Conrad I, Duke of Carinthia
Conrad I of the Salian Dynasty
Salian dynasty
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, was the duke of Carinthia from 1004. He was the third son Duke Otto I
Otto I, Duke of Carinthia
Otto , called Otto of Worms, was Duke of Carinthia and Margrave of Verona from 978 to 985 and again from 1002 until his death....

 and thus brother of both Henry of Speyer
Henry of Speyer
Henry of Speyer or Heinrich von Speyer, also called Graf im Wormsgau was the father of the Holy Roman Emperor Conrad II....

, father of the Emperor Conrad II, and Bruno
Pope Gregory V
Pope Gregory V, né Bruno of Carinthia , Pope from May 3, 996 to February 18, 999, son of the Salian Otto I, Duke of Carinthia, who was a grandson of the Emperor Otto I the Great . Gregory V succeeded Pope John XV , when only twenty-four years of age...

, who was pope
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 as Gregory V. He outlived both those elder brothers and his father.

Along with his father, he was a candidate in the royal German election of 1002. In that year or thereabouts, Conrad married Matilda (c. 988 – 29 July 1031 or 1032), daughter of Herman II, Duke of Swabia
Herman II, Duke of Swabia
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. They had two sons: Conrad
Conrad II, Duke of Carinthia
Conrad II , called the Younger, was the Salian duke of Carinthia from 1035. His father, Conrad I died in 1011 when he was a minor. Adalbero of Eppenstein was given the duchy of Carinthia...

, later duke also, and Bruno, Bishop of Würzburg
Bruno, Bishop of Würzburg
Bruno of Würzburg , also known as Bruno of Carinthia, was imperial chancellor of Italy from 1027 to 1034 for Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor, to whom he was related, and from 1034 until his death prince-bishop of Würzburg....

. Conrad died young and was buried in the cathedral at Worms
Worms, Germany
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