16 Facts About Emperor


In Europe, the title of Emperor has been used since the Middle Ages, considered in those times equal or almost equal in dignity to that of Pope due to the latter's position as visible head of the Church and spiritual leader of the Catholic part of Western Europe.

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Emperor'storians have liberally used emperor and empire anachronistically and out of its Roman and European context to describe any large state from the past or the present.

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Principate period was succeeded by what is known as the Dominate, during which Emperor Diocletian tried to put the Empire on a more formal footing.

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The Emperor could pursue the election of his heir as King, who would then succeed him after his death.

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Emperor wished to maintain his and his family's Imperial status in the event that the Holy Roman Empire should be dissolved, as it indeed was in 1806 when an Austrian-led army suffered a humiliating defeat at the Battle of Austerlitz.

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Emperor was "the grandson of the Caesars", he remained the patron of the Holy Church.

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Emperor's title was a matter of dispute with the governor of St Helena, who insisted on addressing him as "General Bonaparte", despite the "historical reality that he had been an emperor" and therefore retained the title.

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Emperor's reign was marked by large scale public works, the development of social policy, and the extension of France's influence throughout the world.

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The style of Titular Emperor was a life title, and became extinct upon the holder's demise.

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Emperor based his claim partially upon a letter discovered in 1717 written in 1514 from Maximilian I to Vasili III, in which the Holy Roman Emperor used the term in referring to Vasili.

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In 1345, the Serbian King Stefan Uros IV Dusan proclaimed himself Emperor and was crowned as such at Skopje on Easter 1346 by the newly created Serbian Patriarch, and by the Patriarch of Bulgaria and the autocephalous Archbishop of Ohrid.

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Emperor did recognize his father, Joao VI, as Titular Emperor of Brazil —a purely honorific title—until Joao VI's death in 1826.

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Emperor was overthrown three years later and the republic was restored.

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Emperor Naruhito is the 126th monarch according to Japan's traditional order of succession.

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Emperor declared the era name of "Gwangmu", meaning "Bright and Martial".

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In 1802 the newly established Nguyen dynasty requested canonization from the Chinese Jiaqing Emperor and received the title Quoc Vuong and the name of the country as Viet Nam instead Ðai Viet .

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