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Louis II King Of Germany is often regarded as the founder of theGerman kingdom. After the death of his father, Louis I, in 1840, hejoined with one brother, Charles the Bald, to fight another, LothairI, for control of the empire. The Treaty of Verdun in 843 gave Louisall of Germany east of the Rhine River.
Source: 'The World Book Encyclopedia', 1968, p L417.