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Pippin, often also spelt Pepin, was the name of several important figures in the Carolingian family that ruled the Frankish Empire in what is now France and the western parts of Germany in the Middle Ages:
- Pippin of Landen
- Pippin of Herstal
- Pippin III (father of Charlemagne)
- Pippin the Hunchback (son of Charlemagne)
- Pippin of Italy (son of Charlemagne)
- Pippin of Aquitaine (grandson of Charlemagne, son of Louis the Pious)
- Pepin II of Aquitaine , son of Pippin of Aquitaine
Pippin is also:
- the nickname of Peregrin Took in J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings
- A type of apple
- The protagonist in the novel The Short Reign of Pippin IV by John Steinbeck.
- The title of a Broadway musical by Stephen Schwartz, refer Pippin (musical).
- The Pippin games console which was designed by Apple Computer and manufactured by Bandai in 1995.
There are a few places named Pepin in the United States:
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