Very Rare image of Henry II (972-1024) King of Italy and Germany also Holy Roman Emperor during the time of the Ottonian Dynasty. From the Sacramentary of Henry II (1002 -1014). Undeniable proof of so called black presence throughout Europe.
Frederick I Barbarossa(1122 – 10 June 1190) was a German Holy Roman Emperor. He was elected King of Germany at Frankfurt on 4 March 1152 and crowned in Aachen on 9 March as King of Italy in Pavia in 1155, and finally crowned Roman Emperor by Pope Adrian IV, on 18 June 1155. Thumbnail of the manuscript ( code Correr 381 , I , 1479 , c . 27r ) Venice , Museo Correr
Pepin (April 770/3 – 8 July 810), born Carloman, was the son of Charlemagne and king of the Lombards (781–810) under the authority of his father. Pepin was the second son of Charlemagne by his then-wife Hildegard. He was made "king of Italy" after his father's conquest of the Lombards, in 781, and crowned by Pope Hadrian I with the Iron Crown of Lombardy.
The last king of Italy - Umberto II reigning for only 33 days and he was known as the "May King". He married Princess Maria Jose of Belgium. King Vittorio Emanuele III abdicated in favor of Umberto II in an effort to save the Italian kingdom after WW II but a referendum removed Umberto II though the vote was highly controversial, very close. Umberto II lived the rest of his life in exile, he never set foot in his native land again. He died in 1983 in Switzerland.