"le Débonaire"; "the Pious", a.d. 788–840, king of France and Germany 814–840; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 814–840 (son of Charlemagne).
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How to use Louis I in a sentence
The empire owes much to Louis I. Had he been the monarch of a more powerful state, the imperial crown might have been his.Lola Montez | Edmund B. d'Auvergne
At that time Louis I., who wore the Bavarian crown, was a man sixty-one years old.Lola Montez | Edmund B. d'Auvergne
The present facsimile is made from a copy owned by Louis I. Bredvold, with his kind permission.
King Louis I. having furnished the means, we have no doubt that in a few years architect Denzinger will finish the two towers.
The place, which was founded in 1843 by Louis I., king of Bavaria, was only made a town in 1859.
British Dictionary definitions for Louis I
known as Louis the Pious or Louis the Debonair. 778–840 ad, king of France and Holy Roman Emperor (814–23, 830–33, 834–40): he was twice deposed by his sons
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