursinus, German theologist (Heidelberger Catechism)
  • 1534-11-05 Joachim Camerarius, German botanist/physician (horticulture catalog)
  • 1539-03-25 Christopher Clavius, German mathematician (d. 1612)
  • 1539-12-20 Paul Melissus [Paul Schede], German poet/composer
  • 1540-01-28 Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610)
  • 1540-07-11 Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg
  • 1546-02-14 Johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian
  • 1547-03-01 Rudolph Goclenius, German philosopher (d. 1628)
  • 1547-09-22 Philipp Nikodemus Frischlin, German philologist and poet (d. 1590)
  • 1550-09-30 Michael Maestlin, German mathematician (d. 1631)
  • 1552-07-18 Rudolf II, of Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612)
  • 1555-12-04 Heinrich Meibom, German historian and poet (d. 1625)
  • 1555-12-27 Johann Arndt, German Lutherian theologist
  • 1556-08-10 Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer
  • 1560-06-25 Wilhelm Fabry, German surgeon (d. 1634)
  • 1561-08-29 Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry)
  • 1564-03-09 David Fabricius, Essens Germany, astronomer (discoved variable star)
  • 1569-11-11 Martin Ruland the Younger, German physician and alchemist (d. 1611)
  • 1571-02-15 Michael Praetorius, Kreuzberg Germany, composer (Syntagma music)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

1707-10-17 German composer Johann S Bach marries for the 1st time his cousin Maria Barbara Bach

HeartWedding of Interest

1733-06-12 King of Prussia Frederick the Great (21) weds duchess Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel-Bevern (18) at Schloss Salzdahlum in Wolfenbüttel, Germany

King of Prussia Frederick the Great
King of Prussia
Frederick the Great

HeartWedding of Interest

1806-10-14 German writer, artist and politician Johann Wolfgang von Goethe marries mistress Christiane Vulpius in Weimar

Social Philosopher Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Social Philosopher
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • 1837-03-28 German composer Felix Mendelssohn (27) marries Cécile Jeanrenaud (20)

HeartWedding of Interest

1843-06-19 Philosopher Karl Marx (25) weds Jenny von Westphalen in Germany

Communist Philosopher Karl Marx
Communist Philosopher
Karl Marx

HeartWedding of Interest

1870-08-25 German composer Richard Wagner (57) weds Franz Liszt's daughter Cosima Liszt (32) at a Protestant church in Lucerne, Switzerland

Composer Richard Wagner
Composer
Richard Wagner

HeartWedding of Interest

1886-09-14 Neurologist Sigmund Freud (30) weds Martha Bernays (25) in Hamburg, Germany

Father of Psychology Sigmund Freud
Father of Psychology
Sigmund Freud

HeartWedding of Interest

1904-01-28 German chancellor Konrad Adenauer (28) weds Emma Weyer at St. Stephan Catholic Church in Lindenthal, Germany

German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer
German Chancellor
Konrad Adenauer

HeartWedding of Interest

1905-02-11 Novelist Thomas Mann (29) weds Katia Pringsheim (21) in Munich, Germany

Novelist Thomas Mann
Novelist
Thomas Mann

HeartWedding of Interest

1920-07-05 Foreign Minister of the German Reich Joachim von Ribbentrop (27) weds Anna Elisabeth Henkell

Foreign Minister of the German Reich Joachim von Ribbentrop
Foreign Minister of the German Reich
Joachim von Ribbentrop

HeartWedding of Interest

1923-01-03 German politician Hermann Goering (30) weds Carin Hulda (34)

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering

HeartWedding of Interest

1923-05-17 Actress and singer Marlene Dietrich (21) weds assistant director Rudolf Sieber (26) in Berlin, Germany

Singer/Actress Marlene Dietrich
Singer/Actress
Marlene Dietrich

HeartWedding of Interest

1931-12-19 Propagandist Joseph Goebbels (34) weds Magda Ritschel (30) at Günther Quandt's farm in Mecklenburg, Germany

Nazi Minister of Propaganda and Information Joseph Goebbels
Nazi Minister of Propaganda and Information
Joseph Goebbels
  • 1934-01-07 Princess Juliana marries German prince Bernhard von Lippe-Biesterfeld

HeartWedding of Interest

1947-03-01 Rocket engineer Werner von Braun (34) weds Maria Luise von Quistorp in Landshut, Germany

Rocket Scientist Werner von Braun
Rocket Scientist
Werner von Braun
  • 1966-03-10 Dutch Crown Princess Beatrix (Queen Beatrix) marries German aristocrat Claus von Amsberg in Amsterdam
  • 1966-07-14 Sex symbol of the 1960s Brigitte Bardot (31) weds German millionaire playboy Gunter Sachs (33) in Las Vegas

HeartWedding of Interest

1995-08-01 F1 driver Michael Schumacher (26) weds Corinna Betsch in Kerpen, Germany

Formula 1 Racing Driver Michael Schumacher
Formula 1 Racing Driver
Michael Schumacher

HeartWedding of Interest

1998-12-30 Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel (44) weds quantum chemist Joachim Sauer (49) in Bonn, Germany

Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel
Chancellor of Germany
Angela Merkel
  • 2005-05-18 Television presenter and former Miss Germany Verona Feldbusch (37) weds German entrepreneur Franjo Pooth at the San Diego Court House in San Diego, California
  • 2005-05-21 "Second Time Around" actor Boris Kodjoe (32) weds "Soul Food" actress Nicole Ari Parker (34) in Gundelfingen, Germany
  • 2005-10-22 German film and television actress Uschi Glas (61) weds Dieter Hermann in Munich Palace

HeartWedding of Interest

2009-07-11 Actor and film director Robert Redford (71) weds artist Sibylle Szaggars (51) at the luxurious Louis C. Jacob Hotel in Hamburg, Germany


Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1973-11-16 Sci-fi author Isaac Asimov (53) divorces Gertrude Blugerman after 31 years of marriage

Author, Biochemistry Professor Isaac Asimov
Author, Biochemistry Professor
Isaac Asimov
  • 2010-06-06 Gossip Girl star Kelly Rutherford (40) divorces German entrepreneur Daniel Giersch (34) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 1,727

  • 0482-01-08 Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies
  • 0493-03-15 Odiaker (Odoacer), German army leader/King of Italy (476-93), murdered
  • 0532-10-17 Boniface II, 1st "German" Pope, dies
  • 0753-11-03 Pirminius, German saint (b. 753)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

0814-01-28 Charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71

Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne
Holy Roman Emperor
Charlemagne
  • 0849-08-18 Walafrid Strabo, German monk and theologian
  • 0865-02-03 Ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies
  • 0876-08-28 Louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies
  • 0876-09-28 Louis the German, King of Eastern Francia (b. 804)
  • 0882-01-20 Louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies
  • 0911-09-24 Ludwig III, the child, last Carolingian German King (899-911), dies
  • 0918-09-23 Koenraad I, German duke/king (911-18), dies at 42
  • 0918-12-21 Conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies
  • 0918-12-23 Conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies. Born 890
  • 0928-09-15 Louis III, the Blind Proveneaals king of Lombardije/Germany, dies at 48
  • 0936-07-02 Henry I the Vogelaar, German king (919-36)/duke of Saxon 912-36, dies
  • 0946-01-26 Eadgyth, German Queen
  • 0968-03-14 Matilda of Ringelheim, German Queen (c. 895)
  • 0973-07-04 Ulrich of Augsburg, German bishop (b. 890)
  • 0983-12-07 Otto II the Red, German king/emperor (973-83), dies at about 28
  • 0999-02-18 Gregory V, [Bruno] 1st German Pope, dies
  • 1002-01-23 Otto III, German king/emperor 983/996-1002, dies at 21
  • 1024-07-13 Henry II, the Monk, German King (1002-24), dies
  • 1039-06-04 Conrad II the Salian, King/Emperor of Germany (1024/27-39), dies at 49
  • 1043-02-15 Gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52
  • 1068-11-09 Agnes of Poitou, duchess of Aquitania/mother of German Empress, dies
  • 1077-12-14 Agnes of Poitou, German empress/wife of emperor Henry III, dies
  • 1080-10-15 Rudolf of Rheinfeld, Duke of Swabia and German anti-King
  • 1085-09-04 Irmgarde van Keulen, German countress of Aspel/saint, dies
  • 1100-09-16 Bernold of Constance, German chronicler (b. 1054)
  • 1101-07-27 Conrad II, King of Germany and Italy (b. 1074)
  • 1101-10-06 Bruno of Cologne, German founder of the Carthusian order
  • 1103-01-17 Frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1106-08-07 Henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54

Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV
Holy Roman Emperor
Henry IV
  • 1125-05-23 Hendrik V, Roman catholics German king/emperor (1098/1111-25), dies
  • 1125-05-25 Hendrik V, last Salische German king, dies
  • 1143-09-24 Agnes of Germany, daughter of Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1072)
  • 1152-02-15 Konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58
  • 1197-09-28 Henry VI von Hohenstaufen, Roman Catholic German King (1169-97), dies
  • 1208-06-21 Philip of Swabia, King of Germany and duke of Swabia (b. 1177)
  • 1226-11-14 Frederick of Isenberg, German politician (executed) (b. 1193)
  • 1242-02-12 Hendrik VII, Roman Catholics German king (1220-35), commits suicide
  • 1250-12-13 Frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55
  • 1254-05-21 Conrad IV of Germany (b. 1228)
  • 1256-01-28 Willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22
  • 1273-10-09 Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Germany
  • 1280-11-15 Albertus Magnus the Great, German leader/bishop Regensburg, dies at 87
  • 1291-07-15 Rudolf I, King of Germany & Holy Roman Empire, dies
  • 1298-07-02 Adolf van Nassau, RC-German king (1292-98), dies in battle at about 43
  • 1308-05-01 Albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered
  • 1312-10-28 Elisabeth of Tirol, German queen
  • 1313-08-24 Henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies
  • 1328-04-30 ... Eckhard, German theologist/mystic, dies
  • 1330-01-13 Frederick I (III), the Fair, Duke of Austrian/German anti-king, dies (b. 1286)
  • 1347-10-11 Louis IV, Duke of Bayern/Romania-Germany King/emperor, dies
  • 1349-06-14 Gunther Van Schwarzburg, German anti-king 1349, dies at about 44
  • 1351-07-20 Margaretha Ebner, German visionary (b. 1291)
  • 1356-01-23 Margaretha of Bavaria, Emperess of Germany, dies
  • 1361-06-16 John Tauler, German mystic (Gottesfreunde) dies at about 61
  • 1366-01-25 Henry Suso, German mystic
  • 1378-11-29 Charles IV, Roman-German King/German emperor (Univ of Prague), dies
  • 1380-12-24 John von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies
  • 1381-05-15 Eppelein von Gailingen, German robber baron
  • 1399-07-13 Peter Parler, German architect (b. 1330)
  • 1401-05-18 Władysław Opolczyk (German: Ladislaus von Oppel, count palatine of Hungary 1367-1372, governor of Halych-Volhynia 1372 - 1378, count palatine of Poland
  • 1410-05-18 Ruprecht, Roman catholics German king, dies
  • 1410-07-15 Ulrich von Jungingen, German Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights, killed at the Battle of Grunwald (b. 1360)
  • 1415-07-06 Jan Hus, Bohemian reformer (b. 1369), burned for heresy by the Church at Constance, Germany
  • 1418-03-22 Dietrich of Nieheim, German historian
  • 1437-12-09 Sigismund, German Emperor/king of Hungary/Bohemia, dies at 70
  • 1439-10-27 Albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1397)
  • 1461-04-08 Georg Purbach, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1423)
  • 1464-08-17 Nikolaus von Cusa, German theologist/mathematician/philosopher, dies
  • 1468-02-23 John Gutenberg, German inventor (boekdrukkunst), dies
  • 1473-01-24 Conrad Paumann, German blind organist/composer, dies
  • 1475-06-24 Albrecht von Eyb, German parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt), dies at 54
  • 1476-07-06 Regiomontanus, [Johannes Muller of Königsberg], German astronomer (b. 1436)
  • 1485-02-28 Niclas, Graf von Abensberg, German soldier (b. 1441)
  • 1491-02-02 Martin Schongauer, German painter, dies at 40
  • 1491-10-12 Fritz Herlen, German artist
  • 1493-08-19 Frederick III of Innsbruck, German Emperor (1440-1493), dies at 77
  • 1496-03-12 Johannes de Lapide, [Johan Heynlin], German philosopher, dies
  • 1498-12-07 Alexander Hegius von Heek, German humanist
  • 1499-07-22 Neithart Fox, [Jonker Fox], German passage leader, slain in battle
  • 1504-12-21 Bertold von Henneberg-Römhild, German archbishop and elector (b. 1442)
  • 1505-10-21 Paul Scriptoris, German mathematician
  • 1507-07-29 Martin Behaim, German-born navigator and geographer (b. 1459)
  • 1508-02-04 Conrad Celtes, German humanist scholar (b. 1459)
  • 1514-11-28 Hartmann Skull, German physician/historian (Skull's Liederbuch), dies
  • 1516-12-13 Johannes Trithemius, German cryptographer (b. 1462)
  • 1517-01-01 Hermann Vischer, the Younger, German bronze merchant, dies
  • 1519-09-21 Hans Backofen/Backoffen, German sculptor, dies at about 49
  • 1519-11-30 Michael Wolgemut, German painter (Weltchronik), dies at about 85
  • 1523-08-29 Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35
  • 1525-05-27 Thomas Muentzer, German rebel leader
  • 1525-12-30 Jacob Fugger, German banker/merchant, dies at 66
  • 1526-03-30 Konrad Mutian, German humanist (b. 1471)
  • 1527-11-08 Jerome Emser, German theologian (b. 1477)
  • 1528-04-06 Albrecht Durer, German painter/graphic artist, dies in Germany at 56
  • 1529-01-07 Peter Vischer, the Old, German count of Sebaldus, dies