Otto II 'der Siegreiche' was the second and youngest son of Friedrich II, Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg (Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg), and his wife, Magdalena of Brandenburg, and was born about 1438 or 1439.
His father abdicated in favour of his sons Otto, and his elder brother Bernhard II, and they appeared to have ruled jointly from 1457.
Otto married 25 September 1467 at Celle, Anna von Nassau-Dietz, daughter of Johann IV, Graf von Nassau-Dillenburg. They had issue:
Otto II died 8 or 9 January 1471, before his father, and was buried at St Michaelis, Lüneburg.
His father resumed the rule of the Duchy of Brunswick and Luneburg (Herzogtum von Braunschweig und Lüneburg) in 1471 ruling jointly and as regent for Otto's eldest son Heinrich.
His widow, Anna von Nassau, married secondly 24 January 1474, Philipp der Ältere, Graf von Katzenelnbogen.
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