Person:Eberhard I, Count of Berg-Altena (1)

Eberhard I _____, Count of Berg-Altena
d.23 Jan 1180
  1. Engelbert I _____, Count of Berg - 1189
  2. Frederick II _____, Archbishop of Cologne1120 - 1158
  3. Bruno III of Berg - 1193
  4. Eberhard I _____, Count of Berg-Altena1140 - 1180
  • HEberhard I _____, Count of Berg-Altena1140 - 1180
  • W.  Adelheid von Arnsberg (add)
  1. Oda _____, of Altena1145 - 1224
  2. Adolf of AltenaAbt 1157 - 1220
  3. Arnold of Altena1166 - 1209
  4. Frederick I _____, Count of Berg-Altena1173 - 1198
Facts and Events
Name Eberhard I _____, Count of Berg-Altena
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1140
Marriage to Adelheid von Arnsberg (add)
Death[1] 23 Jan 1180
Reference Number? Q75487?

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Eberhard IV of Berg, count of Altena (also called Eberhard I von Altena) (1140 – 23 January 1180, buried in Altenberg), was a son of Adolf IV, Count of Berg and Altena.

He married Adelheid von Arnsberg (van Cuyck) (died 1200), a daughter of Heinrich I count von Arnsberg (born 1123, died 1185) and Ermengarde (Irmgard) von Freusburg (died 1203).

He inherited the eastern territorium of the County of Berg and became the 1st count of Altena from 1161, and Vogt of Werden and Cappenberg (1166–1180). His territories were later divided between his sons Arnold of Altena (the Isenberg, then Limburg (Lenne) line) and Friedrich I of Altena (the Altena, then Marck line). Before the split between Arnold Altena-Isenberg the eldest and his brother Friedrich Altena-Mark the younger son of Everhard, the ‘Grafschaft Mark’ did not yet exist.

He left children:

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