Charles III the Simple 879-929
Charles III the Simple.
Detail from a
painting by Georges Rouget.
A member of the
Carolingians, Charles was king of France 893 - 922.
Charles' father was
Louis II the
Stammerer. Charles' brothers were
Charles had a bad year in 922 when the
nobles were fed up with him as a king and elected
Charles killed Robert in battle but was taken prisoner
by Herbert. Herbert was the count of Vermandois.
Governments of France.