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Wenceslas, King of Germany, 1361-1419

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Personal name headingWenceslas, King of Germany, 1361-1419
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Variant(s)Wenceslas, Emperor of Germany, 1361-1419
Wenzel, Emperor of Germany, 1361-1419
Wenceslas IV, King of Bohemia, 1361-1419
Venceslaus, King of Germany, 1361-1419
Venceslaus IV, King of Bohemia, 1361-1419
Václav, King of Germany, 1361-1419
Václav IV, King of Bohemia, 1361-1419
Wenzeslaus, King of Germany, 1361-1419
Wenceslaus, King of Germany, 1361-1419
Wenzel, King of Bohemia, 1361-1419
Wenceslaus IV, King of Bohemia, 1361-1419
Wenceslas, King of the Romans, 1361-1419
Associated countryHoly Roman Empire Germany Bohemia (Kingdom)
Birth date1361-02-26
Death date1419-08-16
Place of birthNuremberg (Germany)
Place of deathPrague (Czech Republic)
Profession or occupationKings and rulers
Found inEncycl. Brit., v. 23 (Wenceslas (Wenzel); 1361-1419; German king, king of Bohemia)
Americana (Wenceslas; Václav; Wenzel)
Brockhaus Enzykl. (Wenzel; böhm. u. deutscher König)
Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages, 2002, viewed online 18 November 2013 (Wenceslas IV of Bohemia (1361-1419); eldest son of the Emperor Charles IV, crowned as king of the Romans (1376-1400) in his father's lifetime and sovereign at his [father's] death in 1378; brother of King Sigismund of Hungary; deposition as emperor, 20 Aug 1400; King of Bohemia as Wenceslas IV until his death)
Cambridge medieval history, 1995-2005, viewed online 18 November 2013: v. 6, p. 556 (Wenceslas; crowned as king of the Romans in 1376; began reign after death of Charles IV in 29 November 1378) p. 558 (deposed 20 August 1400) p. 562 (retained his title of King of the Romans after his deposition)
Brockhaus Enzyklopädie, 1966-1976 (Wenzel, Wenzeslaus; in Czech, Václav; 1378-1400 as Deutscher König; as König von Böhmen, 1378-1419; born Nürnberg 26.2.1361; died Schloss Wenzelstein 16.8.1419)
Wikipedia, 19 November 2013 (Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia; also Wenceslas; Czech: Václav; German: Wenzel, nicknamed der Faule ("the Idle"); 26 February 1361-16 August 1419); born in Imperial city of Nuremberg; by inheritance, King of Bohemia (as Wenceslaus IV) from 1363 (crowned 15 June 1363; reign began 29 November 1378) and by election 10 June 1376, German King (formally King of the Romans) until deposed 20 August 1400; also Duke of Luxembourg 7 December 1383-1388; married twice, no children by either wife; died during a hunt in the woods surrounding his castle Nový Hrad at Kunratice (today a part of Prague))
Wikipedia, 30 Aug. 2016 (Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia; on death of Charles IV in 1378, inherited Crown of Bohemia and as Emperor-elect assumed government of Holy Roman Empire; did not seek coronation ceremony as Holy Roman Emperor)