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Berthold IV von Andechs, Graf von Diessen, von Plassenberg und von Stein

Also Known As: "Berchtold von Andechs", "Duke Berthold I of /Andechs/", "Graf von Diessen", "von Plassenburg und von Stein"
Birthplace: Germany
Death: Died in Oberbayern, , , Germany
Immediate Family:

Son of Berthold III, Graf von Andechs and Gisela von Schweinfurt
Husband of Sophie von Istrien, Gräfin von Andechs and Kunigunde von Formbach
Father of Poppo I von Andechs+Giech+Plassenburg, count; Berthold III., Markgraf, Herzog von Andechs von Andechs, Markgraf von Istrien-Krain; Otto Bischof von Bamberg von Brixen+Bamberg, bishop; Gisela von Berg-Schelklingen; Matilda Abbess of Edelstetten and 2 others
Brother of Countess Adelheid of Andechs
Half brother of Arnold V of Ardeche and Adelheid von Seeburg

Occupation: Graf von Andechs, Graf von Diessen, von Plassenberg und von Stein
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Berthold III, Count of Andechs (c. 1110/1122 – November 14, 1188) was the Margrave of Istria as Berthold I from 1173 until 1188. He was the son of Berthold III, Count of Diessen, Plassenberg and Stein (died 1151) and his first wife Sophie of Istria.

In 1173, he became the Margrave of Istria after Engelbert III. Marriage and issue

Berthold III was married twice. In 1152 he married Hedwig of Wittelsbach, daughter of Otto IV, Count of Wittelsbach, Count palatine of Bavaria and Heilika of Lengenfeld-Hopfenohe-Pettendorf.[1] They had four children:

  1. Berthold IV, Duke of Merania (1153 - 1204).
  2. Sophia (died 1218). Married Poppo VI, Count of Henneberg (died c. 1190).
  3. Kunigunde (died after 1207). Possibly married Eberhard, Count of Eberstein.
  4. Matilda, Countess of Pisino (died 1245). Married Berthold, Margrave of Vohburg. In c. 1190 married secondly Engelbert III, Count of Gorizia (died 1217/20).

His second wife became in c. 1180 princess Luitgard of Denmark, daughter of king Sweyn III of Denmark and Adela of Meissen. They had two children:

  1. Poppo, Bishop of Bamberg (died December 2, 1245).
  2. Berta, Abbess in Gerbstadt (died 1190).
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Berthold IV, Graf von Andechs's Timeline

Age 44
Andechs, Germany
Age 45
Andechs, Oberbayem, Bavaria
Age 45
Andechs, Germany
Age 48
Andechs, Germany
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Andechs, Germany
Age 68
Andechs, Germany
June 27, 1151
Age 81
Oberbayern, , , Germany
Andechs, Germany