Tag Archives: Holy Roman Empire

The Historical Bookends of Europe in Time and Space

Alexander the Great and Charlemagne When I do a birth chart for a famous/notorious person in history, I tend to think of them in terms of their era, alone. Only later do I realize that they connect with others who … Continue reading

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The Man who Would be Emperor

Napoléon Bonaparte (August 15, 1769 – May 5, 1821) Today in history, Napoléon escaped from exile on Elba in 1815. We think we know all about the man, but do we really? I cannot confirm the accuracy of his birth … Continue reading

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The Failure of Diplomacy

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Charlemagne: Europe’s King Arthur?

The Last Time France and Germany were United The European Union (created by the Treaty of Rome in 1957) is not a new concept. Charlemagne got there first. But he achieved the union through timely alliances, actual battles, and some very astute … Continue reading

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