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Charles VIII

King of France Charles VIII

Full Name: Charles VIII, the Affable
Profession: King of France


Born: June 30, 1470
Birthplace: Château d'Amboise, France
Star Sign: Cancer

Died: April 7, 1498 (aged 27)

Married Life

  • 1491-12-06 King Charles VIII of France marries Anna of Bretagne

Events in the Life of Charles VIII

  • 1483-05-14 Coronation of Charles VIII of France ("Charles l'Affable").
  • 1489-07-22 Treaty of Frankfurt signed between Maximilian of Austria and King Charles VIII of France
  • 1492-11-09 Peace of Etaples (Henry VII of England & Charles VIII of France)
  • 1493-05-23 King Charles VIII & Maximilian I of Austria signs Peace of Senlis
  • 1494-11-18 French King Charles VIII occupies Florence
  • 1495-01-28 Pope Alexander VI (Roderic Llançol i de Borgia) gives his son Cesare as hostage to Charles VIII of France
  • 1495-02-22 French King Charles VIII enters Naples to claim crown
  • 1495-05-20 French King Charles VIII leaves Naples
  • 1495-07-06 Battle of Fornovo, near Parma: French King Charles VIII beats Holy League

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