April 5th in German History: Lothair the First Becomes Holy Roman Emperor

April 5th is the anniversary of one of the far less known events in German history. On April 5th, 823, Lothair the First was made Holy Roman Emperor. Lothair was the son of Louis the Pious and he ruled along with his father until 840. Louis was the son of the first Holy Roman Emperor,Continue reading “April 5th in German History: Lothair the First Becomes Holy Roman Emperor”