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Hugh Capet
Birth: 938
Death: Oct. 14, 996

French Monarch. He was born in Paris, Isle De, France in 938. Founder of the third Frankish royal dynasty (the Capetians), which ruled France until 1328. Son of Hugh the Great, whom he succeeded as Duke of the Franks in 956, he was elected king and crowned at Noyon (987). His 40 years in power were marked by constant political intrigue and struggle, both among the feudal aristocracy and with his Carolingian rivals, but his position was invariably saved by the disunity of his enemies. (bio by: Erik Lander) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Hugh Robertin
  Hedwig of Saxony
 
 Spouse:
  Adelaide of Aquitaine (____ - 1004)*
 
 Children:
  Hedwig Of France (____ - 1013)*
  Gisela Of France (____ - 1002)*
   Robert II (972 - 1031)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Denis Basilique
Saint-Denis
Departement de Seine-Saint-Denis
Īle-de-France, France
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Erik Lander
Record added: Jul 24, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11420947
Hugh Capet
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Hugh Capet
Added by: Erik Lander
 
Hugh Capet
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In loving memory of my 28th Great Grandfather. You are not forgotten.
- Cricket
 Added: Jul. 25, 2016

- Sophie*s Girl
 Added: Jul. 20, 2016
Honoring Hugh Capet my Great + Grandfather by three of his children.
- Padg
 Added: Jun. 26, 2016
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