Otto, Duke of Burgundy

Otto of Burgundy (944 – 22 February 965[1]) was Duke of Burgundy from 956 to his death.

Otto was a son of Hugh the Great, duke of the Franks, and his wife Hedwig of Saxony, a sister of Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor. He was a brother of King Hugh Capet of France.[2]

He became duke through his wife Liutgarde, daughter of Gilbert, who held most of the counties of Burgundy. He had no known descendants.

His brother, Henry I, Duke of Burgundy, succeeded him as Duke of Burgundy.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Dixon-Hartland, Sir Frederick (1854). A chronological dictionary: or index to the genealogical chart of the royal and distinguished houses of Europe. C. & E. Layton. p. 88.
  2. ^ Rosenwein, Barbara H. (2009). A short history of the Middle Ages. Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press. p. 202. ISBN 978-1-4426-0104-8.
Preceded by
Gilbert, Duke of Burgundy
Duke of Burgundy Succeeded by
Henry I, Duke of Burgundy