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🚩 Otto the Great is remembered for uniting Germany and Italy into the Holy Roman Empire. He finally defeated the Magyars, putting an end into their incursions into Western Europe. This video details Otto’s rise to power, his struggles to centralize power, and his victory in the Battle of Lechfeld, which made him the most powerful ruler in Europe.
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📢 Narrated by David McCallion
📝 Research by Damien Peters
📝 Writing by Damien Peters & HistoryMarche
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