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King of France Hugh Capet
29 generations from the origin. Great x 27 grandfather.

Birth: Jan 938, Paris, Seine, France;
Death: Oct 24, 996; ;
Age: 58

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  • King of France - Dates: 987-996


Hugh Capet (French: Hugues Capet) (938 – October 24, 996) was King of France from 987 to 996. Capet is a nickname for "wearing a cape".

Born in 938 in Paris, he came from a powerful and influential family of the Germanic aristocracy of France, two members of which had already been elected King of France in the ninth and tenth centuries. He was born to Hugh the Great and Hedwige of Saxony.

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Prince Hugh Duke of the Franks
c. 900 - 956
Princess Hedwig of Saxony
c 910 - May 10, 965
Primary or Last Marriage:
Date: 0968, Place: , Status: Marriage, Note:
Queen of France Adelaide
c 945 - 1004
King of France Robert Capet II
Great x 26 grandfather
Mar 27, 972 - Jul 20, 1031
Gisela Capet
Great x 29 grandmother
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