Holy Roman Empire

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a political entity in Europe that began with the papal coronation of Otto I as the first emperor in 962 and lasted until 1806 when it was dissolved by Napoleon

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The First Reich was the Holy Roman Empire, which saw the establishment of the first Christian states in the Germanic region.