Albert II of Holstein (c. 1369 – 28 September 1403 in Dithmarschen (Ditmarsh)) was the ruling Count of Holstein-Rendsburg from his father's death, in 1381 or 1384, until 1397. From 1397 until his death, he was Count of Holstein-Segeberg.
Count of Holstein-Rendsburg: Reign: 1381/1384–1397, with his brother Gerhard VI (1381/1384–1404) and his uncle Nicholas (1340–1397) Predecessor: Henry II of Holstein-Rendsburg, count as Counts of Holstein-Rendsburg and Adolph IX as Count of Holstein-Kiel (line extinct in 1390, merged into Rendsburg) Successor: Gerhard VI. New division
In 1397 after the death of their uncle Nicholas (Claus), with whom the nephews Albert II and the elder Gerhard VI had jointly ruled Holstein-Rendsburg, they partitioned Holstein-Segeberg (aka county of Stormarn) from Holstein-Rendsburg, with Albert receiving the new branch county in return for waiving his co-rule in Rendsburg. After Albert's death in 1403 Segeberg reverted to Rendsberg.
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Jul 28, 2016 · Count of Holstein-Rendsburg (as Henry II): Reign 1340-1381/1384 with his brother Nicholas (1340-1397) Predecessor: Gerhard III Successor: Nicholas, Albert II and Gerhard VI Duke of Schleswig: (as Henry II): 1375-1381/1384 with his brother Nicholas (1375-1386) Predecessor: Henry I Successor: Nicholas
Adolph descended from a branch of the House of Schauenburg, who had for centuries been counts of Holstein, and as such, vassals of the Holy Roman Empire. His great-grandfather Gerhard the Great, having also been a Regent of the Kingdom of Denmark, had received the Duchy of Sønderjylland from the Danish crown as a hereditary fief.
and his brother Albert II (1381/1384-1397) Succeeded by Albert II as Count of Holstein-Segeberg (newly partitioned) Preceded by Adolphus IX as Count of Holstein-Kiel (line extinct in 1390, merged into Rendsburg) Succeeded by Henry III as Count of Holstein-Rendsburg: Preceded by Albert II as Count of Holstein-Segeberg (in 1403 reverted
Count of Holstein-Rendsburg: 1340-1397; Predecessor: Gerhard III Successor: Albert II. Count of Holstein-Kiel 1390-1397; Predecessor:' [ Adolph IX] Successor: Albert II. Duke of Schleswig: 1375-1386 With: Henry(Heinrich) II Predecessor: Henry(Heinrich) I Successor: Gerhard VI