Charlemagne

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
1100434
Gender
male

Timeline

768

Death of Pepin the Short

774

Archbishop of Mainz consecrates church of Lorsch Abbey in presence of Charlemagne

790

Construction of Palatine Chapel

25 Dec 800

Charlemagne is crowned Roman Emperor at St. Peter's Basilica

1165

Frederick Barbarossa transfers the remains of Charlemagne to a golden shrine