He and Elizabeth of Hungary had the following children:
- Hermann II, Landgrave of Thuringia (1222–1241), married Helen, daughter of Duke Otto I of Brunswick-Lüneburg
- Sophie of Thuringia (1224–1275), married Duke Henry II of Brabant; their son Henry became the progenitor of the House of...
- Gertrude (1227–1297), abbess of the Premonstratensian monastery of Altenberg near...
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He and Elizabeth of Hungary had the following children: Hermann II, Landgrave of Thuringia (1222–1241), married Helen, daughter of Duke Otto I of Brunswick-Lüneburg Sophie of Thuringia (1224–1275), married Duke Henry II of Brabant; their son Henry became the progenitor of the House of... Gertrude ...
Louis III, nicknamed Louis the Pious or Louis the Mild (1151/52 – 16 October 1190) was a member of the Ludowingians dynasty who ruled as Landgrave of Thuringia from 1172 until his death. Life. He was the eldest son of Landgrave Louis II and his wife Judith of Hohenstaufen. In 1172, he succeeded his father as Landgrave of Thuringia.
Hermann I (died 25 April 1217), Landgrave of Thuringia and (as Hermann III) Count Palatine of Saxony, was the second son of Louis II, Landgrave of Thuringia (the Iron), and Judith of Hohenstaufen, the sister of Emperor Frederick Barbarossa
Frederick IV (before 30 November 1384 – 7 May 1440), nicknamed the Peaceful (German: Friedrich der Friedfertige) or the Simple (der Einfältige), was a member of the House of Wettin and Margrave of Meissen who ruled as the last independent Landgrave of Thuringia from 1406 until his death.
Hermann I, (born c. 1156—died April 25, 1217, Gotha, Thuringia [Germany]), landgrave of Thuringia and count palatine of Saxony who helped defeat the Hohenstaufen emperor Henry VI’s attempt to transform the German kingdom from an elective into a hereditary monarchy.
Landgrave Balthasar of Thuringia (21 December 1336 in Weißenfels – 18 May 1406 at the Wartburg in Eisenach) was Margrave of Meissen and Landgrave of Thuringia from the House of Wettin.
The first landgraviate was Thuringia (conferred on the Ludowing family in 1130 by King Lothar II). The title survived into the 20th century in the House of Hesse and also in a branch of the House of Fürstenberg, which acquired the landgraviate of Stühlingen in 1639.
The Duchy of Thuringia was an eastern frontier march of the Merovingian kingdom of Austrasia, established about 631 by King Dagobert I after his troops had been defeated by the forces of the Slavic confederation of Samo at the Battle of Wogastisburg. It was recreated in the Carolingian Empire and its dukes appointed by the king until it was absorbed by the Saxon dukes in 908. From about 1111/12 the territory was ruled by the Landgraves of Thuringia as Princes of the Holy Roman Empire.
The former kingdom of the Thuringii arose during the Migration Period after the decline of the Hunnic Empire in Central Europe in the mid 5th century, culminating in their defeat in the 454 Battle of Nedao. With Bisinus a first Thuringian king is documented about 500, who ruled over extended estates that stretched beyond the Main River in the south. His son and successor Hermanafrid married Amalaberga, a niece of the Ostrogoth king Theoderic the Great, thereby hedging the threat of incursions by
purchased by King Adolph of Germany 1294–1298 1. 1298–1323 Frederick I, Margrave of Meissen, jointly with his brother 1298–1307 Theodoric IV, Landgrave of Lusatia 2. 1323–1349 Frederick II, Margrave of Meissen 3. 1349–1381 Frederick III, jointly with his brothers ...
House of Wettin 1242-1265 Henry the Illustrious, Margrave of Meissen and Lusatia since 1221 1265-1294 Albert the Degenerate, son, Margrave of Meissen from 1288 until 1292, sold Thuringia to 1294-1298 Adolf of Nassau-Weilburg, King of Germany (not Wettin) 1298-1307 Albert of Habsburg, King of Germany ...
Landgrave occasionally continued in use as the subsidiary title of such noblemen as the Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar, who functioned as the Landgrave of Thuringia in the first decade of the 20th century, but the title fell into disuse after World War II.