Frederick I


Frederick I or Frederick Barbarossabrb?rs? [key] [Ital.,=red beard], c.1125?90, Holy Roman emperor (1155?90) and German king (1152?90), son of Frederick of Hohenstaufen, duke of Swabia, nephew and successor of Holy Roman Emperor Conrad III.

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