Duke of Swabia

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The Dukes of Swabia were the rulers of the Duchy of Swabia during the Middle Ages.wikipedia
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Hohenstaufen

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The most notable family to rule Swabia was the Hohenstaufen family, who held it, with a brief interruption, from 1079 until 1268.
Before ascending to the kingship, they were Dukes of Swabia from 1079.

Conradin

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With the death of Conradin, the last Hohenstaufen duke, the duchy itself disintegrated, although King Rudolf I attempted to revive it for his Habsburg family in the late-13th century.
Conrad (25 March 1252 – 29 October 1268), called the Younger or the Boy, but usually known by the diminutive Conradin (Konradin, Corradino), was the Duke of Swabia (1254–1268, as Conrad IV), King of Jerusalem (1254–1268, as Conrad III), and King of Sicily (1254–1258, de jure until 1268, as Conrad II).

Rudolf I of Germany

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With the death of Conradin, the last Hohenstaufen duke, the duchy itself disintegrated, although King Rudolf I attempted to revive it for his Habsburg family in the late-13th century.
Originally a Swabian count, he was the first Habsburg to acquire the duchies of Austria and Styria in opposition to his mighty rival, the Přemyslid king Ottokar II of Bohemia, whom he defeated in the 1278 Battle on the Marchfeld.

Burchard I, Duke of Swabia

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855/50 – 5 or 23 November 911), a member of the Hunfriding dynasty, was a Duke of Alamannia from 909 until his death.

Erchanger, Duke of Swabia

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860/880 – 21 January 917) was the duke of Swabia from September 915 to his death.

Burchard II, Duke of Swabia

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Burchard II (883/884 – 29 April 926) was the Hunfriding Duke of Swabia (from 917) and Count of Raetia.

Liudolf, Duke of Swabia

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930 – 6 September 957 ), a member of the Ottonian dynasty, was Duke of Swabia from 950 until 954.

Otto I, Duke of Swabia and Bavaria

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Otto I (born 954, died 31 October or 1 November 982) was the Duke of Swabia from 973 and Duke of Bavaria from 976.

Herman I, Duke of Swabia

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Herman I (died 10 December 949) was the first Conradine Duke of Swabia (from 926), the son of Gebhard, Duke of Lorraine, and a cousin of King Conrad I of Germany.

Conrad I, Duke of Swabia

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Conrad I (also Konrad) (born 915/920 - died 20 August 997) was Duke of Swabia from 983 until 997.

Herman II, Duke of Swabia

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He was duke of Swabia from 997 to his death.

Ernest I, Duke of Swabia

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Ernest I (died 31 March or 31 May 1015) was the Duke of Swabia (1012–1015).

Ernest II, Duke of Swabia

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Ernest II (died 17 August 1030) was Duke of Swabia from 1015 to 1030.

Herman IV, Duke of Swabia

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1015-July 1038) was the Duke of Swabia (1030–1038).

Herman III, Duke of Swabia

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He was Duke of Swabia from 1003 until 1012.

Rudolf of Rheinfelden

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1025 – 15 October 1080) was Duke of Swabia from 1057 to 1079.

Burchard III, Duke of Swabia

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915 – 12 November 973), a member of the Hunfriding dynasty, was the count of Thurgau and Zürichgau, perhaps of Rhaetia, and then Duke of Swabia from 954 to his death.

Conradines

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Having largely failed to secure unity and order in the Empire in the face of obstinate resistance from the dukes of Swabia, Bavaria and Lorraine, Conrad, on his deathbed in December 918, persuaded his brother Eberhard, margrave and subsequently duke of Franconia, to forgo any aspiration for the crown for himself and to recommend to the Frankish nobles the election of the powerful duke of Saxony, Henry the Fowler (Henry I), as next king in order to ensure unity among the German tribes and preserve the Empire.

Otto II, Duke of Swabia

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995 – 7 September 1047), a member of the Ezzonid dynasty, was Count Palatine of Lotharingia from 1034 until 1045 and Duke of Swabia from 1045 until his death.

Berthold II, Duke of Swabia

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1050 – 12 April 1111), also known as Berchtold II, was the Duke of Swabia from 1092 to 1098.

Otto III, Duke of Swabia

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Otto III (died 28 September 1057), called the White and known as Otto of Schweinfurt, was the margrave of the Nordgau (1024–1031) and duke of Swabia (1048–1057).

Frederick I, Duke of Swabia

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1050 – 1105 before 21 July) was Duke of Swabia from 1079 to his death, the first ruler from the House of Hohenstaufen (Staufer).

House of Zähringen

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The Zähringer in the 12th century used the title of Duke of Zähringen, in compensation for having conceded the title of Duke of Swabia to the Staufer in 1098.

Berthold I, Duke of Swabia

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1060 – 18 May 1090), better known as Berthold of Rheinfelden, was the Duke of Swabia from 1079 until his death.

Frederick II, Duke of Swabia

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Frederick II (1090 – 6 April 1147), called the One-Eyed, was Duke of Swabia from 1105 until his death, the second from the Hohenstaufen dynasty.