Lothair I

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Lo·thair I

 (lō-thâr′, -târ′) 795?-855.
Frankish emperor (840-855). The Treaty of Verdun (843) divided Charlemagne's empire into three parts, and Lothair received the Middle Kingdom.

Lothair I

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(Biography) ?795–855 ad, Frankish ruler and Holy Roman Emperor (823–30, 833–34, 840–55); son of Louis I, whom he twice deposed from the throne
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Two of Charlemagne's grandsons, Louis the German and Charles the Bald, cemented their alliance of East Franks and West Franks against their brother, Emperor Lothair I, by taking the Oath of Strasbourg in 842.
Born about 1100, the only son of Otto the Rich, count of Ballenstedt, and his wife Eilika, daughter of Magnus Billung of Saxony; involved in dynastic squabbles after 1123; served in Italy on behalf of Emperor Lothair II (1132) and was rewarded by him with a border district to the northeast of the Elbe River (1134); proclaimed himself margrave of Brandenburg and waged war against the Wends (c.