Charlemagne becomes the sole ruler of the Frankish empire

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Historical Context Note

After the death of his brother Carloman, Charlemagne will reign for 43 years as king of all Franks, giving the name to the Carolingian dynasty of Frankish kings which lasts until 987. See our entry on Early Middle Ages

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Editors. "Charlemagne becomes the sole ruler of the Frankish empire". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
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