Saint Leopold III (German: Luitpold, 1073 – 15 November 1136), known as Leopold the Good, was the Margrave of Austria from 1095 to his death in 1136. He was a member of the House of Babenberg. He was canonized on 6 January 1485 and became the patron saint of Austria, Lower Austria, Upper Austria, and Vienna. His feast day is 15 November.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leopold_III,_Margrave_of_Austria
Leopold III was King of the Belgians from 1934 until 1951. On the outbreak of World War II, Leopold tried to maintain Belgian neutrality, but after the German invasion in May 1940, he surrendered his country, earning him much hostility, both at home and abroad. His act was declared unconstitutional by Prime Minister Hubert Pierlot and his cabinet, who presently moved to London to form a government-in-exile, while Leopold and his family were placed under house arrest. In 1944, they were moved to
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Sep 21, 2020 · Leopold III, French in full Léopold-Philippe-Charles-Albert-Meinrad-Hubertus-Marie-Miguel, Dutch in full Leopold Filips Karel Albert Meinrad Hubertus Maria Miguel, (born November 3, 1901, Brussels, Belgium—died September 25, 1983, Brussels), king of the Belgians, whose actions as commander in chief of the Belgian army during the German conquest of Belgium (1940) in World War II aroused opposition to his rule, eventually leading to his abdication in 1951.
Leopold III (1 November 1351 – 9 July 1386), known as the Just, a member of the House of Habsburg, was Duke of Austria from 1365. As head and progenitor of the Leopoldian line, he ruled over the Inner Austrian duchies of Carinthia, Styria and Carniola as well as the County of Tyrol and Further Austria from 1379 until his death.
Saint Leopold III, known as Leopold the Good, was the Margrave of Austria from 1095 to his death in 1136. He was a member of the House of Babenberg. He was canonized on 6 January 1485 and became the patron saint of Austria, Lower Austria, Upper Austria, and Vienna. His feast day is 15 November.
Leopold was born at Babenberg castle in Gars am Kamp, the son of Margrave Leopold II and Ida of Formbach-Ratelnberg. The Babenbergs had come to Austria from Bavaria where the family had risen to prominence in the 10th Century. He grew up in the diocese of Passau under the influence of the reformer Bishop Altmann of Passau. In 1096 Leopold succeeded his father as margrave of Austria at the age of 23. He married twice. His first wife, who died in 1105, may have been one of the von Perg family. The
By his first marriage, possibly to a lady of the Perg family: 1. Adalbert or Albert II The Devout, Markgraf, d. 1137 By his second wife, Agnes of Germany, widow of Frederick I, Duke of Swabia: Leopold IV Henry II Jasomirgott. Berta, m. Henry III, Burggraf of Regensburg. Agnes, m. Władysław II of Poland. Ernst. Otto of Freising, Bishop and biographer of his nephew, Emperor Frederick I "Barbarossa". Conrad, Bishop of Passau and Archbishop of Salzburg. Elizabeth, m. Hermann II of Winzenburg ...
King Leopold III 1901 Birth in Brussels, of Leopold, Philippe, Charles, Albert, Meinrad, Hubert, Marie, Miguel, son of Prince Albert and Princess Elisabeth, future King and Queen of the Belgians. He was the great nephew of King Leopold II, who was reigning at the time, and was his godfather.
Leopold III, ‘the Just’ Duke of Austria, Styria and Carinthia; from 1379 ruler over Styria, Carinthia, Carniola, Tyrol and the Forelands Born in Vienna in 1351 (exact date of birth disputed) Died at the Battle of Sempach (present-day Switzerland) on 9 July 1386
King Leopold III (1901-1983) rose to the throne on 23 February 1934 rather unexpectedly. His father, King Albert, had tragically died five days before. During one of his favourite escapist pastimes, he fatally fell in the Ardennes (Marche-les-dames), while mountaineering alone.
Belgian Monarch. Descendant of the dynasty of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, he ascended the throne in 1934. In 1940, when Nazi Germany invaded Belgium, he refused to go into exile, signed the surrender, and he gave himself to the enemy who confined him in the castle of Laeken until 1944.
Saint Leopold III (German: Luitpold, 1073 – 15 November 1136), known as Leopold the Good, was the Margrave of Austria from 1095 to his death in 1136. He was a member of the House of Babenberg. He was canonized on 6 January 1485 and became the patron saint of Austria, Lower Austria, Upper Austria, and Vienna. His feast day is 15 November.
Leopold III Frederick Franz, Duke of Anhalt-Dessau (10 August 1740 – 9 August 1817), known as "Prince Franz" or "Father Franz", was a German prince of the House of Ascania. From 1751 until 1807 he was Reigning prince of the Principality of Anhalt-Dessau and from 1807 the first Duke of the Duchy of Anhalt-Dessau.