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Louis I the Pious, Holy Roman Emperor

Louis I the Pious, Holy Roman Emperor[1, 2]

Male 778 - 840  (62 years)

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  • Name Louis I the Pious 
    Louis the Pious
    Louis the Pious
    Suffix Holy Roman Emperor 
    Born 778  Chasseneuil-du-Poitou, Poitou-Charentes, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Title 2 Feb 814 
    Holy Roman Emperor 
    The Carolingian Empire
    The Carolingian Empire
    Died 20 Jun 840  Ingelheim-Nord, Mainz-Bingen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Basilica of Saint-Pierre-aux-Nonnains, Metz, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Saint Pierre-aux-Nonnais
    Saint Pierre-aux-Nonnais
    Person ID I11134  Dickinson
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2017 

    Father Charlemagne, Holy Roman Emperor,   b. 2 Apr 742,   d. 28 Jan 814, Aachen, Rhineland, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Hildegard of Vinzgouw,   b. 758,   d. 30 Apr 783, Thionville, Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 771  Aix-la-Chapelle Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3142  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Married
    • Mistress
    Children 
    +1. Alpais,   b. ca. 793,   d. aft. 23 Jul 852  (Age ~ 59 years)  [Birth]
     2. Arnoul de Sens, Comte de Sens ,   b. ca. 794,   d. 23 Jul 852 or After  [Birth]
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F5526  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ermengarde de Hesbaye, Holy Roman Empress,   b. Abt 775,   d. 3 Oct 818, Angers, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married ca. 794  [3
    Children 
    +1. Lothair I, HRE, King of Lotharingia ,   b. 795, Altdorf, Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 855, Prüm Abbey, Prüm, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Pepin I d'Aquitaine, King of Aquitaine,   b. 800,   d. 13 Dec 838, Poitiers, Poitou-Charentes, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)  [Birth]
     3. Hrotrud,   b. Abt 800  [Birth]
     4. Hildegarde,   b. Abt 802,   d. Abt 857  (Age ~ 55 years)  [Birth]
    +5. Ludwig I the German, King of Lotharingia,   b. Abt 806,   d. 28 Aug 876, Frankfurt-am-Main Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F3279  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Judith of Bavaria,   b. Abt 805, Tours, Indre-et-Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 843, Tours, Indre-et-Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Married Feb 1819  Aix-la-Chapelle Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Gisela, Dcss of Friuli,   b. ca. 819,   d. Aft 1 Jul 874  (Age ~ 55 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Charles II the Bald, Holy Roman Emperor,   b. 13 Jun 823, Frankfurt-am-Main Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 877, Avrieux or Brides-les-Bains, Savoie Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 9 May 2014 
    Family ID F3143  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 778 - Chasseneuil-du-Poitou, Poitou-Charentes, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Jun 840 - Ingelheim-Nord, Mainz-Bingen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Basilica of Saint-Pierre-aux-Nonnains, Metz, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Feb 1819 - Aix-la-Chapelle Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S336463] Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families, Charles Cawley, (Online: The Foundation for Medieval Genealogy at http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/, 20XX), http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/CAROLINGIANS.htm#LouisIEmperorB.

    2. [S336470] Wikipedia, (Online: https://en.wikipedia.org), "Louis the Pious", http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_the_Pious.
      "Louis the Pious (778 - 20 June 840), also called the Fair, and the Debonaire, was the King of Aquitaine from 781. He was also King of the Franks and co-Emperor (as Louis I) with his father, Charlemagne, from 813."

    3. [S336466] Medieval France: An Encyclopedia, John Bell Henneman, Jr., Lawrence Earp, William W. Kibler, Grover A. Zinn, (New York: Garland Publishing Inc., 1995), 565.