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Conrad of Franconia

Conrad I, Duke of Franconia, King of Germany was king of the German Holy Roman Empire from 911 to 918, as the successor of Charlemagne.

Conrad was born about 890 in Babenberg. His father was either Conrad, Duke of the "Old" Franks or Adalbert of Franconia, his mother was Glismut of Saxony. His sister Mathilda von Hesse was borh around 899. His brother Eberhard of Franconia died after 936 in Babenberg. Conrad married Kunigunde Alaholfing Countess In Swabia, and had two children with her (Kunigunde of Germany and Hermann Duke of Franconia, both born in 913). Conrad died December 23, 918. Upon his death, kingship passed on to Henry the Fowler.