Charles V

King of Spain and Holy Roman Emperor Charles V Full Name: Charles V
Nationality: Spanish-Dutch

Profession: King of Spain and Holy Roman Emperor

Born: February 24, 1500
Star Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ghent, Flanders, Habsburg Netherlands

Died: September 21, 1558 (aged 58)

Married Life

  • 1526-03-10 Holy Roman Emperor Charles V marries Princess Isabella of Portugal, his 1st cousin, in Seville

Historical Events in the Life of Charles V

  • 1519-06-28 King Carlos I elected Holy Roman Catholic Emperor Charles V
  • 1520-07-10 King Charles V France & King Henry VIII of England sign treaty of Calais
  • 1520-10-23 King Carlos I crowned German emperor Charles V
  • 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
  • 1521-05-28 Pope Leo X signs treaty with Holy Roman Emperor Charles V
  • 1521-10-25 Emperor Charles V bans wooden buildings in Amsterdam
  • 1522-04-29 Emperor Charles V names Frans van Holly inquisitor-gen of Netherlands
  • 1524-08-19 Emperor Charles V's troops besiege Marseille, France
  • 1525-02-24 Battle of Pavia: Holy Roman Emperor Charles V's troops beat the French. French King Francois I captured, 15,000 killed/wounded
  • 1526-01-14 Charles V & Francis I sign Treaty of Madrid, forcing Francis to give up claims to Burgundy, Italy & Flanders
  • 1527-04-30 Henry VIII of England and Francis I of France signed the Treaty of Westminster, pledging to combine their forces against Holy Roman Emperor Charles V in an attempt to win the War of the League of Cognac
  • 1527-06-07 Pope Clement VII surrenders to emperor Charles V's armies
  • 1528-01-22 England & France declare war on Emperor Charles V
  • 1528-10-20 Treaty of Gorinchem signed between Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and Duke Charles of Guelders
  • 1530-02-24 1st imperial coronation by a Pope, Charles V crowned by Clement V
  • 1530-06-25 The Augsburg Confession where Germany's Protestant princes force Holy Roman emperor Charles V to hear their Confession of Faith
  • 1530-11-19 The Recess document resulting from the Diet of Augsburg signed by Charles V and catholic princes
  • 1532-07-23 Emperor Charles V and the Schmalkaldic League sign Peace of Nuremberg
  • 1534-10-26 Charles V names Joris of Egmont as Bishop of Utrecht
  • 1535-06-14 Emperor Charles V's fleet sails under Andrea Doria to Tunis
  • 1535-07-14 Emperor Charles V conquers Tunis
  • 1538-06-18 Treaty of Nice: ends war between Emperor Charles V & King French I
  • 1540-02-14 Emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels
  • 1543-08-22 Emperor Charles V's army occupies Duren
  • 1543-09-07 Duke Willem of Gulik surrenders to emperor Charles V
  • 1543-09-12 Treaty of Venlo signed by Duke Willem of Gulik and Holy Roman Emperor Charles V during Italian Wars
  • 1544-05-23 Holy Roman Emperor Charles V recognizes king Christian III of Denmark
  • 1544-09-18 Peace of CrĂ©py signed by Holy Roman Emperor Charles V & French King Francis I ending the Fourth Hapsburg-Valois War
  • 1548-06-30 Augsburg Interim isues by Charles V becomes law - orders Lutherans to return to Catholic practices with some concessions
  • 1550-04-29 Emperor Charles V gives inquisiters additional authority
  • 1552-08-02 Treaty of Passau: Emperor Charles V accepts Lutheran religion
  • 1555-10-21 Emperor Charles V makes Erard of Pallandt earl of Culemborg
  • 1556-09-13 Charles V & Maria of Hungary march into Spain
  • 1556-09-15 Vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain
  • 1558-12-29 Charles V, King of Spain and Holy Roman Emperor, buried in El Escorial, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain

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