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Saint Henry II of Germany, Emperor of Germany

Saint Henry II of Germany, Emperor of Germany[1]

Male 972 - 1024  (52 years)

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  • Name Henry II of Germany  
    Prefix Saint 
    Suffix Emperor of Germany 
    Born 6 May 972  Bavaria, Germany, Holy Roman Empire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Acceded 995 
    Duke of Bavaria 
    • He succeeded his father as Duke of Bavaria in 995 as Henry IV.
    Crowned 7 Jun 1002  Mainz Find all individuals with events at this location 
    King of the Germans 
    • He was crowned King of the Germans in 1002, Reign 7 June 1002 \endash 13 July 1024


      He is the only King of Germany to have ever been canonized .
    Crowned 15 May 1004  Pavia, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    King of Italy 
    • Reign 15 May 1004 \endash 13 July 1024
    Crowned 14 Feb 1014  St. Peter's Basilica, Rome Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Holy Roman Emperor 
    • Reign 14 February 1014 - 13 July 1024
      crowned as Emperor by Pope Benedict VIII
    Died 13 Jul 1024  Göttingen, Germany, Holy Roman Empire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Person ID I5602  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2013 

    Father Henry II the Wrangler of Bavaria, Duke of Bavaria,   b. 951,   d. 28 Aug 995  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother Gisela of Burgundy,   b. Bef 957,   d. 21 Jul 1006  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Married Bef 972 
    Family ID F1811  Group Sheet

    Family Saint Cunigunda of Luxemburg,   d. 3 Mar 1033 
    Married 1003 
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F1812  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor
    Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor

  • Sources 
    1. [S36] Directory of Royal Genealogical Data, Brian Tompsett, Dept of Computer Science, University of Hull, England([email protected]), (This work is Copyright b 1994-2002 Brian C Tompsett).