BURIAL CHURCHES OF AUSTRIAN SOVEREIGNS FROM A TO Z

 

BRNO (CZECH REPUBLIC)

BURIED IN THE CISTERCIAN CONVENT OF AULAE SANCTAE MARIAE (Brno, klášter cisterciaček, Mendlovo námestí):

 

Duchess ELIZABETH-RYKSA OF POLAND (+1335), consort of Duke Rudolph III

 

 

DIJON (FRANCE)

BURIED IN THE DUCAL PALACE (Dijon, Palais des Ducs, Salle des gardes, Rue de la Liberté):

 

Duchess CATHERINE OF BURGUNDY (+1425), consort of Duke Leopold IV of Styria and Carinthia

 

 

GAMING (AUSTRIA)

BURIED IN THE CARTHUSIAN CONVENT (Gaming, Kartause, Ötscherlandstr.):

 

1. Duke ALBERT II THE LAME (+1358)

 

2. Duchess JOANNA OF PFIRT (+1351), consort of Duke Albert II

 

3. Duchess ELIZABETH OF BOHEMIA (+1373), consort of Duke Albert III

 

 

GRAZ (AUSTRIA)

BURIED IN THE IMPERIAL MAUSOLEUM (Graz, Kaiserliches Mausoleum, Bürgergasse):

 

1. Archduchess ANNA MARIA OF BAVARIA (+1608), consort of Archduke Charles II

 

2. Archduke FERDINAND III (+1637)

 

 

HEILIGENKREUZ (AUSTRIA)

BURIED IN THE CISTERCIAN ABBEY (Stift Heiligenkreuz):

 

1. Margravine GERTRUDE OF SÜPPLINGENBURG (+1143), consort of Duke Henry II

 

2. Duke LEOPOLD V (+1194)

 

3. Duke FREDERICK I THE CATHOLIC (+1198)

 

4. Duke FREDERICK II THE VALIANT (+1246)

 

 

INNSBRUCK (AUSTRIA)

THE COURT CHURCH (Innsbruck, Hofkirche, Universitätsstr.):

 

Cenotaph of Archduke MAXIMILIAN I (+1519)

Maximilian I was, however, not buried here, but in St George's Chapel in Wiener Neustadt.

 

 

KLOSTERNEUBURG (AUSTRIA)

BURIED IN THE AUGUSTINIAN ABBEY (Stift Klosterneuburg, Stiftsplatz):

 

Duchess THEODORA OF BYZANTIUM (+1246), consort of Duke Leopold VI

 

The tomb has not been preserved.

 

 

LILIENFELD (AUSTRIA)

BURIED IN THE CISTERCIAN ABBEY (Stift Lilienfeld, Klosterrotte):

 

1. Duke LEOPOLD VI THE GLORIOUS (+1230)

 

2. Duchess MARGARET OF BABENBERG (+1266), consort of Duke Ottokar

 

3. Duchess CIMBURGIS OF MAZOVIA (+1429), consort of Duke Ernest the Ironside

The tomb has not been preserved.

 

 

MADRID (SPAIN)

BURIED IN THE MONASTERY OF DISCALCED FRANCISCANS (Madrid, Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, calle de la Misericordia):

 

Archduchess MARY OF SPAIN (+1603), consort of Archduke Maximilian II

 

 

MONTE (MADEIRA-PORTUGAL)

BURIED IN THE CHURCH OF OUR LADY OF MONTE (Monte, Igreja Nossa Senhora do Monte, Caminho Das Babosas):

 

Emperor CHARLES I (+1922)

 

His heart was buried in Muri Abbey, Switzerland.

 

 

NAPLES (ITALY)

BURIED IN THE BASILICA OF SANTISSIMA ANNUNZIATA (Napoli, Basilica della Santissima Annunziata, Via Annunziata):

 

Duchess JOAN OF NAPLES (+1435), consort of Duke William of Styria nad Carinthia

 

 

NEUBERG AN DER MÜRZ (AUSTRIA)

BURIED IN THE MONASTERY CHURCH (Neuberg an der Mürz, Münster, Hauptstr.):

 

1. Duke OTTO THE MERRY (+1339)

 

2. Duchess ELIZABETH OF LOWER BAVARIA (+1330), consort of Duke Otto the Merry

 

3. Duchess ANNE OF BOHEMIA (+1338), consort of Duke Otto the Merry

 

4. Duke LEOPOLD II (+1344)

 

Photo by Mr Alexander Krischnig

 

 

PARIS (FRANCE)

BURIED IN THE AUGUSTINIAN CONVENT (Paris, Couvent des Grands-Augustins):

 

Duchess AGNES OF BURGUNDY (+1323), consort of Duke Rudolph I

 

The convent was demolished after 1789.

 

 

PRAGUE (CZECH REPUBLIC)

BURIED IN THE CONVENT OF ST AGNES (Praha, klašter sv. Anežky, Anežská):

 

1. Duchess KUNIGUNDE OF HALICZ (+1285), consort of Duke Ottokar

The tomb has not been preserved.

 

2. Duchess AGNES OF BOHEMIA (+1296), consort of Duke Rudolph II

The tomb has not been preserved.

 

 

PRAGUE (CZECH REPUBLIC)

BURIED IN THE CATHEDRAL OF ST VITUS (Praha, chram sv. Vita):

 

1. Duke OTTOKAR (+1278)

 

2. Duke RUDOLPH II (+1290)

 

3. Duke RUDOLPH III (+1307)

 

4. Archduke LADISLAUS THE POSTHUMOUS (+1457)

 

5. Archduke FERDINAND I (+1564)

 

6. Archduchess ANNA JAGIELLONIAN OF BOHEMIA (+1547), consort of King Ferdinand I

 

7. Archduke MAXIMILIAN II (+1576)

 

8. Archduke RUDOLPH V (+1612)

 

 

REIN (AUSTRIA)

BURIED IN REIN ABBEY (Stift Rein, Pleschstr.):

 

1. Duke ERNEST THE IRONSIDE (+1424)

 

2. Duchess MARGARET OF POMERANIA (+1410), consort of Duke Ernest the Ironside

The tomb has not been preserved.

 

 

SAN LORENZO DE EL ESCORIAL (SPAIN)

BURIED IN THE MONASTERY OF SAN LORENZO (El Monasterio de El Escorial, Avenida Juan De Borbón Y Battemberg):

 

Archduke CHARLES I (+1558)

 

 

SECKAU (AUSTRIA)

BURIED IN THE BENEDICTINE ABBEY (Seckau, Benediktinerabtei, Zellenplatz Weg):

 

Archduke CHARLES II (+1590)

 

 

SPEYER (GERMANY)

BURIED IN SPEYER CATHEDRAL (Speyer Dom, Domplatz):

 

1. Duke RUDOLPH I (+1291)

 

2. Duke ALBERT I (+1308)

 

 

STAMS (AUSTRIA)

BURIED IN THE CISTERCIAN ABBEY (Stams, Zisterzienserstift, Stiftshof):

 

Archduchess BIANCA MARIA SFORZA (+1510), consort of Archduke Maximilian I

 

 

ST PAUL IM LAVANTTAL (AUSTRIA)

BURIED IN THE BENEDICTINE ABBEY (Benediktinerstift St. Paul im Lavanttal, Hauptstr.):

 

1. Duchess GERTRUDE ANNE (+1281), consort of Duke Rudolph I

 

2. Duchess ELIZABETH OF CARINTHIA (+1313), consort of Duke Albert I

 

3. Duke LEOPOLD I (+1326)

 

4. Duchess CATHERINE ELIZABETH OF SAVOY (+1336), consort of Duke Leopold I

 

5. Duke LEOPOLD III (+1386)

 

 

STIČNA (SLOVENIA)

BURIED IN THE CISTERCIAN CONVENT (Stična, Cistercijanska opatija):

 

1. Duchess AGNES OF MERANIA (+1263), consort of Duke Frederick II

The tomb has not been preserved.

 

2. Duchess VIRIDIS OF MILAN (+1407/14), consort of Duke Leopold III

The tomb has not been preserved.

 

 

SZÉKESFEHÉRVÁR (HUNGARY)

BURIED IN THE CORONATION BASILICA  (Székesfehérvár, Koronazó-bazilika):

 

1. Duke ALBERT V (+1439)

 

2. Duchess ELIZABETH OF BOHEMIA (+1442), consort of Duke Albert V

 

The basilica and the royal tombs were demolished by the Turks in 1601.

 

 

TÜBINGEN (GERMANY)

BURIED IN ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (Tübingen, Stiftskirche St. Georg, Holzmarkt):

 

Archduchess MECHTILDE (+1482), consort of Archduke Albert VI

 

 

VIENNA (AUSTRIA)

BURIED IN THE CAPUCHIN CHURCH (Wien, Kapuzinerkirche, Neuer Markt):

 

01. Archduke MATTHEW (+1619)

His heart was buried in the Augustinian Church in Vienna.

 

02. Archduchess ANNA OF TYROL (+1618), consort of Archduke Matthew

Her heart was buried in the Augustinian Church in Vienna.

 

03. Archduke FERDINAND IV (+1654)

His heart was buried in the Augustinian Church in Vienna.

 

04. Archduchess MARIA ANNA OF SPAIN (+1646), consort of Archduke Ferdinand IV

 

05. Archduchess MARIA LEOPOLDINA OF TYROL (+1649), consort of Archduke Ferdinand IV

 

06. Archduchess ELEANOR MAGDALEN OF MANTUA-NEVERS-GONZAGA (+1686), consort of Archduke Ferdinand IV

Her heart was buried in the Augustinian Church in Vienna.

 

07. Archduke LEOPOLD VI (+1705)

His heart was buried in the Augustinian Church in Vienna.

 

08. Archduchess MARGARET THERESA OF SPAIN (+1673), consort of Archduke Leopold VI

Her heart was buried in the Augustinian Church in Vienna.

 

09. Archduchess ELEANOR MAGDALEN OF THE PALATINATE-NEUBURG (+1720), consort of Archduke Leopold VI

 

10. Archduke JOSEPH I (+1711)

His heart was buried in the Augustinian Church in Vienna.

 

11. Archduke CHARLES III (+1740)

His heart was buried in the Augustinian Church in Vienna.

 

12. Archduchess ELIZABETH CHRISTINA OF BRUNSWICK-WOLFENBÜTTEL (+1750), consort of Archduke Charles III

Her heart was buried in the Augustinian Church in Vienna.

 

13. Archduchess MARIA THERESA (+1780)

Her heart was buried in the Augustinian Church in Vienna.

 

14. Emperor FRANCIS I STEPHEN (+1765), consort of Archduchess Maria Theresa

His heart was buried in the Augustinian Church in Vienna.

 

15. Archduke JOSEPH II (+1790)

 

16. Archduchess MARIA JOSEPHA OF BAVARIA (+1767), consort of Archduke Joseph II

 

17. Archduke LEOPOLD VII (+1792)

His heart was buried in the Augustinian Church in Vienna.

 

18. Archduchess MARIA LODOVICA OF SICILY (+1792), consort of Archduke Leopold VII

Her heart was buried in the Augustinian Church in Vienna.

 

19. Emperor FRANCIS I (+1835)

His heart was buried in the Augustinian Church in Vienna.

 

20. Empress MARIA THERESA OF NAPLES-SICILY (+1807), consort of Emperor Francis I

Her heart was buried in the Augustinian Church in Vienna.

 

21. Empress MARIA LODOVICA OF MODENA (+1816), consort of Emperor Francis I

Her heart was buried in the Augustinian Church in Vienna.

 

22. Empress CAROLINE AUGUSTA OF BAVARIA (+1873), consort of Emperor Francis I

 

23. Emperor FERDINAND V THE GOOD (+1875)

His heart was buried in the Augustinian Church in Vienna.

 

24. Empress MARIA ANNA OF SARDINIA (+1884), consort of Emperor Ferdinand V

 

25. Emperor FRANCIS JOSEPH I (+1916)

 

26. Empress ELIZABETH OF BAVARIA (+1898), consort of Emperor Francis Joseph I

 

27. Empress ZITA OF BOURBON-PARMA (+1989), consort of Emperor Charles I

Her heart was buried in Muri Abbey, Switzerland.

 

 

VIENNA (AUSTRIA)

BURIED IN THE DOMINICAN CHURCH (Wien, Dominikanerkirche, Postgasse):

 

Archduchess CLAUDIA FELICITY OF TIROL (+1676), consort of Archduke Leopold VI

 

Her heart was buried in the Capuchin Church in Vienna.

 

 

VIENNA (AUSTRIA)

BURIED IN THE MINORITES CONVENT, CHURCH OF OUR LADY OF THE SNOW (Wien, Minoritenkloster, Kirche Maria Schnee, Minoritenplatz):

 

1. Duchess BLANCHE OF FRANCE (+1305), consort of Duke Rudolph III

The tomb has not been preserved.

 

2. Duchess ELIZABETH OF ARAGON (+1330), consort of Duke Frederick III the Handsome

The tomb has not been preserved.

 

 

VIENNA (AUSTRIA)

BURIED IN THE SALESIAN CONVENT (Wien, Salesianerinnenkloster der Heimsuchung Maria, Rennweg):

 

Archduchess WILHELMINA AMALIA OF BRUNSWICK-LUNEBURG (+1742), consort of Archduke Joseph I

Her heart was buried in the Capuchin Church in Vienna.

 

 

VIENNA (AUSTRIA)

BURIED IN THE SCOTTISH CHURCH (Wien, Schottenkirche, Freyung):

 

1. Duke HENRY II (+1177)

 

2. Duchess THEODORA OF BYZANTIUM (+1184), consort of Duke Henry II

 

 

VIENNA (AUSTRIA)

BURIED IN ST STEPHEN’S CATHEDRAL (Wien, Stephansdom-Herzogsgruft, Stephansplatz):

 

01. Duke FREDERICK III THE FAIR (+1330)

His heart was buried in the Ascension Church in Linz.

 

02. Duke RUDOLPH IV THE FOUNDER (+1365)

 

03. Duchess CATHERINE OF BOHEMIA (+1386/95), consort of Duke Rudolph IV the Founder

 

04. Duke ALBERT III (+1395)

 

05. Duchess BEATRICE OF NUREMBERG (+1414), consort of Duke Albert III

The tomb has not been preserved.

 

06. Duke ALBERT IV (+1404)

 

07. Duchess JOANNA SOPHIA OF BAVARIA (+1410), consort of Duke Albert IV

 

08. Duke WILLIAM (+1406)

 

09. Duke LEOPOLD IV (+1411)

 

10. Archduke ALBERT VI (+1463)

 

11. Archduke FREDERICK V (+1493)

His heart and viscera were buried in the Ascension Church in Linz.

 

12. Archduchess ELEANOR OF MANTUA (+1655), consort of Archduke Ferdinand III

Her heart was buried in the Imperial Mausoleum in Graz.

 

LIST OF AUSTRIAN SOVEREIGNS 1141-1918

 

MARGRAVIATE OF AUSTRIA (Ostmark) UNTIL 1156:

HOUSE OF BABENBERG (Babenberger)

1141-1156: HENRY II (Heinrich II. Jasomirgott; Duke of Austria from 1156)

 

DUCHY OF AUSTRIA 1156-1453:

HOUSE OF BABENBERG (Babenberger)

1156-1177: HENRY II (Heinrich II. Jasomirgott)

Born in 1112.

Father: Margrave Leopold III of Austria. Mother: Margravine Agnes.

Married firstly GERTRUDE of Süpplingenburg (*1115,+1143).

Married secondly in 1148 Princess THEODORA of Byzantium (+1184).

His issue who reigned:

-LEOPOLD V (*1157,+1194; son of Theodora),

-Agnes (*c. 1154,+1182; Queen of Hungary; daughter of Theodora).

Died in c. 1177.

Buried with his second consort Duchess Theodora of Byzantium at the Scottish Church in Vienna.

His first consort Margravine Gertrude was buried in Heiligenkreuz Abbey.

 

 

1177-1194: LEOPOLD V

Born in 1157.

Father: Duke Henry II of Austria. Mother: Duchess Theodora of Byzantium.

Married in c. 1174 Princess HELEN (Ilona) of Hungary (*c. 1158,+1199; burial place unknown).

His issue who reigned:

-FREDERICK I (*c. 1175,+1198),

-LEOPOLD VI (*1176/77,+1230).

Died in 1194 in Graz.

Buried in Heiligenkreuz Abbey.

 

 

1195-1198: FREDERICK I THE CATHOLIC (Friedrich I. der Katolische)

Born in c. 1175.

Father: Duke Leopold V of Austria. Mother: Duchess Helen (Ilona) of Hungary.

Unmarried.

Died in 1198 in the Holy Land.

Buried in Heiligenkreuz Abbey.

 

 

1198-1230: LEOPOLD VI THE GLORIOUS (Leopold VI. der Glorreiche)

Born in 1176/77.

Father: Duke Leopold V of Austria. Mother: Duchess Helen of Hungary.

Married in 1203 Princess THEODORA of Byzantium (+1246 Kahlenberg).

His issue who reigned:

-FREDERICK II (*1210,+1246),

-Margaret (+1266; Queen of Bohemia).

Died in 1230 at San Germano, Apulia.

Buried in Lilienfeld Abbey.

His consort Duchess Theodora was buried in Klosterneuburg Abbey (no tomb).

 

 

1230-1246: FREDERICK II THE VALIANT (Friedrich II. der Streitbare)

Born in 1211 in Wiener Neustadt.

Father: Duke Leopold VI of Austria. Mother: Duchess Theodora of Byzantium.

Married firstly Princess Sophia of Byzantium. Repudiated in 1229.

Married secondly in 1229 AGNES of Merania (+1263). Repudiated in 1243.

Died in 1246 in the Battle of the Leitha.

Buried in Heiligenkreuz Abbey. His consort Duchess Agnes of Merania was buried in the Cistercian Convent at Stična, now Slovenia (no tomb).

 

 

1246-1251: INTERREGNUM

 

 

HOUSE OF PŘEMYSLID (Přemysliden)

1251-1278: OTTOKAR (King of Bohemia as Přemysl Otakar II)

Born in 1230.

Father: King Wenceslaus I of Bohemia. Mother: Queen Kunigunde of Hohenstaufen.

Married firstly in 1252 Princess MARGARET of Babenberg (+1266). Repudiated in 1260.

Married secondly in 1261 Princess KUNIGUNDA of Halicz (*1245,+1285).

His issue who reigned: Wenceslaus II (*1271,+1305; King of Bohemia and Poland; son of Kunigunda).

Died in 1278 in the Battle of Dürnkrut near Vienna.

Buried in the Cathedral of St Vitus in Prague.

His first consort Duchess Margaret was buried in the Cistercian Abbey at Lilienfeld, Austria.

His second consort Duchess Kunigunda was buried in the Convent of St Agnes in Prague (no tomb).

 

 

HOUSE OF HABSBURG (Habsburger)

1278-1282: RUDOLPH I (Rudolf I.; German King)

Born in 1218 at Limburg/Breisgau.

Father: Count Albert IV of Habsburg. Mother: Countess Hedvig of Kyburg.

Married firstly in 1253 in Alsace Countess GERTRUDE ANNE of Hohenberg (*1225 Swabia,+1281 Vienna).

Married secondly in 1284 at Besançon Duchess AGNES of Burgundy (*1270 Dijon,+1323 Chambly).

His issue who reigned:

-ALBERT I *1255,+1308; son of Gertrude Anna),

-Clementia (*c. 1262,+1293; Queen of Naples; daughter of Gertrude Anna),

-RUDOLPH II (*c. 1270,+1290; son of Gertrude Anna),

-Judith (*1271,+1297; Queen of Bohemia; daughter of Gertrude Anna).

Abdicated in 1282 in favour of his son Albert I.

Died in 1291 in Speyer.

Buried in Speyer Cathedral.

His first consort Duchess Gertrude Anne was firstly buried in the Cathedral of Basel/Switzerland, later reburied in the Benedictine Monastery at St Paul im Lavanttal.

His second consort Duchess Agnes was buried in the Augustinian Convent in Paris (demolished).

 

 

1282-1308: ALBERT I (Albrecht I.; German king. Ruled jointly with Rudolph II and Rudolph III)

Born in c. 1255 at Rheinfelden.

Father: Duke Rudolph I of Austria. Mother: Duchess Gertrude Anna of Hohenberg.

Married in c. 1276 in Vienna Princess ELIZABETH of Carinthia (*c. 1262 Munich,+1313 Vienna).

His issue who reigned:

-Agnes (*1281,+1364; Queen of Hungary),

-RUDOLPH III (*c. 1282,+1307),

-FREDERICK THE HANDSOME (*c. 1289,+1330),

-LEOPOLD I (*1290,+1326),

-ALBERT II THE LAME (*1298,+1358),

-OTTO (*1301,+1339).

Died in 1308 at Königsfelden near Brugg (murdered).

Buried in Speyer Cathedral.

His consort Duchess Elizabeth of Carinthia was buried in the Benedictine Abbey at St Paul im Lavanttal.

 

 

1282-1290: RUDOLPH II (Rudolf II. Ruled jointly with Albert I)

Born in c. 1270 at Rheinfelden.

Father: Duke Rudolph I of Austria. Mother: Duchess Gertrude Anna of Hohenberg.

Married in 1289 in Prague Princess AGNES of Bohemia (*1269 Prague,+1296 Prague).

Died in 1290 in Prague.

Buried in the Cathedral of St Vitus in Prague.

His consort Duchess Agnes of Bohemia was buried in the Church of St Francis/St Agnes in Prague (no tomb).

 

 

1298-1307: RUDOLPH III (Rudolf III.; King of Bohemia. Ruled jointly with Albert I)

Born in c. 1282 in Vienna.

Father: Duke Albert I of Austria. Mother: Duchess Elizabeth of Carinthia.

Married firstly in 1300 in Vienna Princess BLANCHE of France (*1278 Paris,+1305 Vienna).

Married secondly in 1306 in Prague Princess RYKSA ELIZABETH of Poland, Dowager Queen of Bohemia (*c. 1286 Poznań,+1335 Brno).

Died in 1307 in Horažďovice, Bohemia.

Buried in the Cathedral of St Vitus in Prague.

His first consort Princess Blanche was buried in the Minorites Convent in Vienna (no tomb).

His second consort Queen Ryksa Elizabeth was buried at the Cistercian Convent in Brno, Moravia.

 

 

1308-1330: FREDERICK III THE FAIR

(Friedrich III. der Schöne; German king. Ruled jointly with Leopold I)

Born in c. 1289 in Vienna.

Father: Duke Albert I of Austria. Mother: Duchess Elizabeth of Carinthia.

Married in 1314 at Castle Gutenstein Princess ELIZABETH of Aragon (*c. 1296 Montpellier,+1330 Vienna).

Died in 1330 at Gutenstein, Lower Austria.

Buried in St Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna.

His consort Duchess Elizabeth of Aragon was buried in the Minorites Church in Vienna (no tomb).

 

 

1308-1326: LEOPOLD I (Ruled jointly with Frederick III the Fair)

Born in 1290 in Vienna.

Father: Duke Albert I of Austria. Mother: Duchess Elizabeth of Carinthia.

Married in 1315 in Vienna Princess CATHERINE ELIZABETH of Savoy (*c. 1298 Brabant,+1336 Rheinfelden).

Died in 1326 in Strasbourg.

Buried with his consort Duchess Catherine Elizabeth of Savoy in the Benedictine Abbey at St Paul im Lavanttal.

 

 

1330-1358: ALBERT II THE LAME (Albrecht II. der Lahme. Ruled jointly with Otto the Merry and Leopold II)

Born in 1298 at Habsburg.

Father: Duke Albert I of Austria. Mother: Duchess Elizabeth of Carinthia.

Married in 1324 in Vienna Countess JOANNA of Pfirt (*c. 1200 Basle,+1351 Vienna).

His issue who reigned:

-RUDOLPH IV THE FOUNDER (*1339,+1365),

-ALBERT III (*1348,+1395),

-LEOPOLD III (*1351,+1386).

Died in 1358 in Vienna.

Buried with his consort Duchess Joanna of Pfirt in the Carthusian Convent at Gaming.

 

 

1330-1339: OTTO THE MERRY (Otto der Fröhlihe. Ruled jointly with Albert II)

Born in 1301 in Vienna.

Father: Duke Albert I of Austria. Mother: Duchess Elizabeth of Carinthia.

Married firstly in 1325 in Vienna ELIZABETH of Lower Bavaria (*c. 1306 Nuremberg,+1330 Vienna).

Married secondly in 1335 in Prague Princess ANNE of Bohemia (*1319 Prague,+1338 Neuberg/Mürz).

His issue who reigned: LEOPOLD II (*1328,+1344; son of Elizabeth).

Died in 1339 at Neuberg/Mürz.

Buried with his both consorts in the Monastery Church at Neuberg/Mürz.

 

 

1339-1344: LEOPOLD II (Ruled jointly with Albert II)

Born in 1328.

Father: Duke Otto the Merry of Austria. Mother: Duchess Elizabeth Lower Bavaria.

Unmarried.

Died in 1344.

Buried in the Monastery Church at Neuberg/Mürz.

 

 

1358-1365: RUDOLPH IV THE FOUNDER (Rudolf IV. der Stifter)

Born in 1339 in Vienna.

Father: Duke Albert II the Lame of Austria. Mother: Duchess Joanna of Pfirt.

Married in 1353 (or 1357) in Vienna Princess CATHERINE of Bohemia (*1342 Prague,+1386/95 Vienna).

Died in 1365 in Milan.

Buried with his consort Duchess Catherine of Bohemia in St Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna.

 

 

1365-1395: ALBERT III (Albrecht III. Ruled jointly with Leopold III)

Born in 1348 in Vienna.

Father: Duke Albert II the Lame of Austria. Mother: Duchess Joanna of Pfirt.

Married firstly in 1366 in Vienna Princess ELIZABETH of Bohemia (*1358 Prague,+1373 Vienna).

Married secondly in 1375 in Vienna BEATRICE of Nuremberg (*c. 1355 Nuremberg,+1414 Vienna).

Issue of his first marriage: none.

His issue who reigned: ALBERT IV (*1377,+1404; son of Beatrice).

Died in 1395 at Laxenburg near Vienna.

Buried with his second consort Duchess Beatrice in St Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna (her tomb was lost).

His first consort Duchess Elizabeth of Bohemia was buried in the Carthusian Convent at Gaming.

 

 

1365-1386: LEOPOLD III (Duke of Styria, Carinthia and Carniola. Ruled Lower Austria jointly with Albert III)

Born in 1351 in Vienna.

Father: Duke Albert II the Lame of Austria. Mother: Duchess Joanna of Pfirt.

Married in 1365 in Milan Princess VIRIDIS Visconti of Milan (*c. 1350 Milan,+1407/14).

His issue who reigned:

-WILLIAM (*1370,+1406; Duke of Styria, Carinthia and Carniola),

-LEOPOLD IV (*1371,+1411; Duke of Styria, Carinthia and Carniola),

-ERNEST THE IRONSIDE (*1377,+1424; Duke of Styria, Carinthia and Carniola),

-FREDERICK IV (*1382,+1439; Duke of Styria, Carinthia and Carniola).

Died in 1386 in the battle near Sempach.

Buried in the Benedictine Monastery at St Paul im Lavanttal.

His consort Duchess Viridis was buried in the Cistercian Convent at Stična, now Slovenia (no tomb).

 

 

1379: AUSTRIA DIVIDED INTO LOWER AUSTRIA AND INNER AUSTRIA (STYRIA, CARINTHIA AND CARNIOLA)

 

 

DUKES OF INNER AUSTRIA

1386-1406: WILLIAM (Wilhelm. Ruled jointly with Leopold IV)

Born in 1370 in Vienna.

Father: Duke Leopold III. Mother: Duchess Viridis Visconti.

Married in 1401 in Vienna Princess JOAN of Naples (*1373,+1435 Naples; later Queen Joan II of Naples).

Died in 1406 in Vienna.

Buried in St Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna.

His consort Duchess Joan of Naples was buried in the Church of Annunziata in Naples.

 

 

1386-1411: LEOPOLD IV (Ruled jointly with William)

Born in 1371.

Father: Duke Leopold III. Mother: Duchess Viridis Visconti.

Married in 1393 in Vienna CATHERINE of Burgundy (*1378 Montbard,+1425 Grey-sur-Saône).

Died in 1411 in Vienna.

Buried in St Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna.

His consort Duchess Catherine was buried firstly in Champmol Abbey, later reburied in the Ducal Palace in Dijon.

 

 

1406-1424: ERNEST THE IRONSIDE (Ernst der Eiserne. Ruled jointly with Frederick IV)

Born in 1377 in Bruck/Mur.

Father: Duke Leopold III. Mother: Duchess Viridis Visconti.

Married firstly in 1392 in Bruck/Mur Princess MARGARET of Pomerania (*1366 Demmin,+1410 Bruck/Mur).

Married secondly in 1412 in Kraków Princess CYMBARKA (Cimburgis) of Mazovia (*1394 Warsaw,+1429 Türnitz).

His issue who reigned:

-FREDERICK V (*1415,+1493),

-ALBERT VI (*1418,+1463).

Died in 1424 in Bruck/Mur.

Buried with his first consort Duchess Margaret of Pomerania in Rein Abbey.

His second consort Duchess Cimburgis of Mazovia was buried in Lilienfeld Abbey (no tomb).

 

 

1402-1439: FREDERICK IV (Friedrich IV. Ruled jointly with Ernest)

Born in 1382 in Vienna.

Father: Duke Leopold III. Mother: Duchess Viridis Visconti.

Married firstly in 1407 in Innsbruck ELIZABETH of the Palatinate (*c. 1381,+1408).

Married secondly in 1411 in Innsbruck ANNE of Brunswick (*1390,+1432 Innsbruck).

Died in 1439 in Innsbruck.

Buried with his both consorts in Stams Abbey.

 

 

DUKES OF LOWER AUSTRIA

1395-1404: ALBERT IV (Albrecht IV.)

Born in 1377 in Vienna.

Father: Duke Albert III of Austria. Mother: Duchess Beatrice of Nuremberg.

Married in 1390 in Vienna Princess JOANNA SOPHIA of Bavaria (*c. 1373 Munich,+1410 Vienna).

His issue who reigned: ALBERT V (*1397,+1439).

Died in 1404 at Klosterneuburg near Vienna.

Buried with his consort Duchess Joanna Sophia of Bavaria in St Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna (her tomb was lost).

 

 

1404-1439: ALBERT V

(Albrecht V.; German king, King of Bohemia, Croatia and Hungary)

Born in 1397 in Vienna.

Father: Duke Albert IV of Austria. Mother: Duchess Joanna Sophia of Bavaria.

Married in 1421 in Prague Princess ELIZABETH of Bohemia and Hungary (*c. 1409 Prague,+1442 Györ, Hungary).

His issue who reigned:

-Elizabeth (*1436,+1505; Queen of Poland),

-LADISLAUS THE POSTHUMOUS (*1440,+1457).

Died in 1439 at Neszmély near Esztergom, Hungary.

Buried with his consort Duchess Elizabeth of Bohemia and Hungary in the Coronation Basilica at Székesfehérvár, Hungary (demolished).

 

 

1440-1453: LADISLAUS THE POSTHUMOUS

(Ladislaus Posthumus; King of Bohemia, Croatia and Hungary; Archduke of Austria from 1453)

 

 

LOWER AND INNER AUSTRIA UNITED IN 1493

 

 

ARCHDUCHY OF AUSTRIA 1453-1804:

HOUSE OF HABSBURG (Habsburger)

1453-1457: LADISLAUS THE POSTHUMOUS (Ladislaus Posthumus; King of Bohemia, Croatia and Hungary)

Born in 1440 at Komárom, Hungary.

Father: Duke Albert V of Austria. Mother: Duchess Elizabeth of Bohemia and Hungary.

Unmarried.

Died in 1457 in Prague.

Buried in the Cathedral of St Vitus in Prague.

 

 

1435/57-1493: FREDERICK V (Friedrich V.; Roman Emperor and German king as Frederick III. Ruled jointly with Albert VI)

Born in 1415 at Innsbruck.

Father: Duke Ernest of Austria and Styria. Mother: Duchess Cimburgis (Cymbarka) of Mazovia.

Married in 1452 in Rome Princess ELEANOR of Portugal (*1436 Torres Vedras,+1467 Wiener Neustadt).

His issue who reigned: MAXIMILIAN I (*1459,+1519).

Died in 1493 at Linz.

Buried in St Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna.

His consort Archduchess Eleanor of Portugal was buried in the Parish Church Neuklosterkirche at Wiener Neustadt.

 

 

1457-1463: ALBERT VI (Albrecht VI. Ruled jointly with Frederick V)

Born in 1418 in Vienna.

Father: Duke Ernest the Ironside of Styria and Carinthia. Mother: Duchess Cimburgis (Cymbarka) of Mazovia.

Married in 1452 in Vienna Princess MECHTILDE of the Palatinate (*1419 Amberg,+1482 Tübingen).

Died in 1463 in Vienna.

Buried in St Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna.

His consort Archduchess Mechtilde was buried in St George's Church at Tübingen.

 

 

1493-1519: MAXIMILIAN I (Roman Emperor, German king)

Born in 1459 at Wiener Neustadt.

Father: Archduke Frederick V of Austria. Mother: Archduchess Eleanor of Portugal.

Married firstly in 1477 at Ghent Duchess Mary of Burgundy and Luxembourg (*1457 Brussels,+1482 Bruges).

Married secondly in 1494 at Hall, Tyrol Princess BIANCA MARIA Sforza of Milan (*1472 Milan,+1510 Innsbruck).

His issue who reigned:

-Philip I the Fair (*1478,+1506; King of Castile; son of Mary),

-Margaret (*1480,+1530; Duchess of Savoy; daughter of Mary).

Died in 1519 at Wels.

Buried in St George's Chapel at Wiener Neustadt.

His first consort Mary of Burgundy was buried in Our Lady's Church in Bruges, now Belgium.

His second consort Bianca Maria Sforza of Milan was buried in Cistercian Abbey at Stams, Tyrol.

 

 

1519-1522: CHARLES I (Karl I.; Roman Emperor and German king as Charles V, King of Spain, Naples and Sicily)

Born in 1500 at Gent.

Father: King Philip I the Fair of Castile. Mother: Queen Joan the Mad of Castile.

Married in 1526 in Seville Princess Isabella of Portugal (*1503 Lisbon,+1539 Toledo).

His issue who reigned:

-Philip II (*1527,+1598; King of Spain and Portugal),

-Maria (*1528,+1603; German Empress and Queen of Bohemia and Hungary).

Abdicated in 1522.

Died in 1558 at San Jerónimo de Yuste, Spain.

Buried with his consort Archduchess Isabella of Portugal in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial.

 

 

1522-1564: FERDINAND I (Roman Emperor, German king, King of Bohemia and Hungary)

Born in 1503 at Alcala de Henares, Spain.

Father: King Philip I the Fair of Castile. Mother: Queen Joan the Mad of Castile.

Married in 1521 at Linz Princess ANNE Jagiellonian of Bohemia and Hungary (*1503 Buda,+1547 Prague).

His issue who reigned:

-Elizabeth (*1526,+1545; Queen of Poland),

-MAXIMILIAN II (*1527,+1576),

-Anna (*1528,+1590; Electress of Bavaria),

-Catherine (*1533,+1572; Queen of Poland),

-CHARLES II (*1540,+1590).

Died in 1564 in Vienna.

Buried with his consort Archduchess Anna Jagiellonian in the Cathedral of St Vitus in Prague.

 

 

1564-1590: CHARLES II (Karl II. Archduke of Inner Austria: Styria, Carinthia and Carniola)

Born in 1540 in Vienna.

Father: Archduke Ferdinand I of Austria. Mother: Archduchess Anna Jagiellonian of Bohemia and Hungary.

Married in 1571 in Vienna Princess MARIA ANNE of Bavaria (*1551 Munich,+1608 Graz).

His issue who reigned:

-FERDINAND II (*1578,+1637),

-Anna (*1573,+1598; Queen of Poland and Sweden),

-Maria Christina (*1574,+1621; Princess of Transylvania),

-Margaret (*1584,+1611; Queen of Spain),

-Constance (*1588,+1631; Queen of Poland),

-Maria Magdalena (*1589,+1631; Grand Duchess of Tuscany).

Died in 1590 in Graz.

Buried in the Benedictine Abbey at Seckau.

His consort Maria Anna of Bavaria was buried in the Imperial Mausoleum in Graz.

 

 

1564-1576: MAXIMILIAN II (Roman Emperor, German king, King of Bohemia and Hungary)

Born in 1527 in Vienna.

Father: Archduke Ferdinand I of Austria. Mother: Archduchess Anna Jagiellonian of Bohemia and Hungary.

Married in 1548 at Valladolid, Spain Princess MARY of Spain (*1528 Madrid,+1603 Villa Monte, Spain).

His issue who reigned:

-Anna (*1549,+1580; Queen of Spain),

-RUDOLPH V (*1552,+1612);

-Elizabeth (*1554,+1592; Queen of France),

-MATTHEW (*1557,+1619).

Died in 1576 in Regensburg.

Buried in the Cathedral of St Vitus in Prague.

His consort Archduchess Mary of Spain was buried in the Church of St Clara (Discalced Franciscans) in Madrid.

 

 

1576-1608: RUDOLPH V (Rudolf V; Roman Emperor and German king as Rudolph II, King of Bohemia, Croatia and Hungary)

Born in 1552 in Vienna.

Father: Archduke Maximilian II of Austria. Mother: Archduchess Mary of Spain.

Unmarried.

Deposed in 1608.

Died in 1612 in Prague.

Buried in the Cathedral of St Vitus in Prague.

 

 

1608-1619: MATTHEW (Matthias; Roman Emperor, German king, King of Bohemia, Croatia and Hungary)

Born in 1557 in Vienna.

Father: Archduke Maximilian II of Austria. Mother: Archduchess Mary of Spain.

Married in 1611 in Vienna Archduchess ANNE of Tyrol (*1585 Innsbruck,+1618 Vienna).

Died in 1619 in Vienna.

Buried with his consort Anna of Tyrol in the Capuchin Church in Vienna.

 

 

1619-1637: FERDINAND III (Roman Emperor and German king as Ferdinand II, King of Bohemia and Hungary)

Born in 1578 in Graz.

Father: Archduke Charles II of Inner Austria. Mother: Archduchess Maria of Bavaria.

Married firstly in 1600 in Graz Dowager Archduchess of Austria Maria Anna of Bavaria (*1574 Munich,+1616 Graz).

Married secondly in 1622 in Innsbruck Princess ELEANOR Gonzaga of Mantua (*1598 Mantua,+1655 Vienna).

His issue who reigned:

-FERDINAND IV (*1608,+1657; son of Maria Anna),

-Maria Anna (*1610,+1665; Electress of Bavaria; daughter of Maria Anna),

-Cecilia Renata (*1611,+1644; Queen of Poland; daughter of Maria Anna).

Died in 1637 in Vienna.

Buried in the Imperial Mausoleum at Graz with his first consort Maria Anna of Bavaria.

His second consort Archduchess Eleanor of Mantua was buried in St Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna.

 

 

1637-1657: FERDINAND IV (Roman Emperor and German king as Ferdinand III, King of Bohemia and Hungary)

Born in 1608 in Graz.

Father: Archduke Ferdinand III of Austria. Mother: Archduchess Maria Anna of Bavaria.

Married firstly in 1631 in Vienna Princess MARIA ANNE of Spain (*1608 Escorial,+1646 Linz).

Married secondly in 1648 in Linz Archduchess MARIA LEOPOLDINA of Tyrol (*1632 Innsbruck,+1649 Vienna).

Married thirdly in 1651 in Vienna Princess ELEANOR Gonzaga of Mantua (*1630 Mantua,+1686 Vienna).

His issue who reigned:

-Ferdinand IV (*1633,+1654; Emperor, King of Bohemia and Hungary; son of Maria Anna),

-Maria Anna (*1635,+1696; Queen of Spain; daughter of Maria Anna),

-LEOPOLD VI (*1640,+1705; son of Maria Anna),

-Eleanor (*1653,+1697; Queen of Poland; daughter of Eleanor).

Died in 1657 in Vienna.

Buried with his three consorts in the Capuchin Church in Vienna.

 

 

1657-1705: LEOPOLD VI

(Roman Emperor and German king as Leopold I, King of Bohemia and Hungary)

Born in 1640 in Vienna.

Father: Archduke Ferdinand III of Austria. Mother: Archduchess Maria Anna of Spain.

Married firstly in 1666 in Vienna Princess MARGARET THERESA of Spain (*1651 Madrid,+1673 Vienna).

Married secondly in 1673 in Vienna Archduchess CLAUDIA FELICITY of Tyrol (*1653 Innsbruck,+1676 Vienna).

Married thirdly in 1676 in Vienna Princess ELEANOR MAGDALEN of Palatinate-Neuburg (*1655 Düsseldorf,+1720 Vienna).

His issue who reigned:

-Maria Antonia (*1669,+1692; Electress of Bavaria; daughter of Margaret Theresa),

-JOSEPH I (*1678,+1711; son of Eleanor Magdalen),

-Maria Anna (*1683,+1754; Queen of Portugal; daughter of Eleanor Magdalen),

-CHARLES III (*1685,+1740; son of Eleanor Magdalen).

Died in 1705 in Vienna.

Buried with his first and third consort in the Capuchin Church in Vienna.

His second consort Archduchess Claudia Felicity was buried in the Dominican Church in Vienna.

 

 

1705-1711: JOSEPH I (Roman Emperor, German king, King of Bohemia, Hungary, Naples and Sicily)

Born in 1678 in Vienna.

Father: Archduke Leopold VI of Austria. Mother: Archduchess Eleanor Magdalen of Palatinate-Neuburg.

Married in 1699 in Vienna Princess WILHELMINA AMALIA of Brunswick-Lüneburg (*1673 Lüneburg,+1742 Vienna).

His issue who reigned:

-Maria Josepha (*1699,+1757; Queen of Poland, Electress of Saxony),

-Maria Amalia (*1701,+1756; Electress of Bavaria).

Died in 1711 in Vienna.

Buried in the Capuchin Church in Vienna.

His consort Archduchess Wilhelmina Amalia was buried in the Convent of Salesian Nuns in Vienna.

 

 

1711-1740: CHARLES III (Karl III.; Roman Emperor and German king as Charles VI, King of Bohemia, Croatia, Hungary, Naples and Sicily, Duke of Parma)

Born in 1685 in Vienna.

Father: Archduke Leopold VI of Austria. Mother: Archduchess Eleanor Magdalen of Palatinate-Neuburg.

Married in 1708 in Barcelona Princess ElLIZABETH CHRISTINA of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (*1691 Wolfenbüttel,+1750 Vienna).

His issue who reigned: MARIA THERESA (*1717,+1780).

Died in 1740 in Vienna.

Buried with his consort Archduchess Elizabeth Christina in the Capuchin Church in Vienna.

 

 

1740-1780: MARIA THERESA (Maria Theresia; Queen of Bohemia and Hungary, Duchess of Parma)

Born in 1717 in Vienna.

Father: Archduke Charles III of Austria. Mother: Archduchess Elizabeth Christina of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel.

Married in 1736 in Vienna Duke FRANCIS STEPHEN of Lorraine, later Emperor Francis I Stephen (*1708 Luneville,+1765 Innsbruck).

Her issue who reigned:

-JOSEPH II (*1741,+1790),

-Marie Amalie (*1746,+1804; Duchess of Parma),

-LEOPOLD VII (*1747,+1792),

-Marie Caroline (*1752,+1814; Queen of the Two Sicilies),

-Ferdinand (*1754,+1806; Duke of Massa-Carrara),

-Marie Antoinette (*1755,+1793; Queen of France).

Died in 1780 in Vienna.

Buried with her consort Emperor Francis I Stephen in the Capuchin Church in Vienna.

 

 

HOUSE OF HABSBURG-LORRAINE (Habsburg-Lothringer)

1764/80-1790: JOSEPH II (Roman Emperor, German king, King of Bohemia, Galicia and Hungary)

Born in 1741 in Schönbrunn.

Father: Emperor Francis I Stephen. Mother: Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria.

Married firstly in 1760 in Vienna Princess Isabella of Bourbon-Parma (*1741 Madrid,+1763 Vienna).

Married secondly in 1765 in Vienna Princess MARIA JOSEPHA of Bavaria (*1739 Munich,+1767 Vienna).

Died in 1790 in Vienna.

Buried with his both consorts in the Capuchin Church in Vienna.

 

 

1790-1792: LEOPOLD VII (Roman Emperor and German king as Leopold II, King of Bohemia and Hungary, Grand Duke of Tuscany)

Born in 1747 in Schönbrunn.

Father: Emperor Francis I Stephen. Mother: Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria.

Married in 1765 in Innsbruck Princess MARIA LOUISE of Spain and Sicily (*1745 Portici near Naples,+1792 Vienna).

His issue who reigned:

-Maria Theresa (*1767,+1827; Queen of Saxony),

-FRANCIS II/I (1768,+1835),

-Ferdinand III (1769,+1824; Grand Duke of Tuscany).

Died in 1792 in Vienna.

Buried with his consort Archduchess Maria Louisa in the Capuchin Church in Vienna.

 

 

1792-1804: FRANCIS I (Franz I.; from 1804 Emperor of Austria; Roman Emperor, German king, King of Bohemia, Croatia-Slavonia, Galicia and Hungary)

Born in 1768 in Florence.

Father: Archduke Leopold VII. Mother: Archduchess Maria Louisa of Spain.

Married firstly in 1788 in Vienna Duchess Elizabeth of Württemberg (*1767 Treptow,+1790 Vienna).

Married secondly in 1790 in Vienna Princess MARIA THERESA of Naples-Sicily (*1772 Naples,+1807 Vienna).

Married thirdly in 1808 in Vienna Archduchess MARIA LODOVICA of Modena (*1787 Monza,+1816 Verona).

Married fourthly in 1816 in Vienna Princess CAROLINE AUGUSTA of Bavaria (*1792 Mannheim,+1873 Vienna).

He was never crowned in Austria.

His issue who reigned:

-Marie Louise (*1791,+1847; Empress of the French; daughter of Maria Theresa),

-FERDINAND I (*1793,+1875; son of Maria Theresa),

-Maria Leopoldina (*1797,+1826; Queen of Portugal, Empress of Brazil; daughter of Maria Theresa).

Died in 1835 in Vienna.

Buried with all his consorts in the Capuchin Church in Vienna.

 

 

AUSTRIAN EMPIRE 1804-1918:

HOUSE OF HABSBURG-LORRAINE

1804-1835: FRANCIS I

(Franz I.; King of Bohemia, Croatia-Slavonia, Dalmatia, Hungary and Lombardo-Venetia)

 

 

1835-1848: FERDINAND I THE GOOD (Ferdinand I. der Gute; King of Bohemia, Croatia-Slavonia, Dalmatia, Galicia, Hungary and Lombardo-Venetia)

Born in 1793 in Vienna.

Father: Emperor Francis I of Austria. Mother: Empress Maria Theresa of Naples-Sicily.

Married in 1831 in Vienna Princess MARIA ANNA of Sardinia (*1803 Rome,+1884 Prague).

He was never crowned in Austria.

Abdicated in 1848.

Died in 1875 in Prague.

Buried with his consort Empress Maria Anna of Sardinia in the Capuchin Church in Vienna.

 

 

1848-1916: FRANCIS JOSEPH I (Franz Joseph I.; King of Bohemia, Croatia-Slavonia, Dalmatia, Galicia, Hungary and Lombardo-Venetia)

Born in 1848 in Vienna.

Father: Archduke Francis of Austria. Mother: Archduchess Sophia of Bavaria.

Married in 1854 in Vienna Duchess ELIZABETH of Bavaria (*1837 Munich,+1898 Geneva).

He was never crowned in Austria.

Died in 1916 in Vienna.

Buried with his consort Empress Elizabeth of Bavaria in the Capuchin Church in Vienna.

 

 

1916-1918: CHARLES I

(Karl I.; King of Bohemia, Croatia-Slavonia, Dalmatia, Galicia and Hungary)

Born in 1887 in Persenbeug.

Father: Archduke Otto of Austria. Mother: Archduchess Maria of Saxony.

Married in 1911 in Schwarzau am Steinfelde Princess ZITA of Bourbon-Parma (*1892 Villa Pianore,+1989 Zizers, Switzerland).

He was never crowned in Austria.

His issue who reigned: Otto (*1912; nominal King of Hungary).

Deposed in 1918 and exiled in Switzerland (1919-21) and on Madeira (1921-22).

Died in 1922 in Monte, Madeira.

Buried in the Church of Our Lady of Monte, Madeira.

His consort Empress Zita was buried in the Capuchin Church in Vienna.

 

 

REPUBLIC OF AUSTRIA FROM 1918

 

The tombs of Archduke MATTHEW and his consort Archduchess ANNE OF TYROL in the Capuchin Church in Vienna (Austria)

 

The tomb of Archduchess MARIA THERESA and her consort Emperor FRANCIS STEPHEN in the Capuchin Church in Vienna (Austria)

 

FOREIGN ROYAL BURIALS IN AUSTRIA:

ADMONT

Anastasia of Kiev, Queen of Hungary, consort of King Andrew I

GMUNDEN

Marie of Saxe-Altenburg, Queen of Hanover, consort of King George V

OSSIACH

Boleslaus II the Bold, King of Poland

STAMS

1. Anne of Bohemia, Queen of Bohemia, consort of King Henry of Carinthia

2. Elizabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Germany and Sicily, consort of King Conrad IV/I

3. Henry of Carinthia, King of Bohemia

ST FLORIAN

Catherine of Habsburg, Queen of Poland, consort of King Sigismund II Augustus

ST PAUL IM LAVANTTAL

Agnes of Austria, Queen of Hungary, consort of King Andrew III

VIENNA

1. Adelgunde of Bavaria, Duchess of Modena, consort of Duke Francis V

2. Barbara of Thun-Hohenstein, Princess of Liechtenstein, consort of Prince Anthony Florian

3. Caroline von Manderscheidt-Blankenheim, Princess of Liechtenstein, consort of Prince Aloysius I

4. Eleanor of Habsburg, Queen of Poland, consort of King Michael Korybut Wiśniowiecki

5. Elizabeth of Austria, Queen of France, consort of King Charles IX

6. Francis V, Duke of Modena

7. Ferdinand of Austria, Duke of Massa, consort of Duchess Maria Beatrice

8. Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany

9. Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany

10. Louise Maria of Naples, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, consort of Grand Duke Ferdinand III

11. Maria Anna of Liechtenstein, Princess of Liechtenstein, consort of Prince Joseph Wenceslaus

12. Maria Anna of Saxony, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, consort of Grand Duke Ferdinand III

13. Maria Antonia of Austria, Electress of Bavaria, consort of Elector Maximilian II Emmanuel

14. Maria Antonia of Naples, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, consort of Grand Duke Leopold II

15. Maria Beatrice Duchess of Massa

16. Maria Caroline, Queen of Naples-Sicily, consort of King Ferdinand IV/III

17. Marie Louise, Empress of France, consort of Emperor Napoleon I

VIENNA-HUETTELDORF

Leopoldine of Sternberg, Princess of Liechtenstein, consort of Prince Francis Joseph I

VIENNA-MARIABRUNN

Maria Anna Kottulinski, Princess of Liechtenstein, consort of Prince Joseph John Adam

 

 

WIENER NEUSTADT (AUSTRIA)

BURIED IN ST GEORGE’S CHAPEL (Wiener Neustadt Georgskapelle, Burgplatz):

 

Archduke MAXIMILIAN I (+1519)

 

His cenotaph is to be found in the Court Church in Innsbruck. His heart was buried inside the tomb of his first consort Duchess Mary of Burgundy in the Church of Our Lady in Bruges (Belgium).

 

 

WIENER NEUSTADT (AUSTRIA)

BURIED IN THE NEUKLOSTERKIRCHE (Wiener Neustadt, Neuklostergasse):

 

Archduchess ELEANOR OF PORTUGAL (+1467), consort of Archduke Frederick V

 

AUSTRIAN REGALIA

 

The most important items of the Austrian regalia are on public display at the Treasury (Schatzkammer) in Vienna’s Hofburg Palace and include:

-the Austrian archducal hat of Joseph II (1764),

-the Imperial Crown of Austria (late 16th century),

-the Imperial Sceptre of Austria (early 17th century),

-the Imperial Orb of Austria (early 17th century),

-the Imperial Sword of Austria (16th century),

-the coronation mantle of Austrian emperors (1830).

 

The Austrian imperial regalia

 

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Le Gras M. A., Album des pavillons, guidons, flammes de toutes les puissances maritimes, Paris 1858

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