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Berengar I of Italy (Berengar I)

Born: 845 AD
Died: 924 AD, at 79 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: King


845 - Berengar I was born probably at Cividale.

874 - He was the Margrave of Friuli.

884–885 - Berengar intervened with the emperor on behalf of Haimo, Bishop of Belluno.

888 - He became King of Italy.

900 - Louis marched into Italy and defeated Berengar.

901 - Louis was crowned King and Emperor by Pope Benedict IV.

902 - Berengar struck back and defeated Louis, making him promise not to return to Italy.

905 - Berengar again defeated him at Verona, captured him, and ordered him to be blinded.

924 - Murdered by one of his own men, possibly at the instigation of Rudolf, he died on the 7th of  April.





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