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Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor

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Frederick III Habsburg was born in 1415. He became archduke Frederick V of Austria in 1424. He acceded as emperor of the Holy Roman Empire in 1440 and was married to Eleanore of Portugal. Frederick's father was Ernest the Iron[?] (Ernst der Eiserne),born 1406 and his wife Cymburga of Masovia. Frederick III had a son named Maximilian. For the last ten years of Frederick's life he and his son co-ruled as emperors. Frederick died 1493.

Preceded by:
Albert II, Holy Roman Emperor
List of German Kings and Emperors Succeeded by:
Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor

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