Otto I, Haly Roman Emperor

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Otto the Great
Alter Markt (Magdeburg-Altstadt).Magdeburger Reiter edit.jpg
Replica o the Magdeburger Reiter, equestrian monument tradeetionally regairdit as portrait o Otto I (Magdeburg, oreeginal c. 1240)
Haly Roman Emperor
Ring 2 Februar 962 – 7 Mey 973
Coronation 2 Februar 962[1]
Auld St. Peter's Basilica, Roum
Predecessor Berengar o Friuli
Successor Otto II
Keeng o Italy
Ring 25 December 961 – 7 Mey 973
Coronation 10 October 951[lower-alpha 1]
Pavia
Predecessor Berengar II
Successor Otto II
Keeng o Germany
Reing 2 Julie 936 – 7 Mey 973
Coronation 7 August 936
Aachen Cathedral
Predecessor Henry the Fowler
Successor Otto II
Duke o Saxony
Ring 2 Julie 936 – 7 Mey 973
Predecessor Henry the Fowler
Successor Bernard I
Born 23 November 912
possibly Wallhausen, East Francie[2]
Dee'd 7 Mey 973(973-05-07) (aged 60)
Memleben, Haly Roman Empire
Buirial Magdeburg Cathedral
Consort Eadgyth o Ingland (930–946)
Adelaide o Italy (951–973)
Issue illegitimate
William, Airchbishop o Mainz
wi Eadgyth
Liutgarde o Saxony
Liudolf, Duke o Swabie
wi Adelaide
Matilda, Abbess o Quedlinburg
Otto II, Haly Roman Emperor
Dynasty Ottonian
Faither Henry the Fowler
Mither Matilda
Releegion Roman Catholic

Otto I (23 November 912 – 7 Mey 973), an aa kent as Otto the Great, wis German keeng frae 936 an emperor o the Haly Roman Empire frae 962 till his daith in 973.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Berengar II ruled frae 952 till 961 as "Keeng o Italy", but as Otto's vassal.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Heather 2014, p. 281.
  2. Freund, Stephan (2013). Wallhausen – Geburtsort Ottos des Großen, Aufenthaltsort deutscher Könige und Kaiser (in German). Schnell und Steiner. ISBN 978-3-7954-2680-4.