King of the Franks
Charlemagne, also known as Charles the Great, was born in April of 747 and died January 28th of 814 in Aachen, Austrasia.
How Charlemagne Became King Of The Franks
When Pippin, his father, died in 768 AD, the Frankish empire was seperated into two sections. Him and his brother, Carloman, each got one of the sections. Three years later when Carloman died, Charlemagne took over the whole empire.
This is a photo of Charlemagne.
The light olive green color is where Charlemagne ruled.
Charlemagne gets crowned!
This is a picture of Charlemagne becoming ruler of the Franks.