Leopold V, Archduke of Further Austria (October 9, 1586 – September 13, 1632) was the son of Archduke Charles II of Inner Austria, and the younger brother of Emperor Ferdinand II, father of Ferdinand Charles, Archduke of Further Austria.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leopold_V,_Archduke_of_Austria
Leopold V, Archduke of Further Austria (October 9, 1586 – September 13, 1632) was the son of Archduke Charles II of Inner Austria, and the younger brother of Emperor Ferdinand II, father of Ferdinand Charles, Archduke of Further Austria.
…was concluded between the dukes Leopold V of Austria (reigned 1177–94), a son of Henry II Jasomirgott, and Otakar IV of Steiermark, the ailing last Otakar ruler. When Otakar died in 1192, Leopold succeeded him, and thus the Babenbergs came into the inheritance.
Leopold V "the Virtuous", Duke of Austria (1157-31 December 1194) was the Duke of Austria from 1177 to 1194, succeeding Henry II of Austria and preceding Frederick I of Austria. Leopold is most famous for his role in leading the Third Crusade alongside Richard the Lionheart of England and Philip Augustus of France, as well as for capturing Richard after having a feud with him. Leopold was born ...
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Duke of Austria
Leopold succeeded his father as Duke of Austria upon that man's death on 13 January 1177. Soon after becoming Duke, Leopold lent his support to Frederick of Bohemia in his struggle against Duke Sobeslaus II, who had campaigned in the Austrian duchy, and in 1179, Leopold reached a peace agreement with Bohemia. On 17 August 1186, he negotiated the Georgenberg Pact with Ottokar IV of Styria, by which Styria and the central part of Upper Austria were amalgamated into the Duchy of Austria after 11...
Third Crusade and aftermath
Leopold is mainly remembered outside Austria for his participation in the Third Crusade. He arrived to take part in the siege of Acre in spring 1191, having sailed from Zadar on the Adriatic coast. He took over command of what remained of the imperial forces after the death of Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia in January. According to legend his tunic was blood-soaked after the fights and when he doffed his belt, a white stripe appeared. Emperor Henry VI granted him the privilege to adopt these co...
In 1172, Leopold married Helena, a daughter of King Géza II of Hungary. By her, Leopold had at least two children (both sons): 1. Frederick I (d. 16 April 1198) 2. Leopold VI (d. 28 July 1230)
In 1194, Leopold's foot was crushed when his horse fell on him at a tournament in Graz. He died of gangrene, still under excommunication, and was buried at Heiligenkreuz Abbey.Cawley, C.; Austria in Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, see .Fastlinger, M. (ed.); Passau Necrologies (II)(Berlin, 1920)
Description The death of his father in 1177 placed Leopold V into the role of leader of the Babenberg dynasty ruling the then-Duchy of Austria. Upon the 1192 acquisition of Styria, the Babenbergs were one of the wealthiest and most powerful families in Europe.
Leopold V. der Tugendhafte Babenberg von Österreich, Duke of Austria, Duke of Styria, was born 1157 to Heinrich II. von Österreich (1107-1177) and Theodora Komnene (c1134-1184) and died 31 December 1194 inGraz of unspecified causes. He married Helena of Hungary (c1158-1199) 1177 JL . Notable ancestors includeAlfred the Great (849-899), Charlemagne (747-814). Ancestors are fromthe United ...
In 1125, Leopold refused to become Emperor upon the death of his brother-in-law, Henry V. He died in 1135 at one of the monasteries he had founded. He was canonized by Pope Innocent VIII in 1486.
Nathan F. Leopold, Jr., the plaintiff, brought an action in the circuit court of Cook County, which was in the nature of a suit alleging a violation of the right of privacy. The defendants included: the author, publishers and several local distributors of a novel and a play, entitled 'Compulsion,'
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