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Otto I (Braunschweig-Lüneburg) von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1204 - 1252)

Otto I (Otto) "das Kind, Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg" von Braunschweig-Lüneburg formerly Braunschweig-Lüneburg aka Welf
Born in Braunschweig, Niedersachsen, Germanymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1228 in Braunschweigmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Lüneburg, Niedersachsen, Germanymap
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Otto I Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg was born circa 1204 He was the son of William of Winchester Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg and Helen Valdemarsdottir, Princess of Denmark. He married Matilde von Brandenburg, daughter of Albrecht II Markgraf von Brandenburg and Matilde von der Lausitz, circa 1228. He died on 9 June 1252.
Otto I Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg also went by the nick-name of Otto 'The Child'.2 He gained the title of Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg in 1235. Children of Otto I Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg and Matilde von Brandenburg [1]
  1. Johann II Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg+2 d. 13 Dec 1277
  2. Otto von Braunschweig-Lüneburg d. 4 Jul 1279
  3. Conrad von Braunschweig-Lüneburg d. 15 Sep 1300
  4. Adelheid von Braunschweig-Lüneburg+3 d. 12 Jun 1274
  5. Agnes von Braunschweig-Lüneburg+ d. a 1302
  6. Matilde von Braunschweig-Lüneburg+ b. c 1229, d. bt 1295 - 1298
  7. Elisabeth von Braunschweig-Lüneburg+1 b. 1230, d. 27 May 1266
  8. Helene von Braunschweig-Lüneburg+ b. c 1231, d. 6 Sep 1273
  9. Albrecht I Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg+2 b. c 1236, d. 15 Aug 1279
Otto I of Brunswick-Lüneburg (about 1204 – 9 June 1252), a member of the House of Welf, was the first duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg from 1235 until his death. He is called Otto the Child. only son of William of Winchester and his wife Helena, a daughter of King Valdemar I of Denmark. Otto married Matilda, daughter of Albert II, Margrave of Brandenburg, around 1228. [2]


Name: Otto I 'das Kind' // [3][4]
Name: Otto I the child, first duke of Brunswick-Luneburg [5]
Name: Otto von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (c1204-1252) (Otto the Child) //


Otto was born in 1204. Otto von Braunschweig-Lüneburg ... He passed away in 1252. [6]
Otto was born about 1204. Otto van Brunswijk [7]
From Duplicate: he is the son of Wilhelm Welf. [8]
Birth: Date: 1204 Place: of Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany [4]
Death: Date: 09 JUN 1252 [4]


Husband: Otto I 'das Kind' UNKNOWN
Wife: Mathilde UNKNOWN
Child: Matilde UNKNOWN
Child: Margarethe UNKNOWN
Child: Helene UNKNOWN
Child: Otto UNKNOWN
Child: Elisabeth UNKNOWN
Child: Albrecht I 'Der Grosse' UNKNOWN
Child: Johann I UNKNOWN
Child: Konrad UNKNOWN
Child: Adelheid UNKNOWN
Child: Agnes UNKNOWN
Marriage: Date: 1228 [4]
Husband: Wilhelm UNKNOWN
Wife: Helene UNKNOWN
Child: Otto I 'das Kind' UNKNOWN
Marriage: Date: JUL 1202 [4]


  1. Source: The peerage
    Jirí Louda and Michael MacLagan, Lines of Succession: Heraldry of the Royal Families of Europe, 2nd edition (London, U.K.: Little, Brown and Company, 1999), table 113. Hereinafter cited as Lines of Succession.
    [S38] John Morby, Dynasties of the World: a chronological and genealogical handbook (Oxford, Oxfordshire, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1989), page 132. Hereinafter cited as Dynasties of the World.
    [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2692. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. Wikipedia Otto I von Braunschweig-Lüneburg
  3. Source: #S2, Source: #S3
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Source: #S4
  5. Ancestry
  6. information added by Björn Lohnert, Sunday, January 26, 2014.
  7. information as added by Jeroen van Dijk, Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
  8. Entered by Travis Wagner, May 3, 2012
  • Source: S2 Title: Pedigree Resource File CD 49 Abbreviation: Pedigree Resource File CD 49 Publication: (Salt Lake City, UT: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 2002)
  • Source: S3 Title: Ancestral File (TM) Abbreviation: Ancestral File (TM) Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day SAINTS Publication: June 1998 (c), data as of 5 JAN 1998 Repository: #R1 Repository: R1 Name: Unknown
  • Source: S4 Title: hofundssonAnces.ged Abbreviation: hofundssonAnces.ged Repository: #R1
  • Source: #S2295565934Page: Ancestry Family Trees Note: Data: Text: Ancestry
  • LDS Endowment Date: 12 OCT 1923


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  • WikiTree profile UNKNOWN-83421 created through the import of heinakuu2011-6.ged on Jul 5, 2011 by Johanna Amnelin. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Johanna and others.: User ID: 852BD451315F4CBF9CF5494E5281C60536C5 Prior to import, this record was last changed 23:00 28 Mar 2011.
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Hi C,

Do you mean DNA testing or if and how you're related to them ?

If your question is DNA related I think perhaps someone of our DNA project is able to help ?

Greets from the Netherlands and hope it helps ,


posted by Bea (Timmerman) Wijma
Hello, would anyone mind testing ancestors with me? I believe I may be related.
posted by [Living Deering]
Braunschweig-Lüneburg-2 and Welf-15 appear to represent the same person because: Same birth and death dates. Welf is the preferred LNAB
posted by John Atkinson

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