Charlemagne (747-814) Timeline

c. 2 Apr 747

Birth of Charlemagne

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

28 Jan 814

Death of Charlemagne

1165

Frederick Barbarossa transfers the remains of Charlemagne to a golden shrine