Person:Rodolphe II de Bourgogne (1)

Rodolphe II de Bourgogne
d.11 Jul 937
Facts and Events
Name Rodolphe II de Bourgogne
Alt Name Rudolf II , van Opper-Bourgondië
Unknown , King of Burgundy
Gender Male
Birth[4] abt 880 Bourgogne, FranceHouse of Elder Welfs
Alt Birth? 887
Reference Number[1] Q442257?
Alt Birth? abt 902
Marriage 0924 Arles, Bouches-du-Rhône, Franceto Berta von Alamannien
Death[1] 11 Jul 937

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Rudolph II (c. 880 - July 11, 937) was king of Upper Burgundy (912–937), Lower Burgundy (Provence) (933–937), and Italy (effective, 922–926—claim abandoned 933). He was the son of Rudolph I, king of Upper Burgundy, a member of the Elder House of Welf, and it is presumed that his mother was his father's known wife, Guilla of Provence. He married Bertha of Swabia in 922.

Following his ascent to the throne in 912, Rudolph was asked by several Italian nobles to intervene in Italy on their behalf against Emperor Berengar in 922. Having entered Italy, he was crowned King of the Lombards at Pavia. In 923, he defeated Berengar at Piacenza; Berengar was murdered the following year, possibly at the instigation of Rudolph. The king then ruled Upper Burgundy and Italy together, residing alternately in both kingdoms.

However, in 926 the Italian nobility turned against him and requested that Hugh of Arles, the effective ruler of Provence (or Lower Burgundy), rule them instead.[1] Rudolph returned to Upper Burgundy to protect himself, assuring Hugh's coronation as King of Italy in the process. The two Burgundian kingdoms unified, Rudolph ruled until his death in 937. He was succeeded by Conrad.[2]

After Rudolph's death in 937, his daughter Adelaide was married to Hugh's son Lothair,[2] while Hugh married Rudolph's widow Bertha.[2] Adelaide later became the second wife of Otto the Great, Holy Roman Emperor, and the mother of Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Rudolph II of Burgundy, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   Rudolph II, Roi de Jurane Bourgogne, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  3.   RUDOLF, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  4. Biographie a Wikipédia FR, in Wikipedia, [[1]], trouvée 2016, Secondary quality.

    Rodolphe II de Bourgogne1, né en 880 et mort en 937, est roi de Haute-Bourgogne (912-937), Basse-Bourgogne (Provence, 933-937) et d'Italie (en pratique de 922 à 925, prétention abandonnée en 933). Il est le fils de Rodolphe Ier de Bourgogne, issu de la famille des Welfs.