Person:Louis II of Italy (1)

Louis II, the Younger , King of Italy
b.est 0825
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Louis II, the Younger , King of Italy
Alt Name[2] Louis , Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire
Gender Male
Birth[2] est 0825 House of Carolingian
Marriage 0851 to Engelberga
Death[2] 12 Aug 0875 near Brescia, Brescia, Lombardia, Italy
Reference Number[1] Q215204?
Burial[2] Milano, Milano, Lombardia, ItalySan Ambrosio

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Louis II, sometimes called the Younger (825 – 12 August 875), was the King of Italy and Roman Emperor from 844, co-ruling with his father Lothair I until 855, after which he ruled alone. Louis's usual title was imperator augustus ("august emperor"), but he used imperator Romanorum after his conquest of Bari in 871, which led to poor relations with Byzantium. He was called imperator Italiae ("emperor of Italy") in West Francia while the Byzantines called him Basileus Phrangias ("Emperor of the Franks"). The chronicler Andreas Bergomatis, who is the main source for Louis's activities in southern Italy, notes that "after his death a great tribulation came to Italy."

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