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us: Wenceslas, Emperor of Germany, 1361-1419



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    • us: Wenzel, Emperor of Germany, 1361-1419
    • us: Wenceslas IV, King of Bohemia, 1361-1419
    • us: Venceslaus, Emperor of Germany, 1361-1419
    • us: Venceslaus IV, King of Bohemia, 1361-1419
    • us: Václav, Emperor of Germany, 1361-1419
    • us: Václav IV, King of Bohemia, 1361-1419
    • us: Wenzeslaus, Emperor of Germany, 1361-1419
    • us: Wenceslaus, Emperor of Germany, 1361-1419
    • us: Wenzel, King of Bohemia, 1361-1419
    • us: Wenceslaus IV, King of Bohemia, 1361-1419
    • us: Wenceslas, King of the Romans, 1361-1419
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    • Wenzel, Emperor of Germany, 1361-1419
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    • found: Encycl. Brit., v. 23 (Wenceslas (Wenzel); 1361-1419; German king, king of Bohemia)
    • found: Americana (Wenceslas; Václav; Wenzel)
    • found: Brockhaus Enzykl. (Wenzel; böhm. u. deutscher König)
    • found: Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages, 2002, viewed online 18 November 2013 (Wenceslas IV of Bohemia (1361-1419); eldest son of the Emperor Charles IV, crowned as king of the Romans (1376-1400) in his father's lifetime and sovereign at his [father's] death in 1378; brother of King Sigismund of Hungary; deposition as emperor, 20 Aug 1400; King of Bohemia as Wenceslas IV until his death)
    • found: Cambridge medieval history, 1995-2005, viewed online 18 November 2013: v. 6, p. 556 (Wenceslas; crowned as king of the Romans in 1376; began reign after death of Charles IV in 29 November 1378) p. 558 (deposed 20 August 1400) p. 562 (retained his title of King of the Romans after his deposition)
    • found: Brockhaus Enzyklopädie, 1966-1976 (Wenzel, Wenzeslaus; in Czech, Václav; 1378-1400 as Deutscher König; as König von Böhmen, 1378-1419; born Nürnberg 26.2.1361; died Schloss Wenzelstein 16.8.1419)
    • found: Wikipedia, 19 November 2013 (Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia; also Wenceslas; Czech: Václav; German: Wenzel, nicknamed der Faule ("the Idle"); 26 February 1361-16 August 1419); born in Imperial city of Nuremberg; by inheritance, King of Bohemia (as Wenceslaus IV) from 1363 (crowned 15 June 1363; reign began 29 November 1378) and by election 10 June 1376, German King (formally King of the Romans) until deposed 20 August 1400; also Duke of Luxembourg 7 December 1383-1388; married twice, no children by either wife; died during a hunt in the woods surrounding his castle Nový Hrad at Kunratice (today a part of Prague))
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