|Arnulf of Carinthia|
|Holy Roman Emperor, King of East Francia|
Later romantic portrait of Arnulf.
|Reign||November 887 – 8 December 899|
|Coronation||Crowned Holy Roman Emperor: 22 February 896, Rome|
|Titles||King of Italy|
|Died||8 December 899|
|Predecessor||Charles the Fat|
|Successor||Louis the Child|
|Issue||Louis the Child|
|Royal House||Carolingian Dynasty|
|Father||Carloman of Bavaria|
Arnulf of Carinthia (Slovenian Arnulf Koroški, German Arnulf von Kärnten) (850 – December 8, 899) was the Slovenian King of East Francia from 887 and Holy Roman Emperor from 896 until his death. Events in November All Saints' Day (formerly All Hallows Day a Christian holy day is celebrated on November 1, the day after Halloween Events By Place Asia Emperor Uda ascends to the throne of Japan. Events 1609 - Biblioteca Ambrosiana opens its reading room the second public library of Europe. Events By place Europe Edward the Elder becomes King of Wessex. Events 1495 - King Charles VIII of France enters Naples to claim the city's throne Events By Place Europe The Bulgarians under Simeon I, defeat the Byzantine Empire at Bulgarophygon Rome ( Roma ˈroma Roma is the capital city of Italy and Lazio, and is Italy's largest and most populous city with more than 2 Events 1609 - Biblioteca Ambrosiana opens its reading room the second public library of Europe. Events By place Europe Edward the Elder becomes King of Wessex. Charles the Fat (Carolus Pinguis 13 June 839 – 13 January 888) was the King of Alemannia from 876 King of Italy from Louis the Child (893 &ndash 20/ 24 September 911) sometimes called Louis IV or Louis III, was the last Carolingian ruler of Louis the Child (893 &ndash 20/ 24 September 911) sometimes called Louis IV or Louis III, was the last Carolingian ruler of The Carolingian dynasty (known variously as the Carlovingians, Carolings, or Karlings) was a Frankish noble family with its origins in the Slovene or Slovenian ( slovenski jezik or slovenščina, not to be confused with Slovenčina) is a South Slavic language The German language (de ''Deutsch'') is a West Germanic language and one of the world's major languages. Events By Place Asia Emperor Montoku succeeds Emperor Nimmyō as Emperor of Japan. Events 1609 - Biblioteca Ambrosiana opens its reading room the second public library of Europe. Events By place Europe Edward the Elder becomes King of Wessex. This article lists the German monarchs, ruling over the territory of Germany from the creation of a separate Eastern Frankish Kingdom in 843 until the end of monarchy Events By Place Asia Emperor Uda ascends to the throne of Japan. The Holy Roman Emperor (Römischer Kaiser or Römisch-Deutscher Kaiser Romanorum Imperator was the elected monarch ruling over the many varying numbers of states He was the illegitimate son of Carloman, King of Bavaria, and his concubine, Liutswind, of Carantanian origin, daughter of one Count Ernst. He was given the Duchy of Carinthia (a Frankish vassal state and successor of the ancient Principality of Carantania) by his father when he divided his realm, giving Bavaria to Louis the Younger and the Kingdom of Italy to Charles the Fat, in 880 on his death. The Duchy of Carinthia (Herzogtum Kärnten Vojvodina Koroška was a Duchy located in southern Austria and parts of northern Slovenia. Carantania, also known as Carentania (Karantanija Karantanien in old Slovene Onomastics Korotan) was a Slavic Principality Bavaria ( German:, with an area of 70553 Km² (27241 square miles and almost 12 Louis the Younger (835 &ndash 20 January 882) sometimes Louis III, was the second eldest of the three sons of Louis the German and Charles the Fat (Carolus Pinguis 13 June 839 – 13 January 888) was the King of Alemannia from 876 King of Italy from See Interstate 880 for the American Freeway Events By Place Europe Oldest known mention of the city of
He spent his childhood in Carantania, homeland of his mother. Carloman had a court there, in Moosburg (then Blatograd), where the young Arnulf grew up. Moosburg (Možberk is a Market town in the district of Klagenfurt-Land in the Austrian state of Carinthia. From later events it is evident that the Carantanians, from an early time, treated him as their own Duke.
When, in 882, Engelschalk II rebelled against the margrave of Austria, Aribo, and ignited the so-called Wilhelminer War, Arnulf supported him and even accepted his and his brother's homage. Events By Place Europe Carloman King of the West Franks, becomes sole king upon the death of his brother Engelschalk II was the margrave ( comes terminalis, "frontier count" of the March of Pannonia in the late Ninth century in opposition to This is a list of Margraves Dukes Archdukes and Emperors of Austria. Aribo or Arbo (c 850 &ndash 909 was the margrave ( comes terminalis, "frontier count" of the March of Pannonia, from 871 until his death Wilhelminer War was a minor war fought in the March of Pannonia (later Austria) from 882 to 884. This ruined Arnulf's relationship with his uncle the emperor and put him at war with Svatopluk of Moravia. Svatopluk I (around 830 - 894 from the House of Mojmír was the prince of the Principality of Nitra (850s - 871 and then the king of Great Moravia (871 Pannonia was invaded, but Arnulf refused to give up the young Wilhelminers. Pannonia is an ancient province of the Roman Empire bounded north and east by the Danube, coterminous westward with Noricum and upper Italy, Arnulf did not make peace with Svatopluk until late 885, by which time the Moravian was a man of the emperor. Events By Place Europe The Vikings besiege Paris. Godfrith the Sea King is killed in Lobith. Some scholars see this war as destroying Arnulf's hopes at succeeded Charles.
He took the leading role in the deposition of his uncle, the Emperor Charles the Fat. The Holy Roman Emperor (Römischer Kaiser or Römisch-Deutscher Kaiser Romanorum Imperator was the elected monarch ruling over the many varying numbers of states Charles the Fat (Carolus Pinguis 13 June 839 – 13 January 888) was the King of Alemannia from 876 King of Italy from With the support of the nobles, Arnulf held a diet and deposed Charles in November 887, under threat of military action. Charles peacefully went into his involuntary retirement, but not without first chastising his nephew for his treachery and asking only for a few royal villas in Swabia, which Arnulf mercifully granted him, on which to live out his final months. Swabia, Suabia, or Svebia ( German: Schwaben, Schwabenland or Ländle) is both a historic and linguistic Arnulf was elected by the nobles of the realm (only the eastern realm, though Charles had ruled the whole of the Frankish lands) and assumed his title of King.
Arnulf was not a negotiator, but a fighter. At the decisive Battle of Leuven in September 891, he defeated an invading force of the Northmen, or Vikings, essentially ending their invasions on that front. The Battle of Louvain ( Leuven) was fought in September 891 between the Franks and the Vikings, essentially ending the Viking invasions Events By Place Europe Arnulf of Carinthia defeats the Normans at the Battle of Leuven. A Viking is one of the Norse ( Scandinavian Explorers Warriors Merchants, and pirates who raided and colonized wide areas The Annales Fuldenses report that the bodies of dead Northmen blocked the run of the river. The Annales Fuldenses or Annals of Fulda are East Frankish chronicles that cover the period from the last years of Louis the Pious (died 840 After his victory, Arnulf built a new castle on an island in the Dijle river (Dutch: Dijle, English and French: Dyle). A castle is a defensive structure seen as one of the main symbols of the Middle Ages. Dyle Poland Dyle ( French) or Dijle ( Dutch) is a River in central Belgium, left tributary of the Rupel. 
In 893 or 894, Great Moravia probably lost a part of its territory — present-day Western Hungary — to him. This article refers to the year 893 The number 893 can also refer to Japanese traditional organized crime groups Yakuza. Events By Place Europe Northumbrians and East Angles swear allegiance to Alfred the Great, but promptly break their truce by attacking Great Moravia (see Name section was a Slavic state that existed in Central Europe from the 9th century to the early 10th century Hungary (Magyarország 'mɔɟɔrorsaːg) officially in English the Republic of Hungary ( Magyar Köztársaság, literally Magyar (Hungarian Republic Arnulf, however, failed to conquer the whole of Great Moravia when he attempted it in 892, 893, and 899. Events By Place Europe Poppo of Thuringia, count of the march in Thuringia, is deposed by the German Carolingian king This article refers to the year 893 The number 893 can also refer to Japanese traditional organized crime groups Yakuza. Events By place Europe Edward the Elder becomes King of Wessex. In 895, Bohemia broke away from Great Moravia and became his vassal. Bohemia (Čechy; Bohemia Czechy is a historical region in central Europe, occupying the western two-thirds of the traditional Czech Lands, currently the An accord was made between him and the Bohemian Duke Borivoj I (reigned 870-895); Bohemia was thus freed from the dangers of invasion. This is a list of rulers of Bohemia. Bohemia, Moravia, Silesia, and Lusatia are territories which are or have Events By Place Europe Prague Castle is founded The Great Summer Army invades England and conquers Births Athelstan of England King Eric I of Norway Gaozu of Later Han Liu Min
In 893, Pope Formosus, not trusting the newly crowned co-emperors Guy and Lambert, sent an embassy to Regensburg to request Arnulf come and liberate Italy, where he would be crowned in Rome. This article refers to the year 893 The number 893 can also refer to Japanese traditional organized crime groups Yakuza. Formosus (c 816 in Ostia &ndash896 was Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from 891 to 896 Guy of Spoleto (died 12 December 894) sometimes known by the Italian version of his name Guido, or by the German version Wido, was the Lambert II (c 880 &ndash 15 October 898) was the King of Italy from 891 Holy Roman Emperor, co-ruling with his father from 892 and Duke Regensburg ( also Ratisbon, Ratisbona Řezno originally Castra Regina) is a City (population 131000 in 2007 in Bavaria, Germany Italy (Italia officially the Italian Republic, (Repubblica Italiana is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and on the two largest Rome ( Roma ˈroma Roma is the capital city of Italy and Lazio, and is Italy's largest and most populous city with more than 2 Arnulf sent his son Zwentibold with a Bavarian army to join Berengar of Friuli. Zwentibold (870 &ndash August 13 900) was the Illegimate son of the Emperor Arnulf of Carinthia. They defeated Guy, but were bought off and left in autumn. Arnulf then personally led an army across the Alps early in 894. Events By Place Europe Northumbrians and East Angles swear allegiance to Alfred the Great, but promptly break their truce by attacking He conquered all of the territory north of the Po, but went no further before Guy died suddenly in late autumn. The Po ( Latin: Padus, Po Ligurian: Bo, Greek: Eridanus) is a river that flows 652 km(405 miles (682 km by considering Lambert and his mother Ageltrude travelled to Rome to receive papal confirmation of his imperial succession, but Formosus, still desiring to crown Arnulf, was imprisoned in Castel Sant'Angelo. Ageltrude (also spelled Agiltrude, died 27 August 923) was the Holy Roman Empress and Queen of Italy as wife and mother respectively For the town with the same name see Castel Sant'Angelo (RI The Mausoleum of Hadrian, usually known as the Castel Sant'Angelo, is a towering
In September 895, a new embassy arrived in Regensburg beseeching Arnulf's aid. Births Athelstan of England King Eric I of Norway Gaozu of Later Han Liu Min In October, Arnulf undertook his second campaign into Italy. He crossed the Alps quickly and took Pavia, but then he continued slowly, garnering support among the nobility of Tuscany. Pavia (pronounced Pavìa,) the ancient Ticinum, is a town and Comune of south-western Lombardy, northern Italy, 35 km south Tuscany (Toscana is a region in Italy. It has an area of 22990 km² and a population of about 3 First Maginulf, Count of Milan, and then Walfred, Count of Pavia, joined him. Eventually even the Margrave Adalbert II abandoned Lambert. Adalbert II (c 875&ndash915 called the Rich, son and successor of Adalbert I of Tuscany, and grandson of Boniface II, was much concerned in the troubles Finding Rome locked against him and held by Ageltrude, he had to take the city by force on 21 February 896, freeing the pope. Events 362 - Athanasius returns to Alexandria. 1245 - Thomas, the first known Bishop of Finland Events By Place Europe The Bulgarians under Simeon I, defeat the Byzantine Empire at Bulgarophygon Arnulf was there crowned King and Emperor by Formosus on 22 February. Events 1495 - King Charles VIII of France enters Naples to claim the city's throne He only retained power in Italy as long as he was personally there. Arnulf marched on Spoleto, where Ageltrude had fled to join Lambert, but he suffered a stroke and had to call off the campaign. For the festival in South Carolina see Spoleto Festival USA. Spoleto ( Latin Spoletium) is an ancient city in the That same year, Formosus died, leaving Lambert once again in power. Rumours of the time made Arnulf's condition to be a result of poisoning at the hand of Ageltrude. He returned to Germany and had no more control in Italy for the rest of his life.
On Arnulf's death in 899, he was succeeded as a king of the East Franks by his son by his wife Ota († 903), Louis the Child. Events By place Europe Edward the Elder becomes King of Wessex. Louis the Child (893 &ndash 20/ 24 September 911) sometimes called Louis IV or Louis III, was the last Carolingian ruler of Arnulf's illegitimate son Zwentibold, whom he had made King of Lotharingia in 895, continued to rule there until the next year (900). Zwentibold (870 &ndash August 13 900) was the Illegimate son of the Emperor Arnulf of Carinthia. The rulers of Lorraine have held different posts under different governments over different regions Events By place Asia Laguna Copperplate Inscription, Kavi script inscribed in Luzon, Philippines,
Emperor Arnulf of CarinthiaDied: 8 December 899
|King of East Francia|
887 – 899
Louis the Child
|(Holy) Roman Emperor|
Disputed by: Lambert of Spoleto 896-898
896 – 899
Louis the Blind
|King of Italy|
896 – 899
With Ratold (896)
Lambert of Spoleto (896 – 898)
Berengar I (896 – 899)