Charlemagne, also known as Charles the Great, was King of the Franks in the late 8th century.
At first, Charlemagne had to co-rule the Frankish Kingdom with Carloman I (his brother). In 771, Carloman died, giving Charlemagne the full power of the throne. He united much of Europe, conquering Italy. He worked with the Pope as his protector. He led both an invasion on Muslim Spain and an attack of the Saxons. His people forced Christianization on the conquered, with penalty of death for those who don't comply. Charlemagne was named Holy Roman Emperor by the pope.
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F.A.Q. about Charlemagne
When is his birthday?
Charlemagne's birthday is on April 7, 742.
In how many days is his birthday?
Charlemagne's birthday is in 202 days
How old was Charlemagne when he died?
He was 71 years old.
When did he die?
He died in January 28, 814.
Where was Charlemagne from?
He was born in Liège, Belgium.
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