Holy Roman Empire Quiz

Can you name these facts about the Holy Roman Empire?
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Last updated: September 7, 2020
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Founder of the empire
The above was the king of this kingdom before founding the empire
Kingdom of the Franks
Pope who crowned him the Holy Roman Emperor
Pope Leo III
Bavarian city that is often referred to as the "unofficial capital" of the empire
Protestant reformer who nailed 95 theses on a church door
Martin Luther
City where the first university in the world was established in 1088
War famously fought between and Modena the above in 1325
War of the Bucket
"Great" emperor who unified the German tribes
Otto I
European capital the Ottomans besieged, but fail to capture, in 1529 and 1683
War that was fought against almost the entire Europe between 1618–48
Thirty Years' War
Royal family that was the ruling dynasty of the empire from 1452 till its end in 1806
First emperor from that royal family
Frederick III
What Johannes Gutenberg invented
Printing Press
The most important conflict between secular and religious powers in medieval Europe
Investiture Controversy
City in which the Pope resided between 1309–76
Official title of the Holy Roman Emperors, in English
Emperor of the Romans
Confederation of merchant cities along the Baltic and North Seas
Hanseatic League
City that was the most populous in the empire by the year 1600
Factions that supported either the Emperor or the Pope in the Italian city-states
Guelphs / Ghibellines
General who finally ended the empire in 1806 after the Battle of Austerlitz
French philosopher who famously said: "the Holy Roman Empire was in no way holy,
nor Roman, nor an empire"
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