Otto VI, Margrave of Brandenburg-Salzwedel

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Otto VI, Margrave of Brandenburg-Salzwedel
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Spouse(s) Hedwig of Habsburg
Noble family House of Ascania
Father Otto III, Margrave of Brandenburg
Mother Beatrice of Bohemia
Born c.  1255
Died 1303

Otto VI, Margrave of Brandenburg-Salzwedel, nicknamed Otto the Short (c. 1255 – 1303 in Lehnin) was a member of the House of Ascania and co-ruler of Brandenburg. He was a son of Margrave Otto III and his wife, Beatrice of Bohemia.

In 1267, his father died and Otto succeeded as Margrave, jointly with his brothers and cousins.

In 1286, he abdicated and became a Knight Templar. Later, he became a Cistercian monk.

In 1279, Otto married Hedwig, the daughter of King Rudolph I of Germany. This marriage remained childless.

Otto VI, Margrave of Brandenburg-Salzwedel
Born: c.  1255 Died: 1303
Preceded by
Otto III
Margrave of Brandenburg
1267–1286
With: Otto IV, John II, Henry I, Conrad I, and Otto V
Succeeded by
Otto IV, Henry I, Conrad I, and Otto V