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Charlemagne (742-814), or charles the great, was king of the franks, 768-814, and emperor of the west, 800-814 he founded the holy roman empire, stimulated european economic and political life, and fostered the cultural revival known as the carolingian renaissance in contrast to the general. Pepin iii biography general, king (c 714-768) pepin iii, father of charlemagne, was the first king of the franks and played an integral role in the foundation of the holy roman empire. The life of charlemagne the king of the franks who also became the first holy roman emperor and created one of the most powerful empires in europe tv discussing. As a personal servant of charlemagne, einhard undertook the composition of a biography of the king divided into five books focused on the individual aspects of the life and reign of charlemagne, the work provides an account of the evolution of the carolingian dynasty, the political aspirations of charlemagne's reign, his personal life and character.
Charlemagne (742-814), or charles the great, was king of the franks, 768-814, and emperor of the west, 800-814 he founded the holy roman empire , stimulated european economic and political life, and fostered the cultural revival known as the carolingian renaissance. Louis the pious biography louis the pious was the king of aquitaine from 781 he was also king of the franks and co-emperor of holy roman empire with his father, charlemagne, from 813. The life of charlemagne translated by when the commonwealth of the franks was shaken with many and oblivion to blot out the life of this king, the noblest and.
Biography outlining the life and times of german king charlemagne, who founded the holy roman empire and fostered a cultural renaissance in the western europe of the late 700s category: juvenile nonfiction. This is a short biography on the 9th century frankish king, the first holy roman emperor (the first emperor in europe since the fall of rome) and the first person who. - einhard, the life of charlemagne charlemagne—charles, king of the franks—obviously has a fan in einhard his powerful work, the life of charlemagne, details the king's life from the building of his empire, through the education of his children, and culminating in his final living words: the division of his possessions and the.
Charlemagne (latin: carolus magnus, english: charles the great, german: karl der große, dutch: karel de grote) (ca 742 or 747 - 28 january, 814) was the king of the franks and the first emperor of the holy roman empire he was crowned as the emperor on christmas day, 800. Crowned king of the franks in 768, charlemagne expanded the frankish kingdom, eventually establishing the carolingian empire in the work, titled vita karoli magni (life of charles the. The significance of the coronation of charlemagne year 800 ad charlemagne, king of the franks and part of the biography of charlemagne, the king embarked. Charlemagne (c 747 - 814), also known as charles the great, was the king of the franks from 768, and from 800 the first emperor in western europe since the collapse of the western roman empire charlemagne's script.