23 November 912 – 7 May 973
|Family||Saxon Dynasty, Ottonian Dynasty (founder)|
Father is Henry the Fowler (Henry I)
Mother is Matilda of Ringelheim
Married to (1) Eadgyth of England (930) and (2) Adelaide of Italy (951)
Children by Eadgyth: Liudolf, Liutgarde. Children by Adelaide: Henry, Bruno, Matilda, Otto II.
|Events||936, succeeds his father as Duke of Saxony and king of East Francia|
939, his brother Henry rebels against him
951, crowned king of Italy
953, his son Liudolf rebels against him
955, defeats the Magyars at Lechfield
962, crowned Holy Roman Emperor.