Frederick III (German: Friedrich III, 21 September 1415 – 19 August 1493) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1452 until his death in 1493. He was the fourth king and first emperor of the House of Habsburg. He was the penultimate emperor to be crowned by the pope, and the last to be crowned in Rome.
Frederick (III), German king from 1314 to 1326, also duke of Austria (as Frederick III) from 1308, the second son of the German king Albert I. After his father’s murder (1308) Frederick became the head of the House of Habsburg and duke of Austria but did not succeed him as king, the count of.
Frederick III, 1831–88, emperor of Germany and king of Prussia (Mar.–June, 1888), son and successor of William I . In 1858 he married Victoria , the princess royal of England, who exerted considerable influence over him. Frederick was a liberal and a patron of art and learning.
Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor; (September 21, 1415 – August 19, 1493) was elected as German King as the successor of Albert II in 1440. Born in Innsbruck, he was the son of Duke Ernest the Iron from the Leopoldinian line of the Habsburg family ruling Inner Austria, i.e. Styria, Carinthia, and Carniola, and of Ernest's wife Cymburgis of ...
Frederick I, duke of Swabia (as Frederick III, 1147–90) and German king and Holy Roman emperor (1152–90), who challenged papal authority and sought to establish German predominance in western Europe. He died while on the Third Crusade to the Holy Land. Learn more about Frederick’s life and reign.
A weak yet tenacious emperor: Frederick III. Frederick III was the longest-reigning emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, ruling for 53 years. He is also famous for his device composed of the letter sequence ‘AEIOU’, although it has never been conclusively decoded. Frederick was born in 1415 to Ernest ‘the Iron’ and Cymburgis of Masovia.
Frederick III (1415–93) Holy Roman Emperor (1440–93). He attempted to win the thrones of Bohemia and Hungary after the death (1458) of his ward, Ladislas V. Instead he lost Austria, Carinthia, Carniola, and Styria to Matthias Corvinus of Hungary, recovering them only on Matthias' death (1490).
Oct 18, 1831 - Jun 15, 1888 Frederick III was German Emperor and King of Prussia between March and June 1888, during the Year of the Three Emperors. Known informally as "Fritz", he was the...
For the medieval emperor, see Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor . English: Frederick III (Frederick William Nicholas Charles; October 18, 1831 – June 15, 1888), (German language): Friedrich III., Deutscher Kaiser und König von Preußen) was German Emperor and King of Prussia, ruling for 99 days until his death in 1888.
Frederick III, 1415–93, Holy Roman emperor (1452–93) and German king (1440–93). With his brother Albert VI he inherited the duchies of Styria, Carinthia, and Carniola. He became head of the house of Hapsburg at the death (1439) of his distant