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Emperor "Charles the Great" Charlemagne
Original name: Karl der Grosse
Birth: c. 742
Death: Jan. 28, 814

King Charles I ('The Great'), Emperor of Frankenreich (roughly today's Germany, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Northern Italy, Austria, Switzerland and Hungary). He was later sainted. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Pepin of the Franks (714 - 768)
  Berthe de Laon (726 - 783)
 
 Spouse:
  Hildegarde Empress Of The West (757 - 783)*
 
 Children:
  Pepin Carolingian of Italy*
  Hugh l'Abbe de St Quentin*
  Louis I of the Franks*
  Adeltrude du Maine*
  Drogo of Metz*
 
 Sibling:
  Emperor Charlemagne (742 - 814)
   King Carloman (751 - 771)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cathedral of Aachen
Aachen
Aachener Stadtkreis
Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Plot: The Shrine of Karl der Große
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Oct 12, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 6623
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My husband's 42nd and 45th great grandfather. Rest in peace.
- Julia Soliday
 Added: May. 21, 2016
My 33rd, 34th, 35th, 36th, 37th, 38th, 39th, 40th, 41st, 42nd, and 43rd great grandfather.
- To Whom Do We Belong
 Added: May. 19, 2016
Rest In Peace Great Grandpa, I found out today that I am related to you from both the French and Italian Crown. Keep us in your prayers.
- Andrew
 Added: May. 5, 2016
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