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Who did Charlemagne marry?

Charlemagne married at least four times, possibly five. His wives were:possibly Himiltrude, of whom little is known, and with whom he had two childrenDesiderata, daughter of K (MORE)

Who crowned Charlemagne?

Pope Leo III crowned Charlemagne as emperor on Christmas Day, 800, in St. Peter's Basilica, Rome. He was given the title "Imperator Romanorum", or "Emperor of the Romans". L (MORE)

How did Charlemagne get his name?

Charlemagne is from French, and means Charles the Great. Charlemagne's name, at the time of his life, was represented in Latin as Carolus. His name comes form a Germanic word (MORE)

Is Charlemagne infamous?

Charlemagne played an important role in shaping early European history by extending the Frankish Empire to the south and west, building roads to make travel easier, creating a (MORE)

Who was Charlemagne and why is he important?

Charlemagne is believed to have been born about the year 742. He became King of the Franks in 768, and Emperor of the Carolingian Empire in 800. He died in 814. He was the so (MORE)

How was Charlemagne remembered?

Charlemagne is remembered today because he did many great things. First of all, he expanded his empire, then he made the people that he conquered convert to Christianity.  .
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When did Charlemagne rule?

Charlemagne was crowned King of the Franks in 768. He was crowned Emperor of the Romans, an empire we now call the Carolingian Empire, in 800. He ruled until he died in 814.
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Where did Charlemagne live?

Charlemagne ruled the Kingdom of the Franks, and later was made emperor. His palace was at Aachen, and that was where he spent the most time.
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Strengths of Charlemagne?

Charlemagne was a shrewd military strategist, and a strong leader.  He was responsible for causing education and learning to be  stressed. Scholars from many countries came (MORE)

What was Charlemagne king of?

Charlemagne was king of the Franks from 768 to 814. By the end of his reign his country include nearly all of modern France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Switzerland, (MORE)