Otto I


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Ot·to I

 (ŏt′ō, ôt′ō) also O·tho I (ō′thō, ō′tō) Known as "Otto the Great." 912-973.
King of Germany (936-973) and first Holy Roman emperor (962-973). He brought Italy and Burgundy under German control.

Otto I

(ˈɒtəʊ) or

Otho I

n
(Biography) called the Great. 912–73 ad, king of Germany (936–73); Holy Roman Emperor (962–73)

Otto I



n.
( “the Great” ) A.D. 912–973, king of the Germans 936–973; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 962–973.
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