Charles V was the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire from 1519-1556 AD. He was also the ruler of Spain from 1516-1556 AD under the name Charles I.
Charles V was a member of the Habsburg family.
He is known for his opposition to the Protestant Reformation, his military endeavors, and the expansion of the Spanish Empire that occurred under his rule.
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