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- proper n. A political conglomeration of lands in Central Europe from at least 962 CE until 1806.
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- n. a political entity in Europe that began with the papal coronation of Otto I as the first emperor in 962 and lasted until 1806 when it was dissolved by Napoleon
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= -- _Bryce_, Holy Roman Empire; _Guizot_, History of
At 6 years old, young Mozart was the talk of Europe when he and his sister toured the capitol cities of the Holy Roman Empire and England.
You might think that founding the Holy Roman Empire would be enough of a challenge for one man, but Charlemagne wanted more: to conquer mathematical puzzles!
In 1761, the year in which Haydn entered the service of the Esterházys, a branch was even founded in Vienna, arguably the least German city in the Holy Roman Empire.
Those who are aware of the history of the previous six resurrections of the Holy Roman Empire would be aware of the imposition of its own "long and harsh night of violence and oppression due to a totalitarian system which, in the end, led to nihilism, to an emptying of souls" on many nations.
Step aside France, there's a new unseemly giant blob on the political map: the Holy Roman Empire.