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Philip of Swabia was born February 1177 A.D. and he died #onthisday in history 22nd June 1208 A.D . He was a prince of the house of Hohenstaufen and King of Germany from 1198-1208 A.D.

There was a struggle for the throne after the death of Emperor Henry VI and the two dynasties who fought for the throne were the Hohenstaufen and Welf Dynasties. He was the first Germany King to be assassinated.