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Louis VI
(also known as: Louis the Fat)

King of France

LOUIS VI., surnamed Le Gros, L'Éveillé, and Le Batailleur, the son of Philip I. of France and Bertha of Holland, was born about 1078, was associated with his father in the government in 1100, and succeeded him in 1108. For some account of his character, and of the events of his reign, see FRANCE, vol. ix. pp. 538, 539. He died on August 1, 1137.

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