The Life of Charlemagne
When Pepin, the King of the Franks died in 768, his sons Charlemagne and Carloman were appointed as his successors. The kingdom was divided equally between them. Charlemagne became sole ruler of the Frankish kingdom in 771 when his brother Carloman died. So began Charlemagne’s reign as one of the greatest kings in medieval times. Under Charlemagne’s rule, a common government, a common faith and a common culture united much of
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estate shows his determination to keep peace and prosperity well after his demise. He made sure that the leaders of all the various provinces were taken care of and also made generous provisions for the poor.
Charlemagne was a pioneer of his time. He had the vision of a unified kingdom and the strength of personality to make that vision real. His determination and perseverance became a benchmark against which all future rulers were measured.