Louis the German
Louis (an aa Ludwig or Lewis) "the German" (c. 804 – 28 August 876), an aa kent as Louis II, wis a grandson o Charlemagne an the third son o the succeedin Frankish Emperor Louis the Pious an his first wife, Ermengarde o Hesbaye.
|Louis the German|
|Keeng o Eastren Francie|
Seal wi Louis' inscription an effigy.
|Ring||Keeng o Bavaria: 817–843; |
Keeng o Eastren Francie: 843–876
|Predecessor||Louis the Pious|
|Successor||Carloman o Bavarie, Louis the Younger, Charles the Fat|
|Dee'd||28 August 876 (aged c. 72)|
Frankfurt am Main
|Spouse||Emma o Altdorf|
|Issue||Carloman o Bavarie, Louis the Younger, Charles the Fat|
|Faither||Louis the Pious|
|Mither||Ermengarde o Hesbaye|
- Called to be Holy in the World: An Introduction to Christian History: "Louis (804-876) received the eastern area by which he was given the nickname “the German”"