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Information about person: King Charles the Bald, Holy Roman Emperor

From13 May 823
To6 September 877
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Charles the Bald was the King of West Francia (843-77), King of Italy (875-77) and Holy Roman Emperor (875-77, as Charles II). After a series of civil wars during the reign of his father, Louis the Pious, Charles succeeded by the Treaty of Verdun (843) in acquiring the western third of the Carolingian Empire. He was a grandson of Charlemagne and the youngest son of Louis the Pious by his second wife, Judith.

King Charles the Bald, Holy Roman Emperor reigned in...
Reigned asIn countryCoinsFromTo
King Charles the Bald Francia (Kingdom of the Franks) 20 June 840 August 843
King Charles the Bald, Holy Roman Emperor West Francia August 843 6 October 877
King Charles the Bald, Holy Roman Emperor Italy, Kingdom of (Holy Roman Empire) 29 December 875 6 October 877
Emperor Charles II the Bald, King of the Franks Holy Roman Empire 29 December 875 6 October 877
King Charles the Bald, Holy Roman Emperor: Some useful external links
Charles the Bald - Wikipedia