Boso was a Frankish nobleman, related to the Carolingian dynasty, and rose to be King of Provence. ...more on Wikipedia about "Boso of Provence"
Carloman ( 751 – December 4, 771) was a King of the Franks ( 768 – 771). He was the second son of Pippin the Younger and Bertrada of Laon. ...more on Wikipedia about "Carloman (son of Pippin III)"
Charlemagne (c. 742 or 747 – 28 January 814) (also Charles the Great ; from Latin, Carolus Magnus or, in German, Karl der Große), son of King Pepin the Short and Bertrada of Laon, was the king of the Franks from 768 to 814 and king of the Lombards from 774 to 781. He was crowned Imperator Augustus in Rome on Christmas Day, 800 by Pope Leo III and is therefore regarded as the founder of the Holy Roman Empire, a reincarnation of the ancient Western Roman Empire. Through military conquest and defence, he solidified and expanded his realm to cover most of Western Europe and is today regarded as the founding father of both France and Germany. ...more on Wikipedia about "Charlemagne"
Charles was the Carolingian King of Provence from 855 until his early death in 863. ...more on Wikipedia about "Charles of Provence"
Charles the Bald (numbered Charles II of France and the Holy Roman Emperor) ( French: Charles le Chauve) ( June 13, 823 – October 5 or 6, 877), Holy Roman Emperor ( 875- 877) and king of West Francia ( 840- 877), was the youngest son of Emperor Louis the Pious, by his second wife Judith. ...more on Wikipedia about "Charles the Bald"
Charles the Fat (in French: Charles le Gros) (c. 832– January 13, 888) was a king of East Franks, king of Italy, a King of France and, as Charles III, Holy Roman Emperor. He was the son of Louis the German. Granted lordship over Alemannia in 876, he became King of Italy in 879 upon the abdication of his older brother Carloman. Crowned Emperor in 881, his succession to the territories of his brother Louis the Younger the following year reunited the entire Kingdom of the East Franks ( Germany). Upon the death of Carloman, the King of the West Franks (France), on December 12, 884, he achieved that throne as well, thus reviving, if only briefly, the entire Carolingian Empire, aside from Burgundy. ...more on Wikipedia about "Charles the Fat"
Childebert I ( Rheims, c. 496– 558). He was the Frankish king of Paris, a Merovingian dynast, one of the four sons of Clovis I who shared the kingdom of the Franks upon their father's death ( 511). ...more on Wikipedia about "Childebert I" Good to know shortopedia.
Childebert II ( 570- 595) was the king of Austrasia from 575 until his death in 595, the eldest and succeeding son of Sigebert I, and the king of Burgundy from 592 to his death, as the adopted and succeeding son of his uncle Guntram. ...more on Wikipedia about "Childebert II"
Childebert III, called the Just ( French: le Juste) ( 670 or 683 – 23 April 711), son of Theuderic III and Clotilda of Heristal and sole king of the Franks ( 695- 711), he was seemingly but a puppet of the mayor of the palace, Pepin of Heristal, though his placita show him making judicial decisions of his own will, even against the Arnulfing clan. His nickname has no comprehensible justification except possibly as a result of these judgements, for the Liber Historiae Francorum calls him a "famous man". ...more on Wikipedia about "Childebert III"
Childeric II (c. 653- 675) was the king of Austrasia from 662 and Neustria (including Burgundy) from 673 until his death in 675. He was the second eldest son of Clovis II. His brother Clotaire III was briefly sole king of the Franks from 661 and gave him Austrasia the next year. ...more on Wikipedia about "Childeric II"
Childeric III "the Idiot" amd also called the Phantom King (died about 752), king of the Franks, was the fourteenth and last king of the Merovingian dynasty. ...more on Wikipedia about "Childeric III"
Chilperic II (ca 672 – 720), born Daniel, the youngest son of son of Childeric II, was king of Neustria from 715 and sole king of the Franks from 718 until his death in 720. He was the last Merovingian dynast to exercise any authority on his own. ...more on Wikipedia about "Chilperic II"
Clotaire I (also Chlothar or Chloderic, sometimes called le Vieux or the Old) ( 497– 561), a king of the Franks, was one of the four sons of Clovis. He was born about 497 in Soissons (now in Aisne département, Picardie, France). ...more on Wikipedia about "Clotaire I"
Clotaire II ( 584- 629), called the Great (le Grand) or the Young (le Jeune), King of Neustria, and from 613- 629 King of all the Franks, was not yet born when his father, King Chilperic I died in 584. His mother, Queen Fredegonde, was regent until her death in 597, at which time the thirteen year old Clotaire II began to rule for himself. As King, he continued his mother's feud with Queen Brunhilda of Austrasia with equal viciousness and bloodshed. ...more on Wikipedia about "Clotaire II" My www.shortopedia.com and me.
Clotaire III ( 652- 673) was the eldest son of Clovis II, king of Neustria and Burgundy. He succeeded his father in his kingdoms in 655 or 658, upon his death. He was under the regency of his mother, Queen Balthild until 664 or 665. Throughout his reign, he was dominated by his mayor of the palace, Ebroin. ...more on Wikipedia about "Clotaire III"
Clovis II (also Chlodowech or Chlodwig, modern French "Louis", modern German "Ludwig") ( 637- November 27, 655 or 658) succeeded his father Dagobert I in 639 as king of Neustria and Burgundy. His brother Sigebert III had been king of Austrasia since 634. ...more on Wikipedia about "Clovis II"
Clovis IV (sometimes Clovis III if the other Clovis III is considered a usurper) ( 682- 695) , son of Theuderic III, was the sole king of the Franks from 691 until his death. Although Clovis IV is called "King of the Franks", he was really a puppet—a roi fainéant—of Pepin II, mayor of the palace of Austrasia. He assumed the throne at the age of nine and died when he was only thirteen. ...more on Wikipedia about "Clovis IV"
Conrad II (c. 990 – June 4, 1039) was the son of Count Henry of Speyer and Adelheid of Alsace. He was elected king in 1024 and crowned emperor of the Holy Roman Empire on March 26, 1027, the first emperor of the Salian Dynasty. ...more on Wikipedia about "Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor"
Conrad III ( 1093 - February 15, 1152, Bamberg), the first German king of the Hohenstaufen dynasty, was the son of Frederick I, Duke of Swabia and Agnes, a daughter of Emperor Henry IV. ...more on Wikipedia about "Conrad III of Germany"
Conrad IV, Conrad of Hohenstaufen ( April 25, 1228 Andria, Italy – May 21, 1254, Lavello), was king of Jerusalem (as Conrad II) 1228– 1254, of Germany 1237–1254, and of Sicily (as Conrad I) 1250–1254. He was the son of Frederick II and Queen Yolande of Jerusalem. Conrad married Elisabeth of Bavaria who bore him a son, Conradin, in 1252. ...more on Wikipedia about "Conrad IV of Germany"
Conrad (died 19 October 993) was king of Burgundy from 937 until his death. He was the son of King Rudolf II of Burgundy. ...more on Wikipedia about "Conrad of Burgundy"
Dagobert I (c. 603– January 19, 639) was the king of Austrasia ( 623– 634), king of all the Franks ( 629– 634), and king of Neustria and Burgundy ( 629– 639). He was the last Merovingian dynast to wield any real royal power. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dagobert I"
Dagobert III (c. 699- 715) was Merovingian king of the Franks ( 711- 715). Son of Childebert III, he succeeded him as the head of the three Frankish kingdoms— Neustria and Austrasia, unified since Pippin's victory at Tertry in 687, and the Kingdom of Burgundy— in 711, at the age of twelve. Real power, however, still remained with the Mayor of the Palace, Pippin of Herstal, who died in 714. Pippin's death occasioned open conflict between his heirs and the Neustrian nobles who elected the mayors of the palace. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dagobert III"
Frederick I ( German: Friedrich I. von Hohenstaufen) ( 1122 – June 10 1190), also known as Friedrich Barbarossa ("Frederick Redbeard") was elected king of Germany on March 4, 1152 and crowned Holy Roman Emperor on June 18 1155. He was also Duke of Swabia (1147-1152, as Frederick III) and King of Italy (1154-1186). As son of Duke Frederick II of Swabia (German Schwaben) and Judith of Bavaria, from the rival House of Guelph (or Welf), Frederick descended from Germany's two leading principal families, making him an acceptable choice for the Empire's princely electors as heir to royal crown. ...more on Wikipedia about "Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor"
Frederick II ( December 26, 1194 – December 13, 1250), Holy Roman Emperor of the Hohenstaufen dynasty, was pretender to the title of King of the Romans from 1212, unopposed holder of that monarchy from 1215, and Holy Roman Emperor from 1220 until his death in 1250. He was also King of Sicily, from 1198 to 1250, where he was raised and lived most of his life (his mother, Constance of Sicily, was the daughter of Roger II of Sicily). He is also referred to as Frederick I of Sicily. His empire was frequently at war with the Papal States, so it is not surprising that he was excommunicated twice. Pope Gregory IX went so far as to call him the anti-Christ. After his death the idea of his second coming where he would rule a 1000-year reich took hold, possibly in part because of this. ...more on Wikipedia about "Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor" shortopedia never sleeps.
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