Frederick Barbarossa

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Frederick Barbarossa

(ˌbɑːbəˈrɒsə)
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(Biography) official title Frederick I. ?1123–90, Holy Roman Emperor (1155–90), king of Germany (1152–90). His attempt to assert imperial rights in Italy ended in his defeat at Legnano (1176) and the independence of the Lombard cities (1183)
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Noun1.Frederick Barbarossa - Holy Roman Emperor from 1152 to 1190Frederick Barbarossa - Holy Roman Emperor from 1152 to 1190; conceded supremacy to the pope; drowned leading the Third Crusade (1123-1190)