Answer: Charles Martel was a King and ruled the Franks and he defeated the Muslims
in the Battle of Tours.
Who is Charles Martel?
Charles Martel (c. 688 – 22 October 741) was a Frankish statesman and military leader who as Duke and Prince of the Franks and Mayor of the Palace was the de facto ruler of Francia from 718 until his death. He was a son of the Frankish statesman Pepin of Herstal and Pepin's mistress a noblewoman named Alpaida.
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Charles Martel Latin Carolus Martellus German Karl Martell (born c. 688—died October 22 741 Quierzy-sur-Oise [France]) mayor of the palace of Austrasia (the eastern part of the Frankish kingdom) from 715 to 741. He reunited and ruled the entire Frankish realm and defeated a sizable Muslim raiding party at Poitiers in 732.
On October 22 741 Frankish leader Charles Martel died. Considered by many historians to be both the saviour and one of the founders of modern Europe Charles was a formidable warrior and statesmen who thoroughly deserved his nickname of "the hammer." Born to rule
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Charles Martel also known as Charles the Hammer was a military leader who presided over the Frankish Kingdom as its de facto ruler during the Middle Ages. Born to the Duke of Pepin Charles was considered an illegitimate child and was denied power by his stepmother after his father's death.
Charles Martel is primarily famous for his victory at the Battle of Tours his stopping the Umayyad invasions of Europe during the Muslim Expansion Era and his laying the foundation for the Carolingian Empire. (oil on canvas painted by Charles de Steuben from 1834 till 1837)
Charles Marte...