Visual Timeline: Charlemagne
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768 CE - 814 CE: Charlemage reigns as King of the Franks.
768 CE - 771 CE: Charlemagne co-rules Francia with his brother Carloman I until Carloman's death.
772 CE - 804 CE: The Saxon Wars; Charlemagne defeats the Saxons and establishes Christianity in Saxony.
774 CE - 814 CE: Charlemagne reigns as King of the Franks and Lombards.
777 CE: Zaragoza invites Charlemagne into Spain.
778 CE - 796 CE: Charlemagne expands his kingdom through military conquest.
778 CE: Charlemagne's rearguard is destroyed retreating from Spain in the Battle of Roncesvalles, Charlemagne's only loss.
800 CE: Charlemagne crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Leo III.
800 CE - 814 CE: Reign of Charlemagne, Holy Roman Emperor.
807 CE: A peace treaty is signed between king of the Franks Charlemagne and Byzantine emperor Nikephoros I.
814 CE: Charlemagne dies and is succeeded by his son Louis the Pious.