the Great, or Charlemagne (France: Charlemagne; Latin: Carolus Magnus
or Charles Magnus; German: Karl der Große; English: Charles the Great,
Italian: Carlo Magno) (742 or 747 - 28 January 814), is the king of the Franks from 768 to 814 and the Lombards from 774 to 814. He
was crowned Imperator Augustus in Rome on Christmas Day 800 AD by Pope
Leo III, and therefore is considered a founder of the Holy Roman Empire
(the title of Karel I). Through conquest and defense, he established and developed the power to cover most of Western Europe. He is often considered the founding father of French and German, sometimes even as a founding father of Europe. He was the first emperor in the West since the collapse of the Roman Empire.
who was the grandson of Carl Martel, the hero of the rescue of Europe,
ending the era of the barbarians in Europe by becoming the first
government recognized by the Pope and was baptized into Christianity
since the days of kings barbaric Odoaker. The
nations of Europe since the fall of the Roman Empire did not have
Christian government, and fell into the hands of barbarian nations of
Northern Europe, are now reunited under the rule of Charlemagne. With
the unity of the war had become rare and people under the rule of Karel
I can focus on to other things such as education, culture, religion,
and finance. Arab
countries during the Middle Ages progress rapidly, slowly began to lag
behind the Europeans who began to be reordered based on Christian
teachings. These advances are still apparent today.
In the year 771, when Charlemagne ascended the throne, he began with the conquest for three decades. He
pushed the borders of his kingdom to the east and eventually he
controlled Burgundy, mostly Italian, Alamania, Bavaria and Thurginia. In the north he ruled Saxony and Frisia. To the east of the area, it creates areas with a special military organization called the marches. Areas that stretches from the Baltic to the Adriatic Sea. For the first time, most Europeans enjoy a stable leadership.