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Otto (Wettin) Meissen (abt. 1125 - 1190)

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Otto (Otto II) "'der Reiche', Graf von Wettin, Markgraf von Meissen" Meissen formerly Wettin aka von Meissen
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Biography

Otto was the second, but eldest surviving son of Conrad 'der Grosse', Markgraf von Miessen und Niederlausitz, and his wife Luitgard.[1]

On the death of his father in 1156, Otto succeeded as Markgraf von Meissen.

He died on 18 February 1190, and was buried in Kloster Altzelle or Altzella,[1] near Nossen in Saxony, which he had founded in 1162.[2];[1]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Posse, Otto, (ed.). 1897. Die Wettiner: Genealogie des Gesammthauses Wettin Ernestinishcer und Albertinischer Linie mit Einschluss der regierenden Häuser von Grossbritannien, Belgien, Portugal und Bulgarien, Leipzig und Berlin: Giesecke & Devrient. Tafel 2 & 4. Digitised by Bayerische StaatsBibliothek (BSB), http://bildsuche.digitale-sammlungen.de : viewed 22 April 2017.
  2. Blaschke, Karlheinz, "Otto der Reiche" in: Neue Deutsche Biographie 19 (1999), S. 689 f. [Online-Version]; URL: https://www.deutsche-biographie.de/gnd13754037X.html#ndbcontent

See also:

  • Schwennicke, Detlev, ed. Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folge ed. Band I.1. Frankfurt Am Main: Vittorio Klostermann, 1998. Tafel 152.

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