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Encyclopedia > Louis III of France
French Monarchy-
Carolingian Dynasty
(French branch)

Charles II
Children
   Judith Martel
   Louis the Stammerer
   Charles the Child
Louis II of France
Children
   Louis III
   Carloman
   Charles III
Louis III
Carloman
Charles III
Children
   Louis IV
Louis IV
Children
   Lothair
   Charles, Duke of Lower
   Lorraine
Lothair
Children
   Louis V
Louis V

Louis III (c. 865 - August 5, 882), king of Western Francia, was the second son of King Louis the Stammerer and Ansgarde, and became king, jointly with his brother Carloman, on his father's death in 879. The Carolingians (also known as the Carlovingians) were a dynasty of rulers that eventually controlled the Frankish realm and its successors from the 8th to the 10th century, officially taking over the kingdoms from the Merovingian dynasty in 751. ... The following list of Frankish Kings is one of several Wikipedia lists of incumbents. ... This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Charles the Bald - Detail from a painting in the First Bible of Charles the Bald, painted ca. ... Judith (c. ... Louis the Stammerer (November 1, 846 – April 10, 879), also known as Louis II and Louis le Begue, was the son of Charles II and Ermentrude of Orléans. ... Charles the Child (in the Latin of the Annales Bertiniani, Karolus puer) (c. ... Louis the Stammerer (November 1, 846 – April 10, 879), also known as Louis II and Louis le Begue, was the son of Charles II and Ermentrude of Orléans. ... Carloman is the name of several members of the Frankish ruling family. ... Charles III the Simple (September 17, 879 - October 7, 929) was a member of the Carolingian dynasty. ... Carloman (died December 12, 884), king of Western Francia, was the eldest son of King Louis the Stammerer, and became king, jointly with his brother Louis III, on his fathers death in 879. ... Charles III the Simple (September 17, 879 - October 7, 929) was a member of the Carolingian dynasty. ... Louis IV dOutremer: King of France 936 to 954, member of the Carolingian dynasty. ... Louis IV dOutremer: King of France 936 to 954, member of the Carolingian dynasty. ... Lothair (Latin Lotharius; German Lothar; French Lothaire) is a Germanic given name, derived from the older form Clotaire (Chlotharius). ... Charles of Lorraine (953-993) was the son of King Louis IV of France and Gerberga. ... Charles of Lorraine (953-993) was the son of King Louis IV of France and Gerberga. ... Lothair (941-986), king of France, son of Louis IV and Gerberge of Saxony, succeeded his father in 954, and was at first under the guardianship of Hugh the Great, duke of the Franks, and then under that of his maternal uncle Bruno, archbishop of Cologne. ... King Louis V of France (ca. ... King Louis V of France (ca. ... Events Ethelred succeeds as king of Wessex (or 866). ... August 5 is the 217th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (218th in leap years), with 148 days remaining. ... Events Carloman, King of the West Franks becomes sole king upon the death of his brother. ... Louis the Stammerer (November 1, 846 – April 10, 879), also known as Louis II and Louis le Begue, was the son of Charles II and Ermentrude of Orléans. ... Carloman (died December 12, 884), king of Western Francia, was the eldest son of King Louis the Stammerer, and became king, jointly with his brother Louis III, on his fathers death in 879. ... Events Wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona, founded the benedictine monastery at Ripoll. ...


Some nobles advocated electing him as sole king, but eventually both brothers were elected kings. Although doubts were cast upon their legitimacy, the brothers obtained recognition and in March 880 divided their father's realm at Amiens, Louis received Francia (Neustria). For other uses, see number 880. ... The cathedral in Amiens Location within France Amiens is a city and commune in the north of France, 120 km north of Paris. ... Statue of Charlemagne (also called Karl der Große, Charles the Great) in Frankfurt, Germany. ... Neustria & Austrasia The territory of Neustria originated in A.D. 511, made up of the regions from Aquitaine to the northern seacoast approximating most of the north of present-day France. ...


However, Duke Boso had renounced his allegiance to both brothers and had been elected King of Provence. In the summer of 880 the brothers Carloman and Louis marched against him, took Macon and the northern parts of Boso's realm. They united their forces with those of Charles the Fat and unsuccessfully besieged Vienne from August to November. Boso was a Frankish noblemen, related to the Carolingian dynasty, and rose to be King of Provence. ... The following is a list of the Kings of Burgundy // Kings of the Burgundians Gebicca (late 4th century–407) Godemar Giselcar Gundicar (413–436) Aetius moves the Burgundians into Sapaudia (Upper Rhone Basin) Gunderic/Gundioc (436–473) opposed by Chilperic I (443–c. ... For other uses, see number 880. ... Macon is the name of several places in the United States of America and of one in France and a small town in Belgium: Macon, Belgium Mâcon, France Macon, Georgia, United States of America Macon, Mississippi, United States of America Macon, Missouri, United States of America Macon, North Carolina, United... Charles the Fat (in French: Charles le Gros) ( 832–January 13, 888) was a king of East Franks, king of Italy, a King of France and, as Charles III, Holy Roman Emperor. ... This article is about the French département. ...


Louis achieved a victory against the Norman pirates at Saucourt-en-Vimeu, in 881. The Normans (adapted from the name Northmen or Norsemen) were a mixture of the indigenous Gauls of France and the Viking invaders under the leadership of Rollo (Gange Rolf). ... Events Charles the Fat is crowned western emperor Louis III routs Norman pirates at Saucourt_en_Vimeu Births Deaths Emperor Seiwa of Japan Heads of states France - Louis III, king of France (879_882) Categories: 881 ...


He died in August 882 at Saint Denis without an heir, and left his brother Carloman as the sole king. Events Carloman, King of the West Franks becomes sole king upon the death of his brother. ... Saint-Denis is a commune of France, in the Seine-Saint-Denis département, of which it is a sous-préfecture. ... Carloman (died December 12, 884), king of Western Francia, was the eldest son of King Louis the Stammerer, and became king, jointly with his brother Louis III, on his fathers death in 879. ...

Preceded by:
Louis II
King of Western Francia
879 - 882
Succeeded by:
Carloman

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