818 in history

Born in 818

Sep 3 Hildebold the Bishop of Cologne from 787 until 795 and the first Archbishop of Cologne thereafter.

Died in 818

Apr 17 Bernard of Italy the King of the Lombards from 810 to 818. He plotted against his uncle, Emperor Louis the Pious, when the latter's Ordinatio Imperii made Bernard a vassal of his cousin Lothair. When his plot was discovered, Louis had him blinded, a procedure which killed him
Oct 3 Ermengarde of Hesbaye Queen of the Franks and Holy Roman Empress as the wife of Emperor Louis She was Frankish, the daughter of Ingeram, count of Hesbaye, and Hedwig of Bavaria.