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Male Louis I ("the Pious") Holy Roman Emperor Click to view Louis I ("the Pious") Holy Roman Emperor in the family tree Click to view Louis I ("the Pious") Holy Roman Emperor in the family tree

Louis, known as the Pious, was born in August 0778 in Chasseneuil, Lot-et-Garonne near Poitiers, Aquitaine, France.  The Pious' father was Charlemagne Holy Roman Emperor and his mother was Hildegarde.  His paternal grandparents were King Pepin III ("the Short") of Franks and Bertrada II de Laon; his maternal grandparents were Duke Gerold I of Swabia and Imma of Swabia. He had a brother and two sisters, named Pepin, Bertha and Ermentrude. He had two half-sisters named Aupais and Hiltrude.  He died at the age of 61 on June 20th, 0840 in Petersaue, Ingelheim, Rheinhessan, Hesse-Darmstadt.  He was buried in Aachen Cathedral.




the Pious' first family with Ermengarde de Hesbaye

‌the Pious and Ermengarde were married.  They had two sons and two daughters, named Louis, the Bald, Princess and Adelaide.


the Pious' second family with Judith Empress of Bavaria

‌the Pious and Judith were married.  They had a son and a daughter, named Lothar and Gisela.

Sources/Citations
Royalty for Commoners, Roderick W. Stuart, Rosamond, Frankish kingdom under Carolingians, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_the_Pious