Charles V

Holy Roman Emperor from 1519 to 1556.

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Aachen Cathedral Coronation on 23 october 1520
Aranjuez Bought it as hunting grounds
City of Luxembourg The duchy and the city passed by inheritance to Charles V who, as a child, bore the title of Duke of Luxembourg. Through him, Luxembourg passed to the Habsburgs of Spain.
Cordoba "The most significant alteration was building a Renaissance cathedral nave in the middle of the structure. It was constructed by permission of Charles V"
Donana National Park was the favorite hunting reserve of Charles V
El Escurial Place where he's burried
Granada Destroyed parts of the Alhambra for his own palace
Kasbah of Algiers The 1541 Algiers expedition occurred when Charles V of the Holy Roman Empire attempted to lead an amphibious attack against the Ottoman Empire's stronghold of Algiers. Inadequate planning, particularly against unfavourable weather, led to the failure of the expedition. (wiki)
Loire Valley visited the chateaus in 1539 on demand of the king of France
Mantua and Sabbioneta stayed at the Palazzo Te on two occasions, in 1530 and 1532
Potosi first called "Villa Imperial de Carlos V"
Rammelsberg and Goslar Walkenried: "In view of the Protestant Reformation the abbey was finally declared an immediate Reichsstift (Imperial abbey) by Emperor Charles V in 1542."
Toledo the temporary seat of the supreme power under Charles V, who endowed it with the status of imperial and crowned city


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