Conrad IV

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Conrad IV (1228–54) German king (1237–54) and King of Sicily and Jerusalem (1250–54). Son of Frederick II, he was elected German king (Emperor-elect, 1237). When Pope Innocent IV deposed Frederick in 1245 and named an anti-king to replace Conrad in 1246, Germany plunged into war. Conrad inherited Sicily and Jerusalem upon Frederick's death, but was never crowned Emperor. See also Holy Roman Empire

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