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Otto, Duke of Burgundy

For the king of the Franks (888–898), please see Odo, Count of Paris.

Otto of Paris (944 – 22 February 965[1]) was duke of Burgundy from 956 to his death. Otto was son of Hugh the Great, count of Paris by his wife Hedwige of Saxony, sister of Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor, and was brother of king Hugh I of France.[2]

He became duke through his wife Liutgarde of Chalon, heiress of Burgundy. He had no known descendants.

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References

  1. ^ Dixon-Hartland, Sir Frederick (1854). A chronological dictionary: or index to the genealogical chart of the royal and distinguished houses of Europe. C. & E. Layton. p. 88. 
  2. ^ Rosenwein, Barbara H. (2009). A short history of the Middle Ages. Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press. p. 202.  
Preceded by
Gilbert
Duke of Burgundy Succeeded by
Eudes-Henry


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