Louis the Pious

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Louis the Pious
Ludwik I Pobożny.jpg
Louis the Pious, contemporary depiction frae 826 as a miles Christi (soldier o Christ), wi a poem o Rabanus Maurus overlaid
Keeng o the Franks
Ring814–840
CoronationBi his faither: 13 September 813, Aachen;
PredecessorCharlemagne
SuccessorLothair I
Louis II
Charles the Bald
Haly Roman Emperor
Ring813–840
CoronationBi Pape Stephen IV: 5 October 816, Reims
PredecessorCharlemagne
SuccessorLothair I
Keeng o Aquitaine
Reing781–814
PredecessorCharles I as Keeng o the Franks
SuccessorPepin I
Born778
Cassinogilum
Dee'd20 June 840 (aged 61–62)
Ingelheim
BuirialAbbey o Saint-Arnould
SpouseErmengarde o Hesbaye
Judith o Bavarie
Issue
HooseCarolingian
FaitherCharlemagne
MitherHildegarde

Louis the Pious (778 – 20 Juin 840), an aa cried the Fair, an the Debonaire,[1] wis the Keeng o Aquitaine frae 781. He wis an aa Keeng o the Franks an co-Emperor (as Louis I) wi his faither, Charlemagne, o the Haly Roman Empire frae 813.

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  1. German: Ludwig der Fromme, French: Louis le Pieux or Louis le Débonnaire, Italian: Luigi il Pio or Ludovico il Pio, Spaingie: Luis el Piadoso or Ludovico Pío.