Bruno II

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Bruno II can also refer to Bruno II von Berg.

Bruno II (1024–1057) was a Frisian count or margrave in the 11th century ruling Middle-Friesland. He belonged to the Brunonen family. In 1038 he succeeded his father Liudolf, Margrave of Frisia. His mother was Gertrude the daughter of Count Hugo and brother of Pope Leo IX. When he was killed in 1057 in an encounter with William of Brandenburg, he was succeeded by his brother Egbert.