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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
Tenth-century copy of a lost original from about 830: Charlemagne (left, his name means "Charles the Great") and his oldest son, Pippin the Hunchback (Broadway Musical was about him, but not historical). King of the Franks from 768 and Emperor of the Romans (Imperator Romanorum) from 800 to his death in 814.
Map of Charlemagne's empire, 768-843. Charlemagne, a.k.a Charles the Great or Charles I, was king of the Franks from 768, king of the Lombards from 774, and was crowned emperor in 800. Charlemagne died in 814 and was succeeded by his only surviving son, Louis I. Louis's death in 840 was followed by civil war between his three sons, which resulted in the split (and the end) of the empire in three parts in 843.
Charles the Bald or Charles II (13 June 823 – 6 October 877), Holy Roman Emperor (875–877) and King of West Francia (840–877), with the borders of his land defined by the Treaty of Verdun, 843, was the youngest son of the Emperor Louis the Pious by his second wife Judith, and grandson of Charlemagne.