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Vicki Thomas
Vicki Thomas • 2 years ago

Louis I, the Pious (778 - 840). King of the Franks from 814 to 840. Led France through three civil wars.

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LOUIS I 'THE PIOUS' HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR 778-840 also called the Fair was the King of Aquitaine from 781. He was also King of the Franks and co-Emperor (as Louis I) with his father, CHARLEMANGE, from 813. As the only surviving adult son of Charlemagne and Hildegard, he became the sole ruler of the Franks after his father's death in 814. 37th G GRANDFATHER

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