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Otto I. Wittelsbach von Bayern
was born circa 1090
to Otto III. von Scheyern (?-c1121)
and Richardis von Weimar-Istrien-Krain (c1070-1110)
and died 4 August 1156
of unspecified causes. He married Heilika von Lengenfeld (c1103-1170)
before 1116 JL
. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814)
. Ancestors are from France
Otto moved the family residence from Scheyern Castle to Wittelsbach Castle and so founded the Wittelsbach family. He was also considerably more powerful than his immediate forebears.
Namesakes of Otto I. von Bayern (?-1156)