Otto, Duke of Burgundy

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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 a son of Hugh the Great, count of Paris by his wife Hedwig of Saxony, a sister of Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor, and was a brother of King Hugh Capet of France.[2]

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

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  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. ISBN 978-1-4426-0104-8.


Preceded by
Gilbert, Duke of Burgundy
(father-in-law)
Duke of Burgundy Succeeded by
Henry I, Duke of Burgundy
(brother)