Otto I. (Moravia)
Otto was the youngest son of Břetislav I and his wife Judith . He was with Euphemia of Hungary ( Euphemia Uherská , † April 2, 1111), daughter of the Hungarian King Bela I. married. In the German-speaking world he is often referred to as Otto von Moravia , Otto von Olmütz or Otto I the Beautiful .
After the death of his father (1055) and his brother Spytihněv II (1061), Otto took over the rule of the Principality of Olomouc with the consent of his brother Vratislav . After the takeover, he and his brothers Konrad I and Jaromír , Bishop of Prague, opposed the centralistic aspirations of their brother Vratislav .
Otto is the ancestor of the Olomouc branch of the Přemyslids . His sons are Svatopluk von Olomouc ( Svatopluk Olomoucký , † September 21, 1109) and Otto II. ( Ota II. Olomoucký , † February 18, 1126). Son Břetislav and daughter Boleslava died at a young age.
Otto is considered the founder of the Hradisch Monastery .
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Otto I the Handsome; Ota I. Olomoucký; Oto I. Pěkný; Oto I. Sličný|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Moravian prince|
|DATE OF BIRTH||11th century|
|DATE OF DEATH||June 9, 1087|