CARLOS V (1500 - 1558)

1500 Carlos is born on February 24, 1500, in Ghent, Belgium.
1506 Carlos' father, Felipe El Hermoso "Philip the Handsome" dies.
1509 Henry VIII becomes King of England. 
1515 Carlos becomes ruler of the Netherlands.
1517 In September Carlos lands in Spain to become their new King.
1520 In October Carlos becomes Roman Emperor. 
1526 Carlos marries Isabella of Portugal.
1527 On May 8th, Carlos attacks Rome and captures the Pope.  Also this year Carlos's first child, Felipe is born.
1530 Carlos is crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Clement VII.
1536 Carlos sails to Naples, Italy and captures  the city.
1541 Carlos unsuccessfully attempts to capture North Africa.
1552 Carlos is almost captured in Germany.
1554 In July, Carlos' son, Felipe, marries the Mary, Queen of England.
1555 Carlos turns over control of Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Belgium and all of the Americas to his son Felipe.
1556 Carlos turns over control of Austria and Germany to his brother, Ferdinand.
1557 In February, Carlos enters the monastery of Yuste, in Caceres, Spain.
1558 September 21st Carlos dies at age 58.

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