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
Ludwig I or Louis I (died January 12, 1140) was ruler of Thuringia from 1123 to 1140. Biography. The son of Count Louis the Springer ("the jumper") and his wife Adelheid, he was appointed Landgrave of Thuringia by the Emperor Lothair III in 1131.
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.
Ludwig II, Landgrave of Thuringia, nicknamed Louis the Iron (1128 – 14 October 1172 at Neuenburg Castle in Freyburg). Life. He was born in 1128, the son of Louis I, who in 1131 became the first landgrave of Thuringia, and his wife, Hedwig of Gudensberg.
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 ...
Landgraves of Thuringia Winzenburger. 1111/1112-1130 Herman I, Count of Winzenburg (deposed in 1130; died in 1138) Ludovingians. 1031-1056 Louis the Bearded; 1056-1123 Louis the Springer; 1123-1140 Louis I (first Landgrave from 1131) 1140-1172 Louis II the Iron; 1172-1190 Louis III the Pious; 1190-1217 Hermann I the Hard; 1217-1227 Louis IV the Holy
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.
Landgrave, a title of nobility in Germany and Scandinavia, dating from the 12th century, when the kings of Germany attempted to strengthen their position in relation to that of the dukes (Herzoge). The kings set up “provincial counts” (Landgrafen) over whom the dukes would have no control and who