Hugh Capet, Magnus of Paris, Poitou and Orleans, son of Robert 1st Capet, Of West Franks and N.N..
Born ± 895, died Jun 956 at Deurdan, approximately 61 years, buried at St Denis,France
Married ± 938 (approximately 18 years married) to:
Hedwig UNKNOWN, Of Germany, daughter of Henry 1st UNKNOWN and Mechtilde Von Ringelheim.
Born ± 910, 1st married/ related to: Hugh Magnus Capet, 2nd marriage to: Hugh Capet, Magnus of Paris, Poitou and Orleans
1. Hugh Capet, King Of France
Born 946 at Paris,Seine,France, died Aug 24, 996, 49 or 50 years
Elected King of France in June 987. Crowned at Noyon on July 3,987.
Founded the Capetian Dynasty which ruled France until 1328.Ancestor of the Bourbon Dynasty that ruled France until 1848 and rules Spain.
Hugh Capet became king of France in 987. He founded the Capetian line, which ruled France from 987 to 1328. His election as king by the French nobles marked the end of the struggle between the nobility andthe last feeble heirs of the Carolingian line. As king, Hugh had certain powers but they were more theoretical than real. The only lands he actually ruled over were those he inherited as count of Paris.
Hugh Capet, Duke of France in 956, King of France from 987 to 996, born in 938, died October 24, 996, buried at St. Denis. He was the son of Hugh (Hugues I), Duke of France, Cte de Paris, who died 956 and his third wife, Hedwig, daughter of Duke Heinrich I of Saxony. Hugh Capet married Adela (Adelaide), probably daughter of William Towhead, Duke of Aquitaine, by Adele of Normandy). Hugh Capet was a descendant of Louis I, theDebonaire, King of France, through his daughter, Gisele.