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  Louis the German - LoveToKnow 1911
LOUIS (804-876) surnamed the "German," king of the East Franks, was the third son of the emperor Louis I.
The later years of Louis were troubled by risings on the part of his sons, the eldest of whom, Carloman, revolted in 861 and again two years later; an example that was followed by the second son Louis, who in a further rising was joined by his brother Charles.
Louis was preparing for war when -he died on the 28th of September 876 at Frankfort, and was buried at Lorsch, leaving three sons and three daughters.
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 Louis the German - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Louis soon began to interfere in the quarrels arising from Judith's efforts to secure a kingdom for her own son Charles (later known as Charles the Bald) and the consequent struggles of his brothers with their father.
The later years of Louis the German were troubled by risings on the part of his sons, the eldest of whom, Carloman, revolted in 861 and again two years later; an example that was followed by the second son Louis, who in a further rising was joined by his brother Charles.
A report that the emperor Louis II was dead led to peace between father and sons and attempts by Louis the German to gain the imperial crown for Carloman.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Louis the German   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Louis the German LOUIS THE GERMAN [Louis the German] c.804-876, king of the East Franks (817-76).
Louis I LOUIS I [Louis I] or Louis the Pious, Fr.
Louis le Pieux or Louis le Débonnaire, 778-840, emperor of the West (814-40), son and successor of Charlemagne.
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 The Museum Gazette German-Americans in 19th Century St. Louis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
German newspaper publishers were especially vulnerable to nativist abuse, because their editorials consistently attacked the institution of slavery in Missouri.
The St. Louis Movement was a school of Hegelian philosophy that flourished in St. Louis between 1865 and 1885, composed primarily of non-German members of the city's intelligentsia.
Louis would not be the city it is without its German roots and the legacy of thousands of immigrants who uprooted themselves and crossed the ocean in the 19th century.
www.nps.gov /jeff/Gazettes/GemanAmerStl.htm   (1465 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Louis the German (German History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
In 858–59 Louis turned on Charles and unsuccessfully invaded the West Frankish kingdom (France), but both brothers soon directed their attention to the lands of Lothair's heirs, Emperor of the West Louis II and King Lothair of Lotharingia.
The death (875) of Louis II renewed the war between Louis the German and Charles; Charles quickly conquered Italy and was crowned emperor of the West.
Louis the German, in the course of his reign, defended his frontiers against the Slavs and the Danes and suppressed several revolts of his sons, Carloman of Bavaria, Louis the Younger, and Charles the Fat (later Emperor of the West Charles III).
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 Sports: Louis pounds German, Nazis
Louis had taken him lightly, absorbed a fearful beating and was knocked out in the 12th round.
Louis had taken the title from Jimmy Braddock in 1937 and had successfully defended it three times.
Louis attacked instantly with a fury and, 30 seconds into the bout, backed Schmeling into the ropes and landed a right to the kidney that fractured a bone in his vertebrae.
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 LOUIS the GERMAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Louis' father, Louis the Pious, ruled the Frankish realm as successor to Charlemagne.
Louis, the German received the East, and Charles, the Bald the West (France).
Louis, the German, received all the lands on the right side of the Rhine river.
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 Wikinfo | Louis I of France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Born in Casseuil-sur-Garonne, in today's Gironde, France, the second son of Charlemagne, Louis was crowned king of Aquitaine as a child and sent there with regents and a court to rule in order to quiet rebellions which were forming after Charlemagne's defeat by the Moors in Spain.
One of Benedict's primary reforms was to ensure that all religious houses in Louis' realm adhered to the Rule of St Benedict, named for its creator, Benedict of Nursia (AD Louis, who was the second son of Charlemagne, was expected to share his inheritance with his brothers Charles the Younger and Pepin.
Louis laid out plans to divide his empire between his three sons from his first marriage with Ermengarde: Lothar (who received the title of co-emperor), Pippin of Aquitaine and Louis the German.
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 Louis II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Louis II Louis II Louis II, (825 – 875), Holy Roman Emperor (sole ruler 855 – 875), eldest son of the emperor Lothair I, became the designated king of Italy in 839, and taking up his residence in that country was crowned king at Rome by Pope Sergius II on June 15, 844.
But after Louis had secured the election of Pope Nicholas I in 858, he became reconciled with his brother, and received some lands south of the Jura mountains in return for assistance given to Lothair in his efforts to obtain a divorce from his wife, Teutberga.
Louis was an excellent ruler, of whom it was said "in his time there was great peace, because every one could enjoy his own possessions".
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 Louis XIV's Wars -2
While the Empire was preoccupied with the threat from Ottoman Turkey, Louis invaded the Spanish Netherlands (1683) and laid siege to Luxembourg (April 1684).
However, Louis XIV's brother, Philippe of Orléans, had married Elisabeth Charlotte of the Rhine (daughter of Karl Ludwig, Elector Palatine), and Louis claimed that she was entitled to land or compensation.
Louis XIV planned an invasion of England, but the French admiral, Anne-Hilarion de Cotentin, Count of Tourville was defeated in May 1692 by the Admiral Edward Russell, 1st Earl of Orford.
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 AllRefer.com - Louis the Younger (German History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Louis the Younger c.830–882, German king, ruler (876–82) over Saxony, Franconia, and Thuringia, son of Louis the German.
In 876 at Andernach, Louis the Younger defeated his uncle, Emperor of the West Charles II (Charles the Bald), who had claimed a portion of Louis's share of Lotharingia.
Louis attempted twice (879, 880) to win France from the grandsons of Charles II, Louis III and Carloman, but instead settled for the cession of the remainder of Lotharingia.
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 The German Cause in St. Louis
Louis' German community were "radically anti-slavery" and they sought to rally their people against the institution.
Louis: "Numbers of men seized rifles, shotguns, or whatever other weapons they could lay hands upon and rushed pell mell to the assistance of the State troops, but were of course obstructed in their designs,.
Louis (German) loyalists is one of the most striking demonstrations of popular power, based on correct principles and wielded with the momentum of a systematic organization.
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 Louis, I Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Louis I (778-840), or Louis the Pious, was king of the Franks and emperor of the West from 814 to 840.
Between 806 and the death of Charlemagne in 814, Charles and Pepin died, leaving Louis, the least aggressive and warlike of the three, as the sole heir to the empire.
In 838 Louis made a new partition much to the favor of Charles and at the expense of Louis the German, the latter receiving only Bavaria as his inheritance.
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 Louis II, the German, Eastern Frankish King   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 823, Louis had another son, Charles, this one by a new wife (the mother of the 3 brothers had died).
Louis tried desperately to work Charles in as a successor, but the three brothers fought him everytime he tried to reform his will.
In 840, Louis the Pious died, and the three surviving brothers began a civil war for the division of the Empire.
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 Columbia Encyclopedia- Louis I - AOL Research & Learn
Louis le Pieux or Louis le Débonnaire, 778–840, emperor of the West (814–40), son and successor of Charlemagne.
He thus made his eldest son, Lothair I, co-emperor and gave Aquitaine and Bavaria to his sons Pepin I and Louis the German.
Louis, compelled to surrender, was formally deposed, and Lothair became sole emperor.
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 Louis II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Louis' father, Emperor Lothar I, spent most of his reign fighting for control of the empire with his brothers, Charles the Bald and Louis the German.
Louis soon conquered most of the lands that his father had willed to Louis' brothers, Lothar II and Charles of Provence.
She is said to have campaigned with him, negotiated peace for Louis with his uncles, and to have reconciled him with Pope Nicholas I. Apparently, Louis retained his taste for strong-willed women.
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 All-American Barbecue has German roots   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
German immigrants settling in Wisconsin in the 1800's were also the first to begin making Bratwurst sausages according to German recipes they brought with them from their homeland.
Meanwhile in St. Louis another German immigrant Antonoine Feuchtwanger is said to have invented the sausage in a bun as a way of preventing his customers from being burned by the hot sausages.
German immigrants completely changed the American brewing industry during the 19 th Century and their influence is still seen today in names such as Pabst, Schlitz, Busch and Coors.
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 German / Gurman / Germaine - Edelstein Family History and Genealogy
Brothers Samuel German and Louis German married sisters Sarah Edelstein and Anna Edelstein.
According to the 1920 census Louis became a naturalized citizen in 1915 however the record of his naturalization is yet to be found.
Louis and Anna are buried on a plot purchased by the First Bessarabian Benevolent Association of East New York, which was organized in 1909.
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 Charles the Bald
Charles allied himself with his brother Louis the German to resist the pretensions of the emperor Lothair, and the two allies conquered him in the bloody victory of Fontenoy-en-Puisaye (25 June 841).
In 858 Louis the German, summoned by the disaffected nobles, invaded the kingdom of Charles, who fled to Burgundy, and was only saved by the help of the bishops, and by the fidelity of the family of the Welfs, who were related to Judith.
Charles was recalled to Gaul, and after the death of Louis the German (28th August 876), in his turn made an attempt to seize his kingdom, but at Andernach met with a shameful defeat (8th October 876).
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 St. Louis Review Online
GERMAN HERITAGE - Jesuit Father William Barnaby Faherty is pictured in front of St. Francis de Sales Parish in South St. Louis, one of several archdiocesan parishes that once was home to the German community.
Said Father Faherty, "People tend to think of the Germans as Southside, but the most vigorous parish in terms of many families was Holy Trinity up on the Northside." Such prominent St. Louis German families as the Kriegshausers, Schneithorsts and Kreys called it home.
German St. Louis Catholics displayed leadership in such other areas as architecture, glass work, printing and publications, and in the promotion of parish schools.
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 Louis I Roi de France
LOUIS THE PIOUS, OR THE DEBONAIR, French LOUIS LE PIEUX, OR LE DÉBONNAIRE, German LUDWIG DER FROMME son of the Frankish ruler Charlemagne; he was crowned as co-emperor in 813 and became emperor in 814 on his father's death.
Louis next began to allocate parts of the empire to the various members of his family, and here began the difficulties and disasters that were to beset him for the remainder of his life.
Like his father, Charlemagne, Louis the Pious is depicted in several of the chansons de geste of the 12th century, notably the Chanson de Guillaume, the Couronnement de Louis, and the Charroi de Nîmes: he appears as a kindly ruler but a weak and vacillating one.
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 St. Louis German Organizations
The St. Louis German/American Committee is an umbrella organization that serves to unify the various German/American associations in St. Louis.
One of the oldest of all of the St. Louis German/American associations, the St. Louis Bayern Verein was founded on September 9, 1883 to offer sociable entertainment and assistance to fellow Bavarians.
An objective of the organization is the establishment of archives at the St. Louis Public Library documenting the history of German-oriented families settling in St. Louis and surrounding areas.
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 Louis the German — FactMonster.com
Louis the German, in the course of his reign, defended his frontiers against the Slavs and the Danes and suppressed several revolts of his sons,
Louis I, emperor of the West - Louis I or Louis the Pious,Fr.
Louis le Pieux or Louis le Débonnaire, 778–840, emperor...
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 Columbia Encyclopedia- Lothair I - AOL Research & Learn
After Louis's death Charles and Louis the German made war on their brother Lothair, who tried to reunite the whole empire under his sole rule.
Renewing their alliance in 842 (see Strasbourg, Oath of), Charles and Louis the German forced (843) Lothair to sign the fateful Treaty of Verdun (see Verdun, Treaty of), which partitioned the empire of Charlemagne among the three brothers; Lothair retained the imperial title.
He subdivided his domains among his sons Louis II, who was crowned emperor at Rome in 850, Lothair, king of Lotharingia, and Charles.
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