Person:Albert IV, Count of Habsburg (1)

Albert IV _____, Count of Habsburg
b.Abt 1188
  1. Albert IV _____, Count of HabsburgAbt 1188 - 1239
m. Abt 1217
  1. Rudolph I _____, of Germany1218 - 1291
Facts and Events
Name Albert IV _____, Count of Habsburg
Alt Name Albrecht IV von Habsburg
Gender Male
Birth[1] Abt 1188 House of Habsburg
Marriage Abt 1217 to Hedwige Countess of Kyburg
Death[2] 25 Nov 1239 Ashkelon, HaDarom, Israel
Reference Number? Q684276?


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Albert IV (or Albert the Wise) (ca. 1188 – December 13, 1239) was Count of Habsburg in the Aargau and a progenitor of the royal House of Habsburg.

He was the son of Count Rudolph II of Habsburg and Agnes of Staufen. About 1217 Albert married Hedwig (Heilwig), daughter of Count Ulrich of Kyburg (died 1237) and Anna of Zähringen. He was present at the signing of the Golden Bull of Rimini in March 1226. Upon the death of his father in 1232 he divided his family's estates with his brother Rudolph III, whereby he retained the ancestral seat at Habsburg Castle. A follower of Emperor Frederick II of Hohenstaufen, he took part in the Barons' Crusade of 1239 with King Theobald I of Navarre and died near Ashkelon.

Albert was the father of King Rudolph I of Germany, and a mutual ancestor of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and of his wife Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg.

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References
  1. Albert IV, Count of Habsburg, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2. Neue Deutsche Biographie. (Berlin: Duncker und Humblot, c1953-).

    Kläui, Paul, „Albrecht IV., der Weise von Habsburg“, in: Neue Deutsche Biographie 1 (1953), S. 164 [Onlinefassung]; URL: http://www.deutsche-biographie.de/pnd136117643.html