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List of counts of Burgundy

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Coat of arms of the Free County of Burgundy until the 13th century.
Coat of arms of the Free County of Burgundy after the 13th century.

This is a list of the counts of Burgundy, i.e., of the region known as Franche-Comté not to be confused with the Duchy of Burgundy, from 982 to 1678.

Contents

House of Ivrea, (982–1190)Edit

Image Name Date of birth Date of death Reign Relationship with predecessor
Otto William 962 21 September 1026 982
to
21 September 1026
  Reginald I 986 3 September 1057 21 September 1026
to
3 September 1057
his son
  William I the Great 1020 12 November 1087 3 September 1057
to
12 November 1087
his son
Reginald II 1061 1097 12 November 1087
to
1097
his son
William II the German 1075 1 March 1127 1097
to
January 1125
his son
William III the Child 1110 1 March 1127 January 1125
to
1 March 1127
his son
Stephen I the Rash 1065 27 May 1102 1097
to
27 May 1102
his great-uncle
  Reginald III 1093 22 January 1148 27 May 1102
to
22 January 1148
his son
  Beatrice I 1143 15 November 1184 22 January 1148
to
15 November 1184
Under regency of William III of Mâcon's till 1157
his daughter
  Frederick Barbarossa 1122 10 June 1190 9 June 1156
to
10 June 1190
her husband and co-ruler; afterwards sole-ruler

House of Hohenstaufen, (1190–1231)Edit

Image Name Date of birth Date of death Reign Relationship with predecessor
  Otto I June/July 1170 13 January 1200 10 June 1190
to
13 January 1200
their son
  Joan I 1191 1205 13 January 1200
to
1205
his daughter
  Beatrice II 1192 7 May 1231 1205
to
7 May 1231
her sister
  Otto II 1180 7 May 1234 21 June 1208
to
7 May 1231
her husband and co-ruler

House of Andechs, (1231–1279)Edit

Image Name Date of birth Date of death Reign Relationship with predecessor
  Otto III 1226 19 June 1248 7 May 1231
to
19 June 1248
their son
  Adelaide 1209 8 March 1279 19 June 1248
to
8 March 1279
his sister
  Hugh I 1220 12 November 1266 19 June 1248
to
12 November 1266
her first husband and co-ruler
  Philip I 1207 16 August 1285 11 June 1267
to
8 March 1279
her second husband and co-ruler

House of Ivrea, (1279–1330)Edit

Image Name Date of birth Date of death Reign Relationship with predecessor
  Otto IV 1248 26 March 1303 8 March 1279
to
26 March 1303
Adelaide I's
and
Hugh I's
son
  Robert 1300 1315 26 March 1303
to
1315
his son
  Joan II 15 January 1292 21 January 1330 1315
to
21 January 1330
his sister
  Philip II the Tall 1292 3 January 1322 1315
to
3 January 1322
her husband and co-ruler

House of Capet, (1330–1347)Edit

Image Name Date of birth Date of death Reign Relationship with predecessor
Joan III 2 May 1308 15 August 1347 21 January 1330
to
15 August 1347
their daughter
Otto V 1295 3 April 1350 her husband and co-ruler

House of Burgundy, (1347–1361)Edit

Image Name Date of birth Date of death Reign Relationship with predecessor
  Philip III of Rouvres 1346 21 November 1361 15 August 1347
to
21 November 1361
their grandson

House of Capet, (1361–1382)Edit

Image Name Date of birth Date of death Reign Relationship with predecessor
  Margaret I 1310 9 May 1382 1 November 1361
to
9 May 1382
his great-aunt, and, Joan III's sister

House of Dampierre, (1382–1404)Edit

Image Name Date of birth Date of death Reign Relationship with predecessor
  Louis I of Mâle 25 October 1330 30 January 1384 9 May 1382
to
30 January 1384
her son
  Margaret II of Dampierre 13 April 1350 16/21 March 1405 30 January 1384
to
16/21 March 1405
his daughter
  Philip IV the Bold 15 January 1342 27 April 1404 30 January 1384
to
27 April 1404
her second husband and co-ruler

House of Valois-Burgundy, (1405–1482)Edit

Image Name Date of birth Date of death Reign Relationship with predecessor
John the Fearless 28 May 1371 10 September 1419 16/21 March 1405
to
10 September 1419
their son
Philip V the Good 31 July 1396 15 June 1467 10 September 1419
to
15 June 1467
his son
Charles I the Bold 10 November 1433 5 January 1477 15 June 1467
to
5 January 1477
his son
Mary the Rich 13 February 1457 27 March 1482 5 January 1477
to
27 March 1482
his daughter
Maximilian 22 March 1459 12 January 1519 her husband and co-ruler

House of Habsburg, (1482–1678)Edit

Image Name Date of birth Date of death Reign Relationship with predecessor
Philip VI
the Handsome
22 July 1478 25 September 1506 27 March 1482
to
25 September 1506
her son
Charles II 24 February 1500 21 September 1558 25 September 1506
to
16 January 1556
his son
Philip VII 21 May 1527 13 September 1598 16 January 1556
to
13 September 1598
his son
Isabella Clara Eugenia 12 August 1566 1 December 1633 6 May 1598
to
13 July 1621
his daughter
Albert 15 November 1559 13 July 1621 his son-in-law
Philip VIII[1] 8 April 1605 17 September 1665 31 July 1621
to
17 September 1665
their nephew
Charles III 6 November 1661 1 November 1700 17 September 1665
to
19 September 1678
his son

In 1678 the County of Burgundy was annexed by France as part of the Treaty of Nijmegen.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Philip II (VII) renounced these territories and their titles, but kept for himself and his descendants the title of Duke of Burgundy as sovereigns of the Order of the Golden Fleece [1]. So Philip VIII was Philip III of Spain