- d. 24 Oct 998
- 29 May 987 - 24 Oct 998: first "King of the Franks"
- succeeded the last Carolingian king, Louis V.
- p. Hugh the Great, Duke of the Franks and Hedwige of Saxony (c.910-c.965).
- m. 970 Adelaide of Aquitaine a.k.a. Adelaide of Poitiers.
- Gisela, or Gisele m. Hugh I, Count of Ponthieu
- Hedwig, or Hathui m. Reginar IV, Count of Hainaut
- Robert II
- ↑ The Historia Francorum Senonensis records the death in 998 of "Hugo rex" and his burial "in basilica beati Dyonisii martiris Parisius". The necrology of the abbey of Saint-Denis records the death "IX Kal Nov" of "Hugo rex".
- ↑ Elected HUGUES "Capet" King of France by an assembly of nobles at Senlis 29 May 987, after the death of Louis V King of France. He was consecrated at Noyon 1 Jun 987.
- ↑ dau. German king Henry the Fowler
- ↑ Wikipedia: Adelaide of Aquitaine; p. William III, Duke of Aquitaine and Adele of Normandy, daughter of Rollo of Normandy.
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