Charles the Fat

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Charles
King of West Francia
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Reign884-887
PredecessorCarloman II
SuccessorOdo
Born13 June 839
Died13 January 888

Charles the Fat (13 June 839 – 13 January 888) was the King of Alemannia from 876, King of Italy from 879, Holy Roman Emperor (as Charles III) from 881, King of East Francia from 882, and King of West Francia from 884. He lost control of East Francia, Lotharingia, and possibly Italy in 887. He died a few weeks later in January 888.