Post Classical European Figures

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Killed Harold Godwinson at the Battle of Hastings
Received the territory of Central Francia from the Treaty of Verdun
Upon his death, his empire was split into three; these three pieces eventually became two modern European countries
As the king of Wessex, defended England from the viking Great Heathen Army
Coronated a certain king as Emperor of the Romans
Conquered the Spanish kingdom of Valencia after the Almoravids killed its Muslim ruler al-Qadir
Invaded and ravaged many areas of Europe, including Italy, the Balkans, and Roman Gaul
Attempted to annex the collapsing Western Roman Empire
Received the territory of West Francia from the Treaty of Verdun
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Founded the Ostrogothic Kingdom in Italy
Stopped the Muslim advance into Western Europe from Spain at the Battle of Tours
Expanded the power of the Holy Roman Empire
Besieged Paris and was given the territory of Normandy as part of a treaty
Presided over the 'North Sea Empire'
Received the territory of East Francia from the Treaty of Verdun
Gives his name to a Salian Frankish ruling dynasty; supposedly the son of a Frankish king's wife and a sea monster
Began the dynasty that came to rule a great number of European kingdoms
United the Franks under one rule, overthrowing Roman control of Gaul

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