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Lothair I

Lothair I
Monarch information
NameLothair I
ReignAs Emperor: 817 855;
As King of Italy: 818 855
As King of Middle Francia: 843 855
CoronationBy his father: 817, Aix-la-Chapelle;
By Pope Paschal I: 5 April 823, Rome
PredecessorLouis the Pious
SuccessorLouis II
ConsortErmengarde of Tours
OffspringLouis II, Lothair II, Charles of Provence
Royal HouseCarolingian Dynasty
FatherLouis the Pious
MotherErmengarde of Hesbaye

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Lothair I or Lothar I (German: Lothar, French: Lothaire, Italian: Lotario, Dutch: Lotharius) (795 - 29 September 855) was the Emperor of the Romans (817 - 55), co-ruling with his father until 840, and the King of Bavaria (815 - 17), Italy (818 - 55) and Middle Francia (840 - 55). The territory of Lothringen (Lorraine in French and English) is named after him.

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