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King of Western Francia
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Reign 13 July 923 – 14/15 January 936
Coronation 13 July 923, St Médard, Soissons
Predecessor Robert I
Successor Louis IV
Born c. 890
Died 14/15 January 936(936-01-15)
(c. aged 45–46)
Spouse Emma of France
House Bosonid
Father Richard the Justiciar
Mother Adelaide of Auxerre

Rudolph (also Radulf, Ralph, or Raoul) (c. 890 – 15 January 936) was the Duke of Burgundy between 921 and 923. He was King of France from July 13, 923 until his death. He married Emma of France, daughter of Robert I of France and Béatrice of Vermandois. The nobles elected him King of France after his father-in-law died.

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