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"the Great" Bruno, I
Birth: May, 925
Death: Oct. 11, 965

Archbishop of Cologne. Saint. Duke of Lorraine. He was the youngest son of King Heinrich I. the Fowler and Mathilde von Ringelheim, and brother of Otto I. the Great. He was Ottos chancellor from 940 to 953. He had great political influence upon the emperor. In 953 he became Archbishop and in September of the same year he became Administrator of the duchy of Lorraine. He always stood by his brother and tried to serve both kingdom and church the same way. On May 26, 961 he crowned his nephew Otto II. in Aachen co-regent. During Otto I. third italian campaign he was trusted with the well-being of Ottos son and together with Archbishop Wilhelm of Mainz, a illegitimate son of the emperor, reigned the empire. During this time he founded the Cloister St. Pantaleon and renovated the Cathedral in Cologne. During a diplomatic mission to France he suffered a weakness and died in Reims. (bio by: Lutetia) 
 
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 Parents:
  Heinrich I of Germany (876 - 936)
  Mathilde von Ringelheim
 
 Siblings:
  Hedwig of Saxony*
  Heinrich I von Bayern*
   Otto I The Great (912 - 973)*
  Gerberga of Saxony (913 - 969)*
   Bruno (925 - 965)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sankt Pantaleon
Cologne
Kölner Stadtkreis
Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Lutetia
Record added: Dec 01, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 10023175
the Great Bruno, I
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