||Dietrich I (Wettin) von Wettin was a member of aristocracy in Europe.|
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Dietrich (ca. 916 ca. 976), also known as Thierry I of Liesgau, is considered the oldest traceable member of the House of Wettin who is known for certain. In genealogy, this makes him the top ancestor of various present-day nobles, including Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and King Albert II of Belgium.
Almost nothing is known about Dietrich's life; not even the year of his death is clear. It is believed that Dietrich was slain in battle with the Magyars in 976. He had two sons:
Because of Dietrich's importance to the genealogy of European royalty, much speculation exists about his ancestry. Three possible fathers of Dietrich's have been identified, but there is no conclusive evidence for any:
|MEDIEVAL LANDS: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families by Charles Cawley © Foundation for Medieval Genealogy & Charles Cawley 2000-2018.|
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