Important events from 28 January
January 28, 592 — Guntram (c. 532), king of Burgundy, dies between 561–592. He was the eldest of the three sons of Clothar and Ingunda. On the death of his father (561), he became king of the Frankish kingdom and established the capital at Orleans.
January 28, 814 — Charlemagne, king of the Franks and founder of the Carolingian Empire, dies; (n.02.04.742 / 748). Charlemagne became king of the Franks in 768 and emperor in 800. He ruled a vast empire, which included territories in today’s France, Spain, Italy, and Germany.