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Hludowic I Pius, empereur auguste also went by the name of Louis I "le Pieux" des Francs. Hludowic I Pius, empereur auguste also went by the name of Ludwig I "der Fromme" des Franken German.4 Hludowic I Pius, empereur auguste also went by the name of Louis I "le Débonnaire" de France French. Hludowic I Pius, empereur auguste also went by the name of Louis I "the Pious" of the Franks. He was born on 16 April 778 in Chasseneuil, near Poitiers, Aquitaine. He was the son of Carolus I Magnus, empereur auguste and Hildegardis, regina. He was born in August 778. King of Aquitaine between 781 and 840. He associated with N. N. , a concubine of Louis the Pious circa 794; His 1st. He married Ermengardis d' Hesbaye, daughter of Ingramm d' Hesbaye and Landrée d'Herbauges, circa 795; His 2nd. He was was crowned coemperor by his father in 813 in Aachen, Germany. He succeeded his father, without papal intervention, to the imperial title in 814. Imperator Augustus in Frankish Empire, between 814 and 833. King of Italy in Frankish Empire, between 814 and 833. He succeeded his father to the thrones of the Franks and Italy on 24 January 814. King of the Franks in Frankish Empire, between 24 January 814 and 833. Annales Xantenses 815: "Anno dominicae incarnationis 815 Ludewicus imperator habuit conventum magnum in Saxonia, et Stephanus papa venit in Franciam, ubi benedictionem imperialem fecit super Ludewicum et coniugem eius Ermingardam." He was annointed in a religious ceremony (previously only a secular ceremony) by the pope at his imperial coronation in 816. He resolved the issue of succession within his realm with the "Ordinatio Imperii" which split the Empire into three kingdoms: his oldest son, Lothair I, was to be sole heir to the empire, but within it three dependent kingdoms were maintained: Louis's younger sons, Pepin and Louis, received Aquitaine and Bavaria, respectively; his nephew Bernard was given Italy. In 817. He condemned his twenty-year old nephew, Bernhard of Italy, for rebelling against him, commuted the sentence to blinding only, of which Bernhard died two days later of the wounds anyway, on 15 April 818. Annales Xantenses February 819: "Mense Februario Ludewicus imperator accepit sibi in coniugium Iudith ad imperatricem." He married Judith, Fränkische Königin, daughter of Graf im Schussen Welf von Altdorf and Heilwig des Franken, on 2 February 819; His 3rd. Annales Xantenses 821: "Ludewicus imperator dedit filio suo Lothario regi ad coniugium Ermingardam, filiam Hugonis comitis Turonicorum, et hiemps erat valde dura." Annales Xantenses 822: "Ludewicus imperator dedit filio suo Lothario regnum Langobardorum." Annales Xantenses 823: "Ludewicus imperator dedit Druoagoni fratri suo regimen et cathedram episcopalem Metensiae civitatis." He his sons, Lothar, Pepin and Louis the German joined forces and (with the support of the Pope) defeated him in 833 in the Battle of Colmar. He was abandoned by his followers at the Field of Lies and forced to make public penance at the church of Notre-Dame in 833 in Compiègne. Styled par ordre de la providence divine, empereur auguste. Imperator Augustus, restored in Frankish Empire, between 834 and 840. King of Italy, restored in Frankish Empire, between 834 and 840. King of the West Franks, restored in Frankish Empire, between 834 and 840. Annales Weingartenses 840: "Hludowicus imperatr obiit." He died on 20 June 840 in Petersaue, Germany, at age 62 years, 2 months and 4 days.
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