Otto I, Holy Roman emperor

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Otto I of Saxony (Liudolfinger), Holy Roman Emporer

German: Otto I "der Große" von Sachsen (Liudolfinger), Römischer Kaiser, Lithuanian: Otonas of Saxony (Liudolfinger), Holy Roman Emporer
Also Known As: "Emperor Otton I of the Germanic /Empire/", "the Great", "Of The Holy Roman Empire", "The Great", "von Deutschland", "Le Grand", "(Othon I) (Le Grande)", "Kaiser Otto I of Germany", "The /Great/", "King of Germany I /Otto/", "Otto den store", "Der Reich"
Birthplace: Wallhausen, (Present Landkreis Mansfeld-Südharz), Thüringische Mark (within present Sachsen-Anhalt), Ostenfrankenreich (Present Germany)
Death: May 07, 973 (60)
Memleben, (Present Burgenlandkreis), Thüringische Mark (within present Sachsen-Anhalt), Heiliges Römisches Reich (Present Germany) (Ruokamyrkytys)
Place of Burial: Magdeburg, Sachsen, Deutschland(HRR)
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry I "The Fowler", king of Germany and Matilda of Ringelheim
Husband of Eadgyth and Saint Adelaide of Italy
Partner of N von Hevelli
Father of Wilhelm von Sachsen, Erzbischof von Mainz; Liudolf, Duke of Swabia; Liutgarde; Princess Richlint von Sachsen, Herzogin von Schwaben; Heinrich, duke of Bavaria and 3 others
Brother of Gerberga of Saxony; Hedwige of Saxony; Bruno "the Great", Duke of Lorraine and Henry I, Duke of Bavaria
Half brother of Thankmar

Occupation: Kaiser des Heiligen Römischen Reiches, Holy Roman Emperor, Rei da Alemanha e da Itália e 1o Imperador do Sacro Império Romano Germánico (962 - 973), Duke of Saxony, Duque da Saxony, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, Emperor, Duke of Saxe, Emperor I.R.
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About Otto I, Holy Roman emperor


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  • King of Germany (formally King of East Francia, auf deutsch "Ostfränkischer König") Reign 2. July 936 – 7. May 973 Coronation 7. August 936 Aachen Cathedral

Predecessor: Henry "the Fowler" Successor: Otto II

  • King of Italy (formally King of the Lombards, auf deutsch "König von Italien") Reign 10. October 951 – 7. May 973

Predecessor: Berengar II Successor: Otto II

  • Holy Roman Emperor or "Römischer Kaiser " (auf deutsch) Reign 2. February 962 – 7 May 973 Coronation 2. February 962 St. Peter's Basilica, Rome

Predecessor: First Roman-German Emperor Successor: Otto II

  • Duke of Saxony, (auf deutsch "Herzog von Sachsen") Reign 2. July 936 – 7. May 973

Predecessor: Henry "the Fowler" Successor: Herman I

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Otto I, Holy Roman emperor's Timeline

November 23, 912
Wallhausen, (Present Landkreis Mansfeld-Südharz), Thüringische Mark (within present Sachsen-Anhalt), Ostenfrankenreich (Present Germany)
Age 16
Age 17
Wittenberg, Thuringia (present Saxony-Anhalt), Austrasia, Ostenfrankenreich (Present Germany)
Age 18
Saxony, Germany
Age 32
Sachsen, Germany (HRR)
Age 39
Saxony, Germany
Age 40