Childebert I

Childebert I (c. 496 13 December 558) was a Frankish King of the Merovingian dynasty, as third of the four sons of Clovis I who shared the kingdom of the Franks upon their father's death in 511. He was one of the sons of Saint Clotilda, born at Reims. He reigned as King of Paris from 511 to 558 and Orléans from 524 to 558.

Childebert I
Coin of Childebert I with his profile
King of Paris
Reign511–558
PredecessorClovis I
SuccessorChlothar I
King of Orléans
Reign524–558
PredecessorChlodomer
SuccessorChlothar I
Bornc. 496
Reims
Died13 December 558 (aged 6162)
SpouseUltragotha
IssueChrodoberge
Chrodesinde
DynastyMerovingian
FatherClovis I
MotherClotilde
ReligionNicene Christianity

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