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The Frankish king Charlemagne, in 800. His Empire (including what was to become France) fell apart after his death, but the title was revived for its eastern half (Germany and neighbouring regions plus northern Italy) by Otto I in 962.

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The ruler of the Holy Roman Empire was Henry I, but he didn't last for long so it's considered that his son, Otto I to be the emperor since he lasted very long, and being the greatest of the empores. by the way the Holy Roman empire is NOT Roman nor holy nor an empire it was a saxon empire, because Otto I was the greatest of all saxon emporers

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The concept of the Holy Roman Empire was first concieved by king Charles of the Franks when he was coronoated Emperor of the West by Pope Leo III on Christmas Day AD 800. The empire was put into its lasting form by king Otto I of Saxony, and he is attributed with founding the Holy Roman Empire was it is known to history. Emperor Frederick Barbarossa was the first emperor to coin the title "Holy Roman Empire."

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What was the name of the empire that founded Charlemagne?

The Holy Roman Empire

Where there Catholics before the Holy Roman Empire?

Yes. Contrary to popular belief, the Holy Roman Empire is not the Ancient Roman Empire after Catholicism became widespread within it. The Holy Roman Empire was in Central Europe, founded by Charlemagne in the 7-800s, obviously centuries after Catholicism surfaced.

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Voltaire said the Holy Roman Empire was not 'Holy, Roman, or an Empire.'

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Charlemagne did not find an empire (find, meaning discover). He founded and empire (found, meaning begin building up). The empire he founded is called the Carolingian Empire. Depending on the historian whose works you read, the Carolingian Empire was either the beginning of the Holy Roman Empire, or ancestral to the Holy Roman Empire.

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the holy roman empire was not holy, roman or an empire - Voltaire

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Germany was part of the Holy Roman Empire. But was not the Holy Roman Empire.

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The Roman Empire had large territorial holdings in Europe and around the Mediterranean. The term is used to describe the Roman state during and after the time of the first Roman emperor, Augustus.

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The holy Roman empire ruled the Romans.

When was Holy Roman Empire created?

Holy Roman Empire was created in 962.

What was Charlemagnes greatest accomplishements?

One possibility would be the formation of the Holy Roman Empire (which was unfortunately neither Holy, Roman, nor an Empire).

When did the eastern Roman empire become the holy Roman empire?

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