Hohenstaufen(redirected from House of Hohenstaufen)
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Family of German rulers of the Holy Roman Empire (1138-1208 and 1212-1254). Hohenstaufens also reigned in Sicily (1194-1266).
Hohenstaufen(ˈhəʊənˌʃtaʊfən; German hoːənˈʃtaufən)
(Biography) a German princely family that provided rulers of Germany (1138–1208, 1215–54), Sicily (1194–1268), and the Holy Roman Empire (1138–1254)
Ho•hen•stau•fen(ˌhoʊ ənˈʃtaʊ fən)
a member of the German princely family that ruled in Germany, Sicily, and the Holy Roman Empire in the 12th and 13th centuries.