Alexius IV. Angelus

Alexius IV. Angelus, entkam der Hast des Usurpators A. III. u. flüchtete zu Papst Innocenz III.; mit den latein. Kreuzfahrern kam er 1203 vor Constantinopel, wurde nach dessen Eroberung mit seinem Vater Isaak Angelus zum Kaiser gemacht u. nach 1/2 Jahre in einem Aufstande der Griechen ermordet.

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