Fragmentation of Frankish Empire (41 words)

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After the death of Charles III (the Fat), the Carolingian Empire disintegrates. Count Odo is elected king of France, Arnulf of Carinthia is declared king in Germany, Burgundy becomes an independent kingdom, and various rivals contest for the crown in Italy.

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Editors. "Fragmentation of Frankish Empire". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
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