Otto I, Duke of Pomerania (1279 – 31 December 1344) was Duke of Pomerania-Stettin . Youngest, and probably posthumous, son of Duke Barnim I and his third wife, Mechtild of Brandenburg-Salzwedel, Otto became titular co-ruler at his birth, along with his elder half-brother Barnim II and his much older half-brother Bogislaw IV .
In 1295, the Duchy of Pomerania was divided roughly by the Peene and Ina (Ihna) rivers, with the areas north of these rivers ruled by Bogislaw IV became Pomerania-Wolgast, whereas Otto I received Pomerania-Szczecin south of these rivers. Third partition 1368–1376
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It had begun with Duke Otto I (c. 1279-1344). Otto's death triggered the Stettin War of Succession. Elector Frederick II claimed that Pomerania-Stettin was now a completed fief and that it should fall back to Brandenburg. The Dukes in Wolgast claimed that it was a part of Pomerania and should fall to the surviving line of the House of Griffins.
Otto II was a Duke of Pomerania-Stettin from the House of Griffins.
Otto II was the eldest son of Duke Swantibor III, of Pomerania-Stettin and his wife Anna of Hohenzollern. When Otto was about 20 years old, his father tried to make him the Archbishop of Riga, which, against the will of the Teutonic Knights, who preferred John of Wallenrode as Archbishop. Otto was confirmed as Archbishop in 1394 by King Wenceslaus and in 1396, he went to Dorpat, where he created an alliance with Grand Duke Vytautas of Lithuania. In the following years, however, the Teutonic Orde
Otto II was married to Agnes of Mecklenburg, a daughter of Duke John II of Mecklenburg-Stargard. They had no children. Sometimes it is alleged that Otto had earlier married a daughter of Grand Duke Vytautas of Lithuania. According to the historian Martin Wehrmann, there is no evidence for such a marriage and the rumour is probably based on the alliance between Otto and Vytautas.
- c. 1380
- Anna of Hohenzollern
- 27 March 1428
- Swantibor III, Duke of Pomerania
Otto I, Duke of Pomerania (1279 - 31 Disember 1344) adalah Duke of Pomerania-Stettin.. Anak bongsu, dan mungkin selepas kematian, Duke Barnim I dan isteri ketiganya, Mechtild dari Brandenburg-Salzwedel, Otto menjadi penguasa bersama semasa kelahirannya, bersama dengan saudara tirinya yang lebih tua Barnim II dan saudara tirinya yang jauh lebih tua Bogislaw IV.
The duchy originated from the realm of Wartislaw I, a Slavic Pomeranian duke, and was extended by the Lands of Schlawe and Stolp in 1317, the Principality of Rügen in 1325, and the Lauenburg and Bütow Land in 1455. During the High Middle Ages, it also comprised the northern Neumark and Uckermark areas as well as Circipania and Mecklenburg-Strelitz. The Duchy of Pomerania was established as a vassal state of Poland in 1121, which it remained until the fragmentation of Poland after the death ...
Life. Otto I was the youngest, later-born son of Duke Barnim I of Pomerania and his third wife Mechthild of Brandenburg. After the death of the father, the government in the Duchy of Pomerania initially led Otto's older half-brother Bogislaw IV., Also for Otto and his older brother Barnim II.
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- 1279 (statement with Gregorian date earlier than 1584)
- 31 December 1344
Swantibor III, Duke of Pomerania, or, according to a different way of counting, Swantibor I. (born: c. 1351 – died: 21 June 1413) was a member of the House of Griffins, a Duke of Pomerania-Stettin and for a while governor of the Mittelmark.