Robert the Strong

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Robert the Strong (French: Robert le Fort; c. 830 – 866) was the father of two kings of West Francia: Odo (or Eudes) and Robert I of France. His family is named after him and called the Robertians. In 853, he was named missus dominicus by Charles the Bald, King of West Francia. Robert the Strong was the great-grandfather of Hugh Capet and thus the ancestor of all the Capetians.

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Robert the Strong
Robert the Strong's image in a genealogy of French kings (c. 1384)
Died2 July 866(866-07-02) (aged 35–36)
Noble familyRobertians
Spouse(s)Adelaide of Tours
IssueOdo (or Eudes)
Robert I of France
FatherRobert III of Worms (speculated)
Robert the Strong's statue, located in the church of Notre Dame of Brissarthe
Statue of Robert the Strong, Châteauneuf-sur-Sarthe