Who was the first emperor of the Holy Roman Empire?

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Who was the first emperor of the Holy Roman Empire?

Holy Roman Empire:

The Holy Roman Empire was a confederation of various states in Western and Central Europe that lasted about a thousand years from the 9th to the 19th Century. The Empire, in theory, was unified under a ruler known as the "Holy Roman Emperor," though each of the states under the Empire's domain tended to have a degree of autonomy and self-governance.

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The first Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire was either Charlemagne or Otto I, depending upon one's specific definition of what constituted the...

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Feudalism: Charlemagne and the Holy Roman Empire

from History 101: Western Civilization I

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