The prince-electors (or simply electors) o the Holy Roman Empire (German: Kurfürst (Aboot this soondlisten ), pl. Kurfürsten, Czech: Kurfiřt Laitin: Princeps Elector) war the members of the electoral college o the Holy Roman Empire, havin syne the 13t century the privilege o electin the Keeng o the Romans or, frae the middle o the 16t century onwards, directly the Holy Roman Emperor.