Rudolf I of Germany
The first King of Germany from the House of Habsburg.- Rudolf I of Germany
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The Dukes of Swabia were the rulers of the Duchy of Swabia during the Middle Ages.
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.
The mostly Germanic-speaking East Frankish kingdom, which was formed by the Treaty of Verdun in 843, especially after the kingship passed from Frankish kings to the Saxon Ottonian dynasty in 919.
Reigns were either dated from the day a ruler was elected king (Philip of Swabia, Rudolf of Habsburg) or crowned king (Otto IV, Henry VII, Louis IV, Charles IV).
Duchy located in modern-day southern Austria and northern Slovenia.
This met with strong opposition by the newly-elected King Rudolph I of Germany, who claimed the duchies as escheated fiefs.
Noble family of grafen (counts) in the Duchy of Swabia, a cadet line of the counts of Dillingen, who in the late 12th and early 13th centuries ruled the County of Kyburg, corresponding to much of what is now Northeastern Switzerland.
With the extinction of the Kyburg family's male line in 1264, Rudolph of Habsburg laid claim to the Kyburg lands and annexed them to the Habsburg holdings, establishing the line of "Neu-Kyburg", which was in turn extinct in 1417.
Decisive event for the history of Central Europe for the following centuries.
The opponents were a Bohemian (Czech) army led by the Přemyslid king Ottokar II of Bohemia and the German army under the German king Rudolph I of Habsburg in alliance with King Ladislaus IV of Hungary.
Bohemian royal dynasty which reigned in the Duchy of Bohemia and later Kingdom of Bohemia and Margraviate of Moravia (9th century–1306), as well as in parts of Poland (including Silesia), Hungary, and Austria.
The Habsburg representative, Rudolf, was elected as King of the Romans.
Austrian and Spanish dynasty which was once one of the most prominent royal houses of Europe in the 2nd millennium.
In 1273, Count Radbot's seventh-generation descendant Rudolph of Habsburg was elected King of the Romans.
One of the 26 cantons of Switzerland and a founding member of the Swiss Confederation.
As early as 1243 Uri had a district seal, and in 1274, Rudolph of Habsburg, who was now the Holy Roman Emperor, confirmed its privileges.
One of the five stem duchies of the medieval German Kingdom.
Count Rudolf of Habsburg, elected King of the Romans in 1273, attempted to revive the Swabian ducal title, bestowing it on his youngest son, the later Duke Rudolf II of Austria, who passed it to his son John Parricida.
Old name of a forest-canton of the Old Swiss Confederacy in central Switzerland, south of Lake Lucerne, consisting of two valleys or Talschaften, now two separate Swiss cantons (or two half-cantons), Obwalden and Nidwalden.
In 1291, Rudolf I of Germany purchased the estates at Stans, Alpnach and Giswil.