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Albrecht "der Reiche" von Habsburg, Graf von Habsburg

Also Known As: "Albert the Rich", "'der Reiche'"
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Birthplace: Habsburg, Aargau, Switzerland
Death: Died in Habsburg, Aargau, Switzerland
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Son of Wernher II, landgrave of Habsburg and Ita von Starkenberg
Husband of Ita von Pfullendorf
Father of Gertrud von Habsburg; Rudolf II, Graf von Habsburg and Albrecht III Habsburg, Landgrave of Habsburg
Brother of Gertrud von Habsburg and Richenza von Habsburg

Occupation: Count of Habsburg, Landgraf in Elzas, Graf in Zurichgau
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About Albrecht III, count of Habsburg

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_III,_Count_of_Habsburg

Albert III (died 1199), also known as Albert the Rich, was Count of Habsburg and a progenitor of the royal House of Habsburg.

He was the son of Count Werner II of Habsburg, whom he succeeded in 1167. Albert married Ida, daughter of Count Rudolph of Pfullendorf. Like his father he was a loyal supporter of the Imperial House of Hohenstaufen.

He was the father of Count Rudolph II of Habsburg.[1]

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ALBRECHT [III] "der Reiche" von Habsburg, son of WERNER [II] Graf von Habsburg und im Oberelsaß & his wife --- (-25 Nov 1199). A Habsburg genealogy names "Adelberctum, Gerdrudem de Mümpelgard, Richenzam de Fierrito" as the children of "Wernherus"[34]. Graf von Habsburg, Vogt von Muri. He acquired the western part of the Grafschaft of Lenzburg, im Zürichgau as far as Reuß, and also the Vogtei of Kloster Säckingen am Rhein. A charter dated 1168 names "Rodulfus comes de Phullendorf, sororius comitis Rodolfi de Bragantia" and records the grant of "Turicensem comitatum et advocatiam Sechingensis ecclesiæ" [Zurich, Seckingen] by Emperor Friedrich I "Barbarossa" to "Alberto comiti de Habisburc" who married "filiam comitis Rodolfi"[35]. "Rodolfus comes de Habespurch" donated property to the church of St Ulrich, with the consent of "patris mei comitis Alberti", by charter dated to [1198][36]. This document suggests that Graf Albrecht [III] resigned the active government in favour of his son at the end of his life. m ITA von Pfullendorf, daughter of RUDOLF Graf von Pfullendorf & his wife Elisabeth ---. A Habsburg genealogy names "Itam cometissam de Pfullendorf, filiam sororis ducis Welph" as the wife of "Alberctus"[37]. Her parentage and marriage are confirmed by a charter dated 1168 which names "Rodulfus comes de Phullendorf, sororius comitis Rodolfi de Bragantia" and records the grant of "Turicensem comitatum et advocatiam Sechingensis ecclesiæ" [Zurich, Seckingen] by Emperor Friedrich I "Barbarossa" to "Alberto comiti de Habisburc" who married "filiam comitis Rodolfi"[38]. Graf Albrecht [III] & his wife had [two] children:

1. [GERTRUD . A Habsburg genealogy names "Ruodolfum et comitissam de Linigen" as the children of "Alberctus per Itam cometissam de Pfullendorf, filiam sororis ducis Welph"[39]. 1196/1214. m FRIEDRICH Graf von Leiningen, son of EMICH [II] Graf von Leiningen & his wife Elise --- (-before 1214).]

2. RUDOLF [II] "der Alte" (-bur 10 Apr 1232 Muri Convent). ... m AGNES von Staufen, daughter of GOTTFRIED von Staufen & his wife --- (-10 Mar before 1232). ... Graf Rudolf [II] & his wife had six children: ...

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Albrecht III, count of Habsburg's Timeline

1138
1138
Habsburg, Aargau, Switzerland
1157
1157
Age 19
Laufenburg, Aargau, Switzerland
1161
1161
Age 23
Habsburg, Aargau, Switzerland
1167
1167
Age 29
Laufenburg, Switzerland
1168
1168
Age 30
Habsburg, Aargau, Switzerland
1199
November 25, 1199
Age 61
Habsburg, Aargau, Switzerland
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Land Count In Oberelsass