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Clovis Iad 466?-511.
King of the Franks (481-511) who unified Gaul as a single kingdom and established his capital at Paris. His name, Gallicized as "Louis," was given to 18 later French monarchs.
(Biography) German name Chlodwig. ?466–511 ad, king of the Franks (481–511), who extended the Merovingian kingdom to include most of Gaul and SW Germany
Clo•vis I(ˈkloʊ vɪs)
A.D. c465–511, king of the Franks 481–511. German, Chlodwig.