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Charles V, Haly Roman Emperor

Charles V (German: Karl V.; Spaingie: Carlos I; Croatie: Karlo V; Dutch: Karel V; Italian: Carlo V; Czech: Karel V.; French: Charles Quint; 24 Februar 1500 – 21 September 1558) wis ruler o the Haly Roman Empire frae 1519 an, as Charles I, o the Spainyie Empire frae 1516 till his voluntary retirement an abdication in favor o his younger brither Ferdinand I as Haly Roman Emperor an his son Philip II as Keeng o Spain in 1556.

Charles V
Titian - Portrait of Charles V Seated - WGA22964.jpg
Charles V bi Titian, 1548. Alte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany
Haly Roman Emperor;
Keeng o Germany;
Keeng o Italy
Ring 28 Juin 1519 – 27 August 1556[1]
Coronation 26 October 1520, Aachen (German ryal)
22 Februar 1530, Bologna (Italian ryal)
24 Februar 1530, Bologna (imperial)
Predecessor Maximilian I
Successor Ferdinand I
Keeng o Spain
wi Joanna tae 1555
Ring 23 Januar 1516 – 16 Januar 1556
Predecessor Joanna
Successor Philip II
Lord o the Netherlands an Coont Palatine o Burgundy
Reing 25 September 1506 – 25 October 1555[2]
Predecessor Philip I o Castile
Successor Philip II o Spain
Born 24 Februar 1500
Ghent, Flanders
Dee'd 21 September 1558 (aged 58)
Yuste, Spain
Buirial El Escorial, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
Spouse Isabel o Portugal
Issue Philip II, Keeng o Spain
Maria, Haly Roman Empress
Joanna, Princess o Portugal
John o Austrick (illegitimate)
Margaret, Duchess o Florence an Parma (illegitimate)
Hoose Hoose o Habsburg
Faither Philip I o Castile
Mither Joanna o Castile
Releegion Roman Catholicism
Seegnatur Charles V's signature

Childer with Isabel o PortugalEedit

  1. Philip II o Spain (21 Mey 1527 – 13 September 1598) mairit Anna o Austrick an haed childer, mairit Élisabeth o Fraunce an haed childer, mairit Mary I o Ingland but haed nae childer, mairit Maria Manuela, Princess o Portugal an haed childer.
  2. Airchduchess Maria o Austrick, Infanta o Spain (21 Juin 1528 – 26 Februar 1603) mairit Maximilian II, Haly Roman Emperor an haed childer.
  3. Airchduchess Juana o Austrick, Infanta o Spain mairit João Manuel, Prince o Portugal but haed nae childer.

External linksEedit

  Media relatit tae Charles V, Haly Roman Emperor at Wikimedia Commons


  1. Date of Charles's abdication; on 24 February 1558, the college of electors assembled at Frankfort accepted the instrument of Charles V's imperial resignation and declared the election of Ferdinand as emperor [1] [2]
  2. Abdication of Brussels. Retrieved 2012-06-08.