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Pippin, often also spelt Pepin, was the name of several important figures in the Carolingian family that ruled the Frankish Empire in what is now France and the western parts of Germany in the Middle Ages: The Carolingians 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 kingdom from the Merovingian dynasty in 751. ... Statue of Charlemagne (also called Karl der Große, Charles the Great) in Frankfurt, Germany. ... The Middle Ages formed the middle period in a traditional schematic division of European history into three ages: the classical civilization of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and modern times, beginning with the Renaissance. ...

Pippin is also: Saint Pepin of Landen, also known as Pepin the Elder (580 - 640), was the Frankish Mayor of the Palace of Austrasia under the Merovingian kings Clotaire II, Dagobert I and Sigebert III from 615 or 623 to 640. ... Pippin of Herstal ( Pépin), also known as Pippin the Younger, (b. ... Pippin the Younger (714 - September 24, 768) often known under the mistranslation Pippin the Short (French, Pépin le Bref; German, Pippin der Kleine), was a King of the Franks (751 - 768). ... A Frankish king, like Charlemagne, (center) depicted in the Sacramentary of Charles the Bald (about 870) Charlemagne (c. ... Pepin (Pippin) the Hunchback (b. ... A Frankish king, like Charlemagne, (center) depicted in the Sacramentary of Charles the Bald (about 870) Charlemagne (c. ... Pippin of Italy (April, 773-July 8, 810) was the third son of Charlemagne, and the second with his wife Hildegard of Savoy. ... A Frankish king, like Charlemagne, (center) depicted in the Sacramentary of Charles the Bald (about 870) Charlemagne (c. ... Louis the Pious (also known as Louis I, Louis the Fair and Louis the Debonaire, German form: Ludwig der Fromme, French form: Louis le Pieux or Louis le Débonnaire, Spanish form: Ludovico Pío) (April 16, 778 - June 20, 840) was Emperor and King of the Franks from 814...

There are a few places named Pepin in the United States: Peregrin Took (T.A. 2990-?), better known to his friends as Pippin, is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth; a Hobbit, and one of Frodo Bagginss youngest but best friends. ... J. R. R. Tolkien in 1972, in his study at Merton Street (from by H. Carpenter) John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (January 3, 1892 – September 2, 1973) is the author of The Hobbit and its sequel The Lord of the Rings. ... Wikicities has a wiki about The Lord of the Rings: The Lord of the Rings Wiki The Encyclopedia of Arda - Mark Fishers tribute site to the works of Tolkien Tolkien Gateway Tolkien Collectors Gateway The Tolkien Wiki Community TheOneRing. ... Species Malus domestica Malus sieversii Apple is the fruit (pome) of the genus Malus belonging to the family Rosaceae, and is one of the most widely cultivated tree fruits. ... John Steinbeck John Ernst Steinbeck (February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968) was one of the most famous American novelists of the 20th century. ... Broadway theatre is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ... This article is about the American lyricist and composer. ... Pippin is a stage musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by Roger O. Hirson. ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the American lyricist and composer. ... William Katt (born February 16, 1951) is an American actor most famous for his role as The Greatest American Hero. ... The Apple Pippin was a games console technology designed by Apple Computer in the mid-1990s. ... Apple Computer, Inc. ... Saab 96 tin plate toy car by Bandai Bandai is a Japanese toy making company. ... 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jacques Pépin is a French chef working in the United States. ... A chef (also executive chef or chef de cuisine), from the French for chief or head person, is the executive in charge of a kitchen, responsible for recipe and menu creation, staff training, and overseeing all cooking. ...


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Pippin the Younger (714-September 24, 768) often known under the mistranslation Pippin the Short (French, Pépin le Bref; German, Pippin der Kleine, Pippin der Kurze, Pippin der Jüngere), was a King of the Franks (751-768).
Pippin then went to ask the Pope who should be complete ruler; the person with the title of king, or the person who makes the decisions of king.
Pippin's first major act was to go to war against the Lombard king Aistulf as a partial repayment for papal support in his quest for the crown.
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