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Charles VI, King of France, 1368-1422

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Personal name headingCharles VI, King of France, 1368-1422
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Variant(s)Carl VI, King of France, 1368-1422
See alsoFrance. Sovereign (1380-1422 : Charles VI)
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Biography/History noteCharles VI of France (1368-1422) was King of France from 1380-1422. He was preceeded by his father, Charles V of France, and succeeded by his son, Charles VII of France)
Birth date1368-12-03
Death date1422-10-21
Place of birthParis (France)
Place of deathParis (France)
Profession or occupationKings and rulers
Found inAuthor's Inventaire de la bibliothèque du roi Charles VI ... 1867.
Carl der Sechste, König von Frankreich, ein historisches Gemälde, 1800
Charles VI, 1843: title page (paroles de Casimir Delavigne et Germain Delavigne, musique de F. Halévy)
Wikipedia, 26 April 2017 (Charles VI of France; Charles VI (3 December 1368, Paris--21 October 1422, Paris), called the Beloved (French: le Bien-Aimé) and the Mad (French: le Fol or le Fou), was King of France from 1380 to his death; he was a member of the House of Valois; he was only 11 when he inherited the throne in the midst of the Hundred Years' War; he married Isabeau of Bavaria and had 12 children, most of whom died young; began having episodes of mental illness beginning in 1392; he suceeded his father Charles V as king; his successor was disputed between his son Charles VII and his grandson King Henry VI of England), 26 Apri 2017 (Charles VI of France; King (1368-1422); Charles VI, nicknamed "Charles the Mad," was king of France from 1380 to 1422--a period marked by political chaos and France's defeat by England at Agincourt; born on December 3, 1368 in Paris, Charles VI inherited the crown in 1380, at age 11, and took full control of the throne in 1388; throughout his reign, Charles suffered from madness, leaving France in a state of political chaos, culminating in its defeat by England at Agincourt in 1415; when he died in Paris on October 21, 1422, Charles VI was succeeded by his son, Charles VII)