Ernst I (Habsburg) von Österreich
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Ernst (Habsburg) von Österreich (1377 - 1424)

Ernst (Ernst I) "der Eiserne, Herzog von Österreich und Steiermark" von Österreich formerly Habsburg aka von Habsburg
Born in Bruck an der Mur, Herzogtum Steiermarkmap
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Husband of — married 25 Jan 1412 [location unknown]
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Died at about age 47 in Bruck an der Mur, Herzogtum Steiermarkmap
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European Aristocracy
Ernst I Habsburg was a member of the aristocracy in Europe.


Ernst der Eiserne, Herzog von Österreich, Steiermark, Kärnten und Krain
Ernest the Iron, duke of Austria, duke of Styria, Carinthia and Carniola

Ernst was the third surviving son of Leopold III von Habsburg, Herzog von Österreich und Steiermark (Duke of Austria and Styria), and his wife Viridis (Verde) Visconti, and was born in 1377 at Bruck an der Mur, Steiermark.[1]

He married firstly in 1392, in Bruck an der Mur, Margarete von Pommern, daughter of Duke Bogislaw V of Pomerania. The marriage was childless[2]

He married secondly on 25 January 1412 in Krakow Cymburgis of Masovia, daughter of Siemowit IV and Alexandra of Lituania[2]. They had nine children, 4 of whom reached adulthood:

  1. Friedrich III., Emperor
  2. Margarete, married Friedrich II, Duke of Saxony
  3. Albrecht VI
  4. Katharina married Karl I, margrave of Baden[2].

Ernst der Eiserne died at Bruck an der Mur on 10 June 1424 and was buried in the Cistercian monastery of Rein near Graz[2].


  1. Schwennicke, Detlev (Ed.), Europäische Stammtafeln, Neue folge, Band I.1, Frankfurt am Main: Vittorio Klostermann, 1998. Tafel 42.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A Prosopography of Medieval European Noble and Royal Families. Austria, chap. 4 Dukes of Austria (Habsburg) Ernst von Habsburg. Online at Foundation for Medieval Genealogy Website (accessed 2017).

See also:

  • Lines of Succession,by Macaghan

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You are my 10th Cousin 17 times removed we are both descendants of Maud (Huntingdon) of Scotland.

Regards Michael Griffiths, New Zealand

posted by Michael Griffiths
Austria-18 and Von Habsburg-1 appear to represent the same person because: This is assed twice
posted by [Living Sälgö]

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