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Otto der Milde von Braunschweig-Göttingen, Herzog zu Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Fürst von Göttingen, Fürst von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel, was born 25 March 1290 to Albrecht II. von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel-Göttingen (c1268-1318) and Rixa von Werle (c1268-1317) and died 30 August 1344 in Göttingen of unspecified causes. He married Jutta von Hessen (-1317) 1311 JL . He married Agnes von Brandenburg (1297-1334) 22 December 1319 JL . Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, the Netherlands, Italy, the Byzantine Empire, Sweden, Belarus.


Otto and his brothers succeeded on their father's death in 1318; he served as his brothers' guardian while they were not of age. In 1323, he acquired the Altmark from Brandenburg as an inheritance of his wife's; but he sold it in 1343, when he failed to establish control there.

Otto died in 1344 in Göttingen and was succeeded by his brothers.



Children


Offspring of Otto der Milde von Braunschweig-Göttingen and Jutta von Hessen (-1317)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Agnes von Braunschweig-Göttingen (1317-1371)

 


Common ancestors of Otto der Milde von Braunschweig-Göttingen (1290-1344) and Agnes von Brandenburg (1297-1334)

  1. Ada van Holland (c1163-1205)
  2. Albrecht II. von Brandenburg (c1150-1220)
  3. Elisabeth of Poland (1152-1209)
  4. Hermann I. von Thüringen (c1155-1217)
  5. Konrad II. von Lausitz (c1159-1210)
  6. Mechthild von Lausitz (c1185-1255)
  7. Otto I von Brandenburg (c1127-1184)



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