Henri of Flanders [c1176-1216] -- Emperor of Latin Empire of Constantinople
Constantinople (1206-1216), Emperor
Henry of Flanders
When his elder brother, the emperor Baldwin I, was captured at the Battle of Adrianople in April 1205 by the Bulgarians, Henry was chosen regent of the empire, succeeding to the throne when the news of Baldwin’s death arrived. He was crowned 20 August 1206.
| 4° Crusade |
| 2° Emperor of Latin Empire of Constantinople |
- Brother: ¤Baldwin V of Hainaut [1150-1195]