Charles III

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Charles III

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1. (Biography) known as Charles the Fat. 839–888 ad, Holy Roman Emperor (881–887) and, as Charles II, king of France (884–887). He briefly reunited the empire of Charlemagne
2. (Biography) 1716–88, king of Spain (1759–88), who curbed the power of the Church and tried to modernize his country
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